General Treatments of Religion in the South
The Great Awakening in the South
Native American Religion in the South
The African American Experience
Roman Catholicism in the South
Judaism in the South
Anglican and Episcopal Traditions in the South
Religion and Society in the South
Southern Religious Thought
Overviews of American Religion
Ahlstrom, Sydney E. A Religious History of the American People. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1972.
Albanese, Catherine L. America: Religions and Religion. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1981.
Handy, Robert T. A History of the Churches in the United States and
Canada. New York: Oxford University Press,
Noll, Mark A. A History of Christianity in the United States and Canada.
Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1992.
II. Overviews of Religion in the South
Bailey, Kenneth K. Southern White Protestantism in the Twentieth Century. New York: Harper and Row, 1964.
_______. "Southern White Protestantism at the Turn of the Century," American Historical Review 68 (1963): 618-35.
Baker, Tod A. and Robert B. Steed, eds. Religion and Politics in the
South: Mass and Elite Perspectives. New York:
Cash, W.J. The Mind of the South. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1941.
Dollar, George W. A History of Fundamentalism in America. Greenville SC: Bob Jones University Press, 1973.
Eaton, Clement. Freedom of Thought in the Old South. Durham: Duke University Press, 1940.
Franklin, John Hope. "The Confrontation: The South and the Problem of
Change." Journal of Southern History 38 (1972):
Harrell, David Edwin Jr. ed. Varieties of Southern Evangelicalism. Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 1981.
Hill Samuel, On Jordan's Stormy Banks. Macon: Mercer University Press, 1983.
___________. Religion and the Solid South. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1972.
___________. Religion in the Southern States: A Historical Study. Macon: Mercer University Press, 1983.
___________. The South and North in American Religion. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1980.
Mathews, Donald G. Religion in the Old South. Chicago: University of
Chicago Press, 1977.
III. The Great Awakening in the South
Boles, George A. The Great Revival, 1787-1805: The Origins of the Southern
Evangelical Mind. Lexington: University
of Kentucky Press, 1972.
Gewehr, Wesley M. The Great Awakening in Virginia, 1740-1790. Durham:
Duke University Press, 1930.
IV. Native American Religion in the South
Berkhofer, Robert F., Jr. The White Man's Indian: Images of the American
Indian from Columbus to the Present.
New York: Knopf, 1978.
Hudson, Charles M. The Southeastern Indians. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1976.
Albanese, Catherine L. "Exploring Regional Religion: A Case Study of
the Eastern Cherokee." History of Religions 23
V. Resources for the Study of Religion and the African-American Tradition
DuBois, W.E.B. The Souls of Black Folk. Chicago: A.C. McClurg. 1903.
Frazier, Franklin. The Negro Church in America. New York: Schocken Books, 1964.
Haygood, Atticus G. "The Negro in the South," Quarterly Review of the
Methodist Episcopal Church, South 19 (1891):
Wilmore Gayraud S. Black Religion and Black Radicalism: An Examination
of the Black Experience in Religion.
Garden City: Anchor Press/Doubleday, 1973.
Woodson, Carter G. The History of the Negro Church. Washington: Associated Publishers, 1921.
Blassingame, John W. The Slave Community: Plantation Life in the Antebellum
South. New York: Oxford University
Genovese, Eugene D. Roll, Jordan, Roll: The World the Slaves Made. New York: Random House, 1974.
King, Martin Luther, Jr. Letter from the Birmingham Jail
King, Martin Luther, Jr. "I Have A Dream"
Raboteau, Albert J. Slave Religion: The "Invisible Institution" in the
Antebellum South. New York: Oxford
University Press, 1978.
Sernett, Milton C. Black Religion and American Evangelicalism: White
Protestants, Plantation Missions, and the
Flowering of Negro Christianity, 1787-1865. Metuchen: Scarecrow Press, 1975.
Peterson, Thomas V. Ham and Japheth: The Mythic World of Whites in the
Antebellum South. Metuchen: Scarecrow
Purifoy, Lewis M. "The Southern Methodist Church and the Proslavery
Argument." Journal of Southern History 32 (1966):
Smith, H. Shelton, In His Image But...": Racism in Southern Religion,
1780-1910. Durham: Duke University Press,
Stowe, Harriet Beecher, Uncle Tom's Cabin
Washington, Booker, T., Up From Slavery
VI. Roman Catholicism
Ellis, John Tracy, American Catholicism. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1969.
Greely, Andrew M. The Catholic Experience: An Interpretation of the
History of American Catholicism. Garden
City: Doubleday, 1967.
Hennesey, James J. American Catholics: A History of the Roman Catholic
Community in the United States. New
York: Oxford University Press, 1982.
Miller, Randall M. and Jon L. Wakelyn, eds. Catholics in the Old South:
Essays on Church and Society. Macon:
Mercer University Press, 1983.
Pope John Paul II, Evangelium Vitae (The Gospel of Life)
________."A Letter to Women"
________.Ut Unum Sint (That They May Be One)
Giovanni Battista Gaulli - called Baciccio Abraham's Sacrifice of Isaac, ca. 1685-90, Oil on Canvas, 63 1/4 x 51 5/8 inches
Glazer Nathan, American Judaism. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1972.
Blau, Joseph L. Judaism in America: From Curiosity to Third Faith. Chicago: University of Chicago, 1976.
Dinnerstein Leonard and Mary Dale Palsson, eds., Jews in the South. Baton Rouge: Louisiania State University Press, 1973.
Evans, Eli N. The Provincials: A Personal History of Jews in the South.
New York: Antheneum, 1973.
VIII. Anglican and Episcopal Traditions in the South
Brydon, George M. Virginia's Mother Church and the Political Conditions
Under Which It Grew. 2 vols. Richmond:
Virginia Historical Society, 1947-52.
Jones, Jerome W. "The Anglican Church in Colonial Virginia," Ph.D. dissertation, Harvard University, 1960.
Bolton, Sidney, Southern Anglicanism: The Church of England in Colonial
South Carolina. Westport: Greenwood
Jarratt, Devereux, The Life of the Reverend Devereux Jarratt, Rector
of Bath Parish, Dinwiddie County, Virginia.
Baltimore: Warner and Hanna, 1806.
Rouse, Parke, Jr. James Blair, King-Maker of Virgina. Chapel Hill: University
of North Carolina Press, 1971.
IX. Presbyterians in the South
Thompson, Ernest Trice, Presbyterians in the South. 3 vols. Richmond: John Knox Press, 1963-73.
________. The Changing South and the Presbyterian Church in the United
States. Richmond: John Knox Press,
Johnson, Thomas C. History of the Southern Presbyterian Church. American
Church History Series 11. New York:
Christian Literature, 1894.
Smith, H. Shelton, "The Church and the Social Order as Interpreted by
James Henley Thornwell," Church History 7 (1938):
Wilson, Charles Reagan, "Robert Lewis Dabney: Religion and the Southern
Holocaust," Virginia Magazine of History and
Biography 89 (1981): 79-89.
X. Baptists in the South
Baker, Robert A. The Southern Baptist Convention and Its People, 1607-1972. Nashville: Broadman Press, 1974.
Shurden, Walter B. Not a Silent People: Controversies That Have Shaped
Southern Baptists. Nashville: Broadman
Thompson, James J. "Tried as by Fire": Southern Baptists and the Religious Controversies of the 1920's.
Patterson, W. Morgan. "The Influence of Landmarkism Among Baptists,"
Baptist History and Heritage 14 (January
Rodgers, James, Richard Furman: Life and Legacy. Macon: Mercer University Press, 1985.
Russell, C. Allyn "J. Frank Norris: Violent Fundamentalist," Southwestern Historical, 75 Quarterly (1972): 271-302.
Toulouse, Mark G. "A Case Study in Schism: J. Frank Norris and the Southern
Baptist Convention," Foundations 24
XI. Southern Methodism
Bucke, Emory S. ed. The History of American Methodism. 3 vols. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1964.
Alexander, Gross, History of the Methodist Church, South. American Church
History Series 11. New York: Christian
Daniel, W. Harrison, "A Brief Account of the Methodist Episcopal Church,
South in the Confederacy," Methodist History 6
Farish, Hunter D. The Circuit Rider Dismounts: A Social History of Southern
Methodism, 1865-1900. Richmond:
Dietz Press, 1938.
Bauman, Mark K. Warren Akin Candler: The Conservative as Idealist. Metuchen: Scarecrow Press, 1981.
Jones, Charles C. Perfectionist Persuasion. Metuchen: Scarecrow Press,
XII. Other Groups
Anderson, H. George, Lutheranism in the Southeastern States, 1860-1866:
A Social History. The Hague: Mouton,
Stokes, Durwood T. and William T. Scott, A History of the Christian
Churches in the South. Burlington: Southern
Conference Office of the United Church of Christ, 1973.
Kilgore, Charles F. The James O'Kelly Schism in the Methodist Episcopal
Church. Mexico City: Casa Unida de
Fries, Adelaide, ed. Records of the Moravians in North Carolina. Vols 1-. Raleigh: Edwards and Broughton, 1922-.
Cory, Earl W. "Unitarians and Universalists of the Southeastern United
States during the Nineteenth Century" Ph.D.
dissertation, University of Georgia, 1970.
Roberts, Brigham H. A Complete History of the Church of Jesus Christ
of Latter-day Saints. Vol. 5. Salt Lake City:
Deseret News Press, 1930.
McLoughlin, William G. Modern Revivalism: Charles Grandison Finney to
Billy Graham. New York: Ronald Press,
__________. Billy Graham: Revivalist in a Secular Age. New York: Ronald Press, 1960.
Johnson, Charles A. The Frontier Campmeetings: Religion's Harvest Time.
Dallas: Southern Methodist University Press,
Dolan, Jay P. Catholic Revivalism: The American Experience, 1830-1907.
Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame
Rensi, Ray C. "The Gospel According to Sam Jones," Georgia Historical Quarterly 60 (1976): 251-63.
Smith, Timothy,Revivalism and Social Reform: American Protestantism
on the Eve of the Civil War.
XIV. Religion and Society
Blied, Benjamin, Catholics and the Civil War. Milwaukee: By the author, 1945.
Buckley, Thomas E. Church and State in Revolutionary Virginia, 1776-1787.
Charlottesville: University of Virginia
Clebsch, William, Christian Intrepetations of the Civil War. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1969.
Daniel, W. Harrison, "Protestantism and Patriotism in the Confederacy" Mississippi Quarterly 24 (1971):117-34.
__________. "Southern Protestantism and Secession." Historian 29 (1967): 391-408.
Earle, John R., Dean D. Knudsen, and Donald W. Shriver. Spindles and
Spires: A Re-study of Religion and Social
Change in Gastonia. Atlanta: John Knox Press, 1976.
Eighmy, John L. Churches in Cultural Captivity: A History of Social
Attitudes of Southern Baptists. Knoxville:
University of Tennessee, 1972.
Fish, John O. "Southern Methodists in the Progressive Era: A Social History." Ph. D. dissertation, University of Georgia, 1969.
Goen, C.C. Broken Churches, Broken Nation. Macon: Mercer University Press, 1985.
Hill, Samuel S. Southern Churches in Crisis. Macon: Mercer University Press, 1967.
Holifield, E. Brooks, "Thomas Smyth: The Social Ideas of a Southern
Evangelist." Journal of Presbyterian History 41
Korn, Bertram W. American Jewry and the Civil War. Cleveland: World Publishing, 1861. First published 1951.
Mathews, Donald. Methodism and Slavery. Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1965.
Matthews, Terry. "The Emergence of a Prophet: Andrew Sledd and the "Sledd
Affair" of 1902." Ph.D. dissertation, Duke
Morrow, Ralph, Northern Methodism and Reconstruction. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 1956.
Pope, Liston, Millhands and Preachers. Yale Studies in Religious Education 15. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1942.
Silver, James W. Confederate Morale and Church Propaganda. Tuscaloosa: Confederate Publishing, 1957.
Sledd, Andrew, "The Negro: Another View," The Atlantic Monthly 90 (July 1902): 65-73.
Thomas, Emory M. The Confederacy as a Revolutionary Experience. Columbia:
University of South Carolina Press,
_________. The Confederate Nation. New York: Harper and Row, 1979.
Valentine, Foy, A History of Southern Baptists and Race Relations, 1917-47. New York: Arno Press, 1980.
Williamson, Joel, The Crucible of Race: Black-White Relations in the
American South Since Emancipation. New
York: Oxford University Press, 1984.
Wynes, Charles E. ed. Forgotten Voices: Dissenting Southerners in an
Age of Conformity. Baton Rouge: Louisiana
State University Press, 1967.
XV. Southern Religious Thought
Farmer, James Oscar, Jr. The Metaphysical Confederacy: James Henley
Thornwell and the Synthesis of Southern
Values. Macon: Mercer University Press.
Holifield, E. Brooks, The Gentleman Theologians: American Theology and
Southern Culture, 1795-1860. Durham:
Duke University Press, 1978.
Wilson, Charles Reagan. Baptized in Blood: The Religion of the Lost
Cause, 1865-1920. Athens: University of Georgia
_________. "The Religion of the Lost Cause: Ritual and Organization
of the Southern Civil Religion, 1865-1920." Journal of
Southern History 46 (1980) 219-38.