Selected Bibliography: Religion and the American Civil War

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Selected Bibliography: Religion and the American Civil War


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Aamodt, Terrie D. Righteous Armies, Holy Causes: Apocalyptic Imagery and the Civil War Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 2002.

Armstrong, Warren B. For Courageous Fighting and Confident Dying: Union Chaplains in the Civil War. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1998.

Bell, Marty G. "The Civil War: Presidents and Religion." Baptist History & Heritage 32, nos. 3-4 (July/October 1997): 101-115.

Berends, Kurt O. "'Wholesome Reading Purifies and Elevates the Man': The Religious Military Press in the Confederacy." In Religion and the American Civil War, ed. Randall M. Miller, 131-166. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Beringer, Richard E. The Elements of Confederate Defeat: Nationalism, War Airas, and Religion. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1989. "Baptists and the Civil War." Baptist History & Heritage 32, nos. 3-4 (July/October 1997).

Blight, David W. Frederick Douglass' Civil War: Keeping Faith in Jubilee. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1989.

Boles, John B. The Irony of Southern Religion. New York: E Lang, 1994.

--. Masters and Slaves in the House of the Lord: Pace and Religion in the American South, 1740-1870. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1988. Brown, Robert R. And One Was a Soldier: The Spiritual Pilgrimage of Robert E. Lee.

Shippensburg, PA: White Mane Books, 1998. Burton, Joe Wright. Road to Recovery: Southern Baptist Renewal Following the Civil War, as Seen Especially in the Work of I. T. Tichenor. Nashville: Broadman Press, 1977.

Carwardine, Richard J. Evangelicals and Politics in Antebellum America. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1993.

--. "Methodists, Politics and the Coming of the Civil War." In Methodism and the Shaping of American Culture, eds. Nathan O. Hatch and John H. Wigger, 309-342. Nashville: Kingswood Books, 2001.

Chesebrough, David B. Clergy Dissent in the Old South, 1830-1865. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1996.

--"God Ordained This War": Sermons on the Sectional Crisis, 1830-1865. Columbia: University of South Carolina, 1991.

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--. No Sorrow Like Our Sorrow: Northern Protestant Ministers and the Assassination of Lincoln. Kent: Kent State University Press, 1994.

Cornelius, Janet Duitsman. Slave Missions and the Black Church in the Antebellum South. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1999.

Crowther, Edward R. Southern Evangelicals and the Coming of the Civil War. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 2000.

--. Southern Protestants, Slavery and Secession: A Study in Religious Ideology, 1830-1861. Dissertation: Auburn University, 1986.

Daly, John Patrick. When Slavery Was Called Freedom: Evangelicalism, Proslavery, and the Causes of the Civil War. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2002.

DeBoer, Clara Merritt. Be Jubilant My Feet: African American Abolitionists in the American Missionary Association, 1839-1861. New York: Garland Publishing, 1994.

--. His Truth Is Marching On: African Americans Who Taught the Freedmen for the American Missionary Association, 1861-1877. New York: Garland Publishing, 1994.

Dickens, William E., Jr. Answering the Call: The Story of the U. S. Military Chaplaincy from the Revolution through the Civil War. Dissertation.com, 1999.

Farmer, James O., Jr. The Metaphysical Confederacy: James Henley Thornwell and the Synthesis of Southern Values. Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 1999.

Faherty, William B. Exile in Erin: A Confederate Chaplain's Story: The Life of Father John B. Bannon. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2002.

Faust, Drew Gilpin. "Christian Soldiers: The Meaning of Revivalism in the Confederate Army." Journal of Southern History 53, no. 1 (February 1987), 63-90.

--. The Creation of Confederate Nationalism: Ideology and Identity in the Civil War South. …

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