Gettysburg Religion Hardback

Refinement, Diversity, and Race in the Antebellum and Civil War Border North

by Steve L. Longenecker;

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Gettysburg Religion

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In the borderland between freedom and slavery, Gettysburg remains among the most legendary Civil War landmarks. A century and a half after the great battle, Cemetery Hill, the Seminary and its ridge, and the Peach Orchard remain powerful memories for their embodiment of the small-town North and their ability to touch themes vital to nineteenth-century religion. During this period, three patterns became particularly prominent: refinement, diversity, and war. In Gettysburg Religion, author Steve Longenecker explores the religious history of antebellum and Civil War Sera Gettysburg, shedding light on the remarkable diversity of American religion and the intricate ways it interacted with the broader culture. Longenecker argues that Gettysburg religion revealed much about larger American society and about how trends in the Border North mirrored national developments. In many ways, Gettysburg and its surrounding Border North religion belonged to the future and signaled a coming pattern for modern America.

Gettysburg Religion by Steve L. Longenecker was published by Fordham University Press in January 2014. The ISBN for Gettysburg Religion is 9780823255191.

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Details for Gettysburg Religion

Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherFordham University Press (January 2014)
Number of Pages208
Thickness23 mm
Height231 mm
Width160 mm
Product Code4267371
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