Southern Religion, Southern Culture

By | 20 August 2019

Southern Religion, Southern Culture Contributions By Ryan L Fletcher, Darren E Grem, Paul Harvey, Alicia Jackson, Ted Ownby, Otis W Pickett, Arthur Remillard, Chad Seales, And Randall J StephensOver Than Three Decades Of Teaching At The University Of Mississippi, Charles Reagan Wilson S Research And Writing Transformed Southern Studies In Key WaysThis Volume Pays Tribute To And Extends Wilson S Seminal Work On Southern Religion And Culture Using Certain Episodes And Moments In Southern Religious History, The Essays Examine The Place And Power Of Religion In Southern Communities And Society It Emulates Wilson S Model, Featuring Both Majority And Minority Voices From Archives And Applying A Variety Of Methods To Explain The South S Religious Diversity And How Religion Mattered In Many Arenas Of Private And Public Life, Often With Life Or Death StakesThe Volume First Concentrates On Churches And Ministers, And Then Considers Religious And Cultural Constructions Outside Formal Religious Bodies And Institutions It Examines The Faiths Expressed Via The Region S Fields, Streets, Homes, Public Squares, Recreational Venues, Roadsides, And Stages In Doing So, This Book Shows That Wilson S Groundbreaking Work On Religion Is An Essential Part Of Southern Studies And Crucial For Fostering Deeper Understanding Of The South S Complicated History And Culture

  • Hardcover
  • 162 pages
  • 9781496820471
  • Southern Religion, Southern Culture
  • Darren E Grem
  • 20 August 2019