On Jordan's Stormy Banks

Evangelicalism in Mississippi, 1773-1876

Title Details

Pages: 292

Trim size: 152.400mm x 228.600mm

Formats

Paperback

Pub Date: 10/01/2012

ISBN: 9-780-8203-4147-7

List Price: $29.95

On Jordan's Stormy Banks

Evangelicalism in Mississippi, 1773-1876

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  • Description
On Jordan's Stormy Banks is a social history of southern evangelicalism from the late eighteenth century to the end of Reconstruction. By focusing on the three largest evangelical denominations in a single state-Baptist, Methodist, and Presbyterian-Randy J. Sparks charts the rise of evangelicals on the southern frontier and their remarkable increase in numbers, wealth, and influence throughout the remainder of the period.

About the Author/Editor

RANDY J. SPARKS is a professor of history at Tulane University. His books include The Two Princes of Calabar: An Eighteenth-Century Atlantic Odyssey, Religion in Mississippi, and several coedited volumes on the history of the Atlantic World.