Ye That are Men Now Serve Him Hardback

Radical Holiness Theology and Gender in the South

by Colin B. Chapell;


Stock available

 


Free UK delivery when you spend £10 or more

Price and Purchase

Offer price: £53.50 Free UK Delivery
Go to Basket We accept VISA, Mastercard, Paypal and Buy Now Pay Later

If you're buying for a church, school or business, why not Buy Now Pay Later?

Find Out More

Ye That are Men Now Serve Him

Full Product Description

Modernity remade much of the world in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and was nowhere more transformational than in the American South. In the wake of the Civil War, the region not only formed new legal, financial, and social structures, but citizens of the South also faced disorienting uncertainty about personal identity and even gender itself." Ye That Are Men Now Serve Him" traces the changes in southern gender roles during the New South period of 1877 1915 and demonstrates that religion is the key to perceiving how constructions of gender changed. The Civil War cleaved southerners from the culture they had developed organically during antebellum decades, raising questions that went to the very heart of selfhood: What does it mean to be a man? How does a good woman behave? Unmoored from traditional anchors of gender, family, and race, southerners sought guidance from familiar sources: scripture and their churches. In "Ye That Are Men Now Serve Him," Colin Chapell traces how concepts of gender evolved within the majority Baptist and Methodist denominations as compared to the more fluid and innovative Holiness movement. Grounded in expansive research into the archives of the Southern Baptist Convention; Methodist Episcopal Church, South; and the Holiness movement, Chapell s writing is also enlivened by a rich trove of primary sources: diaries, sermons, personal correspondence, published works, and unpublished memoirs. Chapell artfully contrasts the majority Baptist and Methodist view of gender with the relatively radical approaches of the emerging Holiness movement, thereby bringing into focus how subtle differences in belief gave rise to significantly different ideas of gender roles. Scholars have explored class, race, and politics as factors that contributed to contemporary southern identity, and Chapell restores theology to its intuitive place at the center of southern identity. Probing and illuminating, "Ye That Are Men Now Serve Him "offers much of interest to scholars and readers of the South, southern history, and religion."

Ye That are Men Now Serve Him by Colin B. Chapell was published by The University of Alabama Press in August 2016. The ISBN for Ye That are Men Now Serve Him is 9780817319229.

Reviews of Ye That are Men Now Serve Him

Customer reviews and testimonials Write a review

Product Q&A

Got a question? No problem! Just click here to ask us about Ye That are Men Now Serve Him.

Specifications

Details for Ye That are Men Now Serve Him

Page last updated 19th November 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherThe University of Alabama Press (August 2016)
Weight499g
Number of Pages256
Thickness508 mm
Height229 mm
Width152 mm
ISBN9780817319229
ISBN-100817319220
Product Code4451198
Eden is an accredited Living Wage employer