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The Resource Storm of Words : Science, Religion, and Evolution in the Civil War Era

Storm of Words : Science, Religion, and Evolution in the Civil War Era

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Storm of Words : Science, Religion, and Evolution in the Civil War Era
Title
Storm of Words
Title remainder
Science, Religion, and Evolution in the Civil War Era
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Storm of Words is a study of the ways that southern Presbyterians in the wake of the Civil War contended with a host of cultural and theological questions, chief among them developments in natural history and evolution. Southern Presbyterian theologians enjoyed a prominent position in antebellum southern culture. Respected for both their erudition and elite constituency, these theologians identified the southern society as representing a divine, Biblically ordained order. Beginning in the 1840s, however, this facile identification became more difficult to maintain, colliding
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Hampton, Monte Harrell
Dewey number
285/.17509034
Index
index present
LC call number
BX8962
LC item number
.H36 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Religion and American Culture
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  • Presbyterian Church
  • United States
  • Christianity and culture
  • Religion and science
  • RELIGION
  • Christianity and culture
  • Presbyterian Church
  • Religion and science
  • Southern States
  • United States
Label
Storm of Words : Science, Religion, and Evolution in the Civil War Era
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. "The Presbyterian and Orthodox Idiosyncrasy of Mind"; 2. Navigating by the "Pole-Star": The Engagement with Modernity; 3. A "New and Frisky Science": Race, Religion, and the Response to Anthropology; 4. The Fidelity of a "Handmaid": Genesis and Geology in the Presbyterian South; 5. "A Revolution in Our Church": Founding and Filling the Perkins Professorship; 6. "The Serpent-Trail of Rationalism"; 7. "A Crown Pure and Bright": The Southern Presbyterian Evolution Controversy; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
881608077
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (358 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817318314
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)881608077
Label
Storm of Words : Science, Religion, and Evolution in the Civil War Era
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. "The Presbyterian and Orthodox Idiosyncrasy of Mind"; 2. Navigating by the "Pole-Star": The Engagement with Modernity; 3. A "New and Frisky Science": Race, Religion, and the Response to Anthropology; 4. The Fidelity of a "Handmaid": Genesis and Geology in the Presbyterian South; 5. "A Revolution in Our Church": Founding and Filling the Perkins Professorship; 6. "The Serpent-Trail of Rationalism"; 7. "A Crown Pure and Bright": The Southern Presbyterian Evolution Controversy; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
881608077
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (358 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817318314
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)881608077

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