Before the Journal of Southern Religion

Panel Review

Edward J. Blum and Paul Harvey. The Color of Christ: The Son of God and the Saga of Race in America

Authors’ Response
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Arthur Remillard. Southern Civil Religions: Imagining the Good Society in the Post-Reconstruction Era
Reviewed by Edward L. Ayers
James Turner. Religion Enters the Academy: The Origins of the Scholarly Study of Religion in America
Reviewed by Kelly J. Baker
Susan Srigley, ed. Dark Faith: New Essays on Flannery O’Connor’s The Violent Bear It Away
Reviewed by Jill Peláez Baumgaertner
Coleman Hutchison. Apples and Ashes: Literature, Nationalism, and the Confederate States of America
Reviewed by Gina Marie Caison
Catherine A. Brekus and W. Clark Gilpin, eds. American Christianities: A History of Dominance and Diversity
Reviewed by Bret E. Carroll
Teresa Zackodnik. Press, Platform, Pulpit: Black Feminist Publics in the Era of Reform
Reviewed by Colin B. Chapell
Eva Sheppard Wolf. Almost Free: A Story about Family and Race in Antebellum Virginia
Reviewed by Abigail Cooper
Sam P. Jones. Sam Jones’ Own Book: A Series of Sermons
Reviewed by Joe Creech
Jeff Wilson. Dixie Dharma: Inside a Buddhist Temple in the American South
Reviewed byJohn L. Crow
Ellen Blue. St. Mark’s and the Social Gospel: Methodist Women and Civil Rights in New Orleans, 1895–1965
Reviewed by Carolyn R. Dupont
Joel W. Martin and Mark A. Nicholas, eds. Native Americans, Christianity, and the Reshaping of the American Religious Landscape
Reviewed by Clyde Ellis
Mark Auslander. The Accidental Slaveholder: Revisiting a Myth of Race and Finding an American Family
Reviewed by Daniel L. Fountain
David W. Stowe. No Sympathy for the Devil: Christian Pop Music and the Transformation of American Evangelicalism
Reviewed by Darren E. Grem
Anthony L. Chute. Father Mercer: The Story of a Baptist Statesman
Reviewed by Keith Harper
David Warren Steel with Richard H. Hulan. The Makers of the Sacred Harp
Reviewed by Ralph Hartsock
Lee L. Willis. Southern Prohibition: Race, Reform, and Public Life in Middle Florida, 1821–1920
Reviewed by Paul Harvey
B. Dwain Waldrep and Scott Billingsley, eds. Recovering the Margins of American Religious History: The Legacy of David Edwin Harrell Jr.
Reviewed by Charles H. Lippy
Rachel L. Emanuel and Alexander P. Tureaud Jr. A More Noble Cause: A. P. Tureaud and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Louisiana: A Personal Biography
Reviewed by Alecia P. Long
Meredith Henne Baker. The Richmond Theater Fire: Early America’s First Great Disaster.
Reviewed by Xaris A. Martínez
Sharon Davies. Rising Road: A True Tale of Love, Race, and Religion in America
Reviewed by Andrew S. Moore
Fritz Oehlschlaeger. The Achievement of Wendell Berry: The Hard History of Love
Reviewed by Jason Peters
Jonathan Daniel Wells and Jennifer R. Green, eds. The Southern Middle Class in the Long Nineteenth Century.
Reviewed by Laura Rominger Porter
Randall J. Stephens and Karl W. Giberson. The Anointed: Evangelical Truth in a Secular Age
Reviewed by Ethan Schrum
L. Diane Barnes, Brian Schoen, Frank Towers, editors. The Old South’s Modern Worlds: Slavery, Region, and Nation in the Age of Progress
Reviewed by John David Smith
Jason W. Stevens. God-Fearing and Free: A Spiritual History of America’s Cold War
Reviewed by Matthew Avery Sutton
Michael Sean Winters. God’s Right Hand: How Jerry Falwell Made God a Republican and Baptized the American Right
Reviewed by David R. Swartz
Charity R. Carney. Ministers and Masters: Methodism, Manhood, and Honor in the Old South
Reviewed by Jennifer L. Woodruff Tait
Terry A. Barnhart. Albert Taylor Bledsoe: Defender of the Old South and Architect of the Lost Cause
Reviewed by Lucas Volkman
Leland Ferguson. God’s Fields: Landscape, Religion, and Race in Moravian Wachovia
Reviewed by C. Riddick Weber
Darren Dochuk. From Bible Belt to Sunbelt: Plain-Folk Religion, Grassroots Politics, and the Rise of Evangelical Conservatism
Reviewed by Joseph Williams
Lisa Tendrich Frank and Daniel Kilbride, eds. Southern Character: Essays in Honor of Bertram Wyatt-Brown
Reviewed by Amy Louise Wood
James M. Woods. A History of the Catholic Church in the American South, 1513–1900
Reviewed by Kenneth J. Zanca