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Democratic religion

freedom, authority, and church discipline in the Baptist South, 1785-1900

by Gregory A. Wills

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southern States
    • Subjects:
    • Southern Baptist Convention -- Doctrines -- History.,
    • Southern Baptist Convention -- Discipline.,
    • Baptists -- Southern States -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Baptists -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Authority -- Religious aspects -- Baptists.,
    • Democracy -- Religious aspects -- Baptists.,
    • Southern States -- Church history -- 18th century.,
    • Southern States -- Church history -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGregory A. Wills.
      SeriesReligion in America series, Religion in America series (Oxford University Press)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX6241 .W55 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 195 p. ;
      Number of Pages195
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL982903M
      ISBN 100195104129
      LC Control Number96020575

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