This work brings to various important topics and groups in American religious history the rigor of scholarly assessment of the current literature. The fruitful historiographic questions that are posed by the positions and experiences of the various groups are carefully examined. "American Denominational History" points the way for the next decade of scholarly effort.
Keith Harper is Professor of Church History, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is the author of The Quality of Mercy: Southern Baptist and Social Christianity, 1890-1920.
Roman Catholics; by Amy Koehlinger; Congregationalists; by Margaret Bendroth; Presbyterians; by Sean Michael Lucas; American Baptists; by Keith Harper; Methodists; by Jennifer L. WoodruffTait; Black Protestants; by Paul Harvey; Mormons; by David J. Whittaker; Pentecostals; by Randall J. Stephens; Evangelicals; by Barry Hankins.