A Kingdom Divided: Evangelicals, Loyalty, and Sectionalism by April E. Holm

By April E. Holm

A country Divided: Evangelicals, Loyalty, and Sectionalism within the Civil battle Era bargains a brand new research of faith and the Civil battle, exploring how evangelical Christians formed American religion and concepts approximately slavery within the mid-nineteenth century. The border states stood on the middle of an extended fight over slavery, sin, and politics in American evangelicalism that ate up person congregations and full states. This booklet illuminates border evangelicals’ view in their providential function in American background, demonstrates that border church buildings confirmed the phrases of the talk over the connection among church and nation in wartime, and explains how the key southern evangelical denominations effectively resisted postwar reconciliation.

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