Essays on Religious Traditions in North Carolina: Histories, Tenets and Leaders
Come One, Come All. Essays on Religious Traditions in North Carolina presents most of the religious traditons North Carolinians and their ancestors and neighbors have embraced since 1650. Baptists, Presbyterians, Catholics, Methodists, Episcopalians, Jews, Brethern, Quakers, Lutherans, Mennonites, Moravians, and Pentecostal-Holinists are gathered with African American worshippers and non-Christian believers in these fourteen written by men and women who have exprienced the religions they describe in documented, historic detail. Who began to cultivate a given faith in North Caroina or its colony is balanced by the leaders, provenance, and contemporary appeal of that faith today. North Carolina religions have not previously been presented in this manner. The North Caroliniana Society, the sponsor of this unique project, is a non-profit, nonsectarian, membership organization dedicatd to the promotion of increased knowledge and appreciation of North Carlina's heritage through the encouragment of scholarly research and writing in addition to the teaching of state and local history, literature and culture, including religion.