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The Long Life of Proslavery Religion

Luke E. Harlow

in The World the Civil War Made

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624181
eISBN:
9781469624204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624181.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines the role played by proslavery religion in the antebellum white South. American Protestantism faced an intractable crisis over slavery prior to the Civil War, and the country's ... More


The Making of a White Middle Class: The Ku Klux Klan and Urban Reform

Chris Rhomberg

in No There There: Race, Class, and Political Community in Oakland

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520236189
eISBN:
9780520940888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236189.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter explores the rise of the white Protestant middle-class population and its formation as a group. It argues that the Oakland Klan movement had its greatest impact on the city's majority ... More


Christianization of America in the World

Cara Lea Burnidge

in A Peaceful Conquest: Woodrow Wilson, Religion, and the New World Order

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226232317
eISBN:
9780226232454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226232454.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter turns to the 1912 presidential campaign as a reflection of the informal white Protestant moral establishment of the early twentieth century. From journalists to theologians, members of ... More


Unrest in Zion: Southern Churches in Depression and War

Elizabeth Fones-Wolf and Ken Fones-Wolf

in Struggle for the Soul of the Postwar South: White Evangelical Protestants and Operation Dixie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039034
eISBN:
9780252097003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039034.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how southern religious institutions responded to economic collapse, social unrest, and a horrific world war. During the 1930s, church membership declined throughout the South as ... More


Meaning, Cultural Symbols, and Campaign Strategies

David C. Leege and Kenneth D. Wald

in The Affect Effect: Dynamics of Emotion in Political Thinking and Behavior

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226574417
eISBN:
9780226574431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226574431.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter, which argues for emotion's central role in cultural politics, first introduces a theory of cultural politics followed by the dynamics of political campaigns. It then evaluates how ... More


Constructing a Region of Christian Free Enterprise

Elizabeth Fones-Wolf and Ken Fones-Wolf

in Struggle for the Soul of the Postwar South: White Evangelical Protestants and Operation Dixie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039034
eISBN:
9780252097003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039034.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter traces the emergence of a Christian free enterprise vision for the South at the end of the war. For evangelical businessmen, the region seemed a new promised land for growth and ... More


Saxon Eyes and Barbaric Souls: Responses to the American Annexation of the Philippines in Europe and Latin America

Susan K. Harris

in God's Arbiters: Americans and the Philippines, 1898-1902

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199740109
eISBN:
9780190252823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199740109.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter briefly surveys European responses to annexation and then looks at the ways in which Latin Americans constructed their own national identities in opposition to the white Protestant ... More


Evangelical Christians and Anti-Jewish Conspiracy Theories

Yaakov Ariel

in An Unusual Relationship: Evangelical Christians and Jews

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770689
eISBN:
9780814762936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770689.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents an important segment of the evangelical publications on the Jews from the 1910s through the 1930s, which combined evangelical messianic thought, global conspiracy theories, and ... More


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