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The great communion of scholars : the American South, Germany, and the creation of modernity in the nineteenth century.
This study examines how influential intellectuals from the American South’s four major Protestant denominations came to embrace a form of historicism, the vocation of scholarship, and the idea of the modern university all ...
“Sweet spirit hovering around me” : Texas Methodist women face the Civil War.
Since the publication of David Bebbington’s seminal work, Evangelicals in Modern Britain, historians have defined “evangelicals” as those Christians who prioritize activism, biblicism, conversionism, and crucicentrism. ...
Educating the Protestant International : the influence of Halle Pietism in eighteenth-century charity education.
Scholars have accepted the general influence of August Hermann Francke and Halle Pietism among English-speaking Protestant groups in the eighteenth century. One of the institutional byproducts of Francke’s influence was ...
The compassionate college woman and the confident college man : examining gender and race at American colleges from 1890 to 1910.
Students attending higher education institutions during Progressive Era America consistently admired confidence in men and compassion in women. With the immense social changes during this time period, a mix of gender ideals ...
An examination of English Catholic preaching under Queen Mary I, 1553-1558.
An examination of English printed sermons during the reign of Queen Mary I, showing their similarities to other Catholic Reformation sermons and demonstrating their place in the evolution of English homiletics.
The soil and the soul : religion and agriculture in colonial New England, 1650-1800.
This dissertation explores published literature of the New England colonies relating to agriculture from the point of English settlement to 1800. While many works have sought to recover the realities of agriculture during ...