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Everyday Religion: An Archaeology of Protestant Belief and Practice in the Nineteenth Century

Kruczek-Aaron Hadley

Abstract

This book questions how religion was lived in nineteenth-century America through a study that weaves together a range of sources, both archaeological and textual. The focus is evangelical Protestantism, which witnessed a renewed popularity in the Second Great Awakening that brought hundreds of thousands to revivals in communities across America and contributed to the blossoming of numerous reform movements. Once converted, evangelicals aspired to live a life of Christian perfection, which included ideas about what believers should consume and surround themselves with inside the home. While wri ... More

Keywords: Gerrit Smith, Second Great Awakening, nineteenth-century America, evangelical Protestantism, historical archaeologists, Smithfield, New York, cultural identity, dialectical study

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780813061085
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: January 2016 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813061085.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kruczek-Aaron Hadley, author
SUNY Potsdam