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Religion AMD American Culture By J. Barry Vaughn,

  • Title: Religion AMD American Culture
  • Author: J. Barry Vaughn
  • ISBN: 9780817387211
  • Page: 134
  • Format: Unknown Binding
  • Bishops, Bourbons, and Big Mules tells the story of how the Episcopal Church gained influence over AlabamaOCOs cultural, political, and economic arenas despite being a denominational minority in the state The consensus of southern historians is that, since the Second Great Awakening, evangelicalism has dominated the South This is certainly true when one considers the exBishops, Bourbons, and Big Mules tells the story of how the Episcopal Church gained influence over AlabamaOCOs cultural, political, and economic arenas despite being a denominational minority in the state The consensus of southern historians is that, since the Second Great Awakening, evangelicalism has dominated the South This is certainly true when one considers the extent to which southern culture is dominated by evangelical rhetoric and ideas However, in Alabama onenon evangelical group has played a significant role in shaping the stateOCOs history J Barry Vaughn explains that, although the Episcopal Church has always been a small fraction around 1 percent of AlabamaOCOs population, an inordinately high proportion, close to 10 percent, of AlabamaOCOs significant leaders have belonged to this denomination Many of these leaders came to the Episcopal Church from other denominations because they were attracted to the churchOCOs wide degree of doctrinal latitude and laissez faire attitude toward human frailty Vaughn argues that the church was able to attract many of the stateOCOs governors, congressmen, and legislators by positioning itself as the church of conservative political elites in the state the planters before the Civil War, the OC BourbonsOCO after the Civil War, and the OC Big MulesOCO during industrialization He begins this narrative by explaining how Anglicanism came to Alabama and then highlights how Episcopal bishops and congregation members alike took active roles in key historic movements including the Civil War, Reconstruction, and the Civil Rights Movement Bishops, Bourbons, and Big Mules closes with VaughnOCOs own predictions about the fate of the Episcopal Church in twenty first century Alabama.
    Religion AMD American Culture Bishops Bourbons and Big Mules tells the story of how the Episcopal Church gained influence over AlabamaOCOs cultural political and economic arenas despite being a denominational minority in the s

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