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1754-1783: Religion

1754-1783: Chapter Ten: Religion

by JOHN T. OKEEFE

CONTENTS

CHRONOLOGY 294

OVERVIEW 299

TOPICS IN THE NEWS

Anglicanism and Revolution 301

Religious Diversity in Early America 303

Church Membership in Revolutionary America 304

Baptists 305

Catholics and Anti-Catholicism 307

Quakers 308

Religious Hymns 310

Rational Religion 311

Franklin on Religion 314

Revival and Renewal 315

Revivals and Social Conflict 316

Impressions of Whitefield 319

Phillis Wheatley on Whitefields Death 320

Sectarianism 321

Newports Synagogue 324

Slavery and African American Religion 325

Slaves and Christian Freedom 326

An Evangelist Reaches out to Slaves 327

Women and Religion 328

HEADLINE MAKERS

Joseph Bellamy 332

Charles Chauncy 333

Devereux Jarratt 334

Jonathan Mayhew 334

Junipero Serra 335

PUBLICATIONS 336

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