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Rebuilding Zion: The Religious Reconstruction of the South, 1863-1877

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Both the North and the South viewed the Civil War in Christian terms. Each side believed that its fight was just, that God favored its cause. Rebuilding Zion is the first study to explore simultaneously the reaction of southern white evangelicals, northern white evangelicals, and Christian freedpeople to Confederate defeat. As white southerners struggled to assure themselv ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published September 20th 2001 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published January 1st 1998)
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While offering general overviews, the preponderance of this study focuses on Tennessee and Georgia.
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