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Published: 01 September 2020

348 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197506325

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Oliver Hart and the Rise of Baptist America

Eric C. Smith

  • The first full academic biography of Oliver Hart, arguably the most important evangelical leader in the pre-Revolutionary South
  • Provides the most thorough account of the institutional development of Baptists in the South and mid-Atlantic to date
  • Explores Hart's fraught relationship with the cultural norms of the early American South, including a careful analysis of race and power among eighteenth-century Baptists