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Gods of the Mississippi.

Author: Michael Pasquier
Publisher: Indiana University Press, 2013.
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With discussion of topics such as the religions of the Black Atlantic, religion and empire, antebellum religious movements, the Mormons at Nauvoo, black religion in the delta, Catholicism in the Deep  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Pasquier
ISBN: 9780253008060 0253008069
OCLC Number: 851562029
Description: 240 pages
Contents: Foreword \ Catherine L. Albanese and Stephen J. SteinAcknowledgmentsIntroduction: Religious Life on the Mississippi \ Michael Pasquier 1. "The Singing of the Mississippi": The River and Religions of the Black Atlantic \ Jon F. Sensbach 2. Religion and American Empire in Mississippi, 1790-1833 \ Sylvester Johnson 3. Movement, Maps, and Wonder: Civil Religious Competition at the Source of the Mississippi River, 1805-1832 \ Arthur Remillard 4. Looking for the New Jerusalem: Antebellum New Religious Movements and the Mississippi River \ Thomas Ruys Smith 5. "Go Down into Jordan: No, Mississippi": Mormon Nauvoo and the Rhetoric of Landscape \ Seth Perry 6. The Mississippi River and the Transformation of Black Religion in the Delta, 1877-1915 \ John M. Giggie 7. The Redemption of Souls and Soils: Religion and the Rural Crisis in the Delta \ Alison Collis Greene 8. Bonfires on the Levee: Place, Memory, and the Sacred in River Road Catholicism \ Justin D. Poche 9. "Big River": Johnny Cash and the Currents of History \ John HayesAfterword: "No Home Like a Raft": Repositioning the Narratives of U.S. Religious History \ Thomas A. TweedContributorsIndex
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Gods of the Mississippi examines how religion moved and adapted along the Mississippi River and its banks from expeditions to its source to living in its delta. . . . What follows the Introduction Read more...

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