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Strangers and Friends at the Welcome Table: Contemporary Christianities in the American South

James Hudnut-Beumler

Abstract

In this fresh and fascinating chronicle of Christianity in the contemporary South, historian and minister James Hudnut-Beumler draws on extensive interviews and his own personal journeys throughout the region over the past decade to present a comprehensive portrait of the South’s long-dominant religion. Hudnut-Beumler traveled to both rural and urban communities, listening to the faithful talk about their lives and beliefs. What he heard pushes hard against prevailing notions of southern Christianity as an evangelical Protestant monolith so predominant as to be unremarkable. True, outside of a ... More

Keywords: Southern Religion, American Christianity, Race and Religion, Christianities, Hurricane Katrina, Christian Homeschooling, Southern United States, South, LGBT, Religious Diversity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781469640372
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640372.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

James Hudnut-Beumler, author
Vanderbilt University