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Southern Religion, Southern Culture: Essays Honoring Charles Reagan Wilson

Darren E. Grem, Ted Ownby, and James G., Jr. Thomas


Over more than three decades of teaching at the University of Mississippi, Charles Reagan Wilson's research and writing transformed southern studies in key ways. This book pays tribute to, and extends, Wilson's seminal work on southern religion and culture. Using certain episodes and moments in southern religious history, the chapters examine the place and power of religion in southern communities and society. It emulates Wilson's model, featuring both majority and minority voices from archives and applying a variety of methods to explain the South's religious diversity and how religion matter ... More

Keywords: Charles Reagan Wilson, southern religion, southern culture, religious history, religious diversity, church, minister, faith

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781496820471
Published to University Press of Mississippi: September 2019 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496820471.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Darren E. Grem, editor
University of Mississippi

Ted Ownby, editor
University of Mississippi

James G., Jr. Thomas, editor
University of Mississippi

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Front Matter

Religious History and Church History

Having Our Own

Alicia Jackson

Religious History beyond Institutions

Spirit in the Air

Randall Stephens


Ted Ownby

End Matter