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Francis Wayland : Christian America-liberal America
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
, Baptist leader, and prominent moralist, Francis Wayland. This dissertation traces his efforts to negotiate among the diverse elements of his Christian faith and his liberal beliefs, as he attempted to create a Christian and democratic university...
Altar erected against altar: the impact of religious schisms in Missouri on the eve of the Civil War
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
This thesis examines the role that the schisms in the Methodist, Presbyterian, and Baptist churches played in the sectional crisis in Missouri. As a result of the research demonstrated within this thesis, it becomes apparent ...
Almanacs and American popular theology, 1730-1820
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] This dissertation centers on the relationship between religion and popular culture in early America. It argues that the religious content of almanacs, ...