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A Communion of ShadowsReligion and Photography in Nineteenth-Century America

A Communion of Shadows: Religion and Photography in Nineteenth-Century America

Rachel McBride Lindsey

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469633725
eISBN:
9781469633732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633725.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

When the revolutionary technology of photography erupted in American culture in 1839, it swiftly became, in the day’s parlance, a “mania.” This richly illustrated book positions vernacular ... More

The Promise of PatriarchyWomen and the Nation of Islam

The Promise of Patriarchy: Women and the Nation of Islam

Ula Yvette Taylor

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633930
eISBN:
9781469633954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633930.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The patriarchal structure of the Nation of Islam (NOI) promised black women the prospect of finding a provider and a protector among the organization’s men, who were fiercely committed to these ... More

Religious FreedomThe Contested History of an American Ideal

Religious Freedom: The Contested History of an American Ideal

Tisa Wenger

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634623
eISBN:
9781469634647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634623.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Religious freedom is so often presented as a timeless American ideal and an inalienable right, appearing fully formed at the founding of the United States. That is simply not so, Tisa Wenger contends ... More

Race and the Making of the Mormon People

Race and the Making of the Mormon People

Max Perry Mueller

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469636160
eISBN:
9781469633770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636160.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The nineteenth-century history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, this book argues, illuminates the role that religion played in forming the notion of three “original” American ... More

Religion of ChiropracticPopulist Healing from the American Heartland

Religion of Chiropractic: Populist Healing from the American Heartland

Holly Folk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632797
eISBN:
9781469632810
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632797.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Chiropractic is the most common form of alternative medicine in the United States today, but its origins stretch back to the popular healing subcultures of the nineteenth century. This book focuses ... More

William JamesPsychical Research and the Challenge of Modernity

William James: Psychical Research and the Challenge of Modernity

Krister Dylan Knapp

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631240
eISBN:
9781469631264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631240.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In this insightful new book on the remarkable William James, the American psychologist and philosopher, Krister Dylan Knapp provides the first deeply historical and acutely analytical account of ... More

Christianity, Social Justice, and the Japanese American Incarceration During World War II

Christianity, Social Justice, and the Japanese American Incarceration During World War II

Anne M. Blankenship

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629209
eISBN:
9781469629223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629209.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Anne M. Blankenship's study of Christianity in the infamous camps where Japanese Americans were incarcerated during World War II yields insights both far-reaching and timely. While most Japanese ... More

Luminous BrotherhoodAfro-Creole Spiritualism in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans

Luminous Brotherhood: Afro-Creole Spiritualism in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans

Emily Suzanne Clark

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628783
eISBN:
9781469628806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628783.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In the midst of a nineteenth-century boom in spiritual experimentation, the Cercle Harmonique, a remarkable group of African-descended men, practiced Spiritualism in heavily Catholic New Orleans from ... More

American Universities and the Birth of Modern Mormonism, 1867-1940 

American Universities and the Birth of Modern Mormonism, 1867-1940 

Thomas W. Simpson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628639
eISBN:
9781469628653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628639.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In the closing decades of the nineteenth century, college-age Latter-day Saints began undertaking a remarkable intellectual pilgrimage to the nation's elite universities, including Harvard, Columbia, ... More

Religion, Art, and MoneyEpiscopalians and American Culture from the Civil War to the Great Depression

Religion, Art, and Money: Episcopalians and American Culture from the Civil War to the Great Depression

Peter W. Williams

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469626970
eISBN:
9781469628134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626970.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This cultural history of mainline Protestantism and American cities--most notably, New York City--focuses on rich, city-dwelling Episcopalians and what they did with their money. Peter Williams ... More

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