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Everyday ReligionAn Archaeology of Protestant Belief and Practice in the Nineteenth Century$
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Kruczek-Aaron Hadley

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780813061085

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: January 2016

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813061085.001.0001

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Awake in the Burned-Over District

Awake in the Burned-Over District

(p.57) 4 Awake in the Burned-Over District
Everyday Religion

Hadley Kruczek-Aaron

University Press of Florida

Previous chapters flesh out the ideals that inspired believers from across the nation; this chapter shifts the focus to one believer, Gerrit Smith, and one community, Smithfield, New York, both known for their piety, to situate an understanding of the case study in lived religion that remains the centerpiece of this volume. It does so by documenting Gerrit Smith's path to conversion, contextualizing his religious activism in the context of a town in an area of New York known as the Burned-over District that he used as a laboratory for his religious ideals and by exploring his specific beliefs more fully.

Keywords:   Gerrit Smith, Smithfield, New York, Burned-over District, lived religion, religious activism

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