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1800-1860: Religion

1800-1860: Chapter Nine: Religion

by CYNTHIA JO INGHAM

CONTENTS

CHRONOLOGY 264

OVERVIEW 269

TOPICS IN THE NEWS

The Christians and Disciples of Christ 278

Peter Cartwright, Methodist Preacher 280

The Mormons 281

The Book of Mormon 283

Native Americans: Religious Practices in the West 288

Native Americans: Response to Christianization 291

Kennekuks Religion 292

The Religious Crisis of Removal 294

Sacred Encounters: Missionary Impulse to Native America 296

Hazelwood Republic 297

Spreading the Faith: The Macedonian Cry from the Columbia Plateau 301

The Waiilatpu Mission and the Whitmans 304

Mary Walker: From Missionary to Martriarch 306

Western Jesuits 307

HEADLINE MAKERS

Joseph Smith 311

Tenskwatawa, the Shawnee Prophet 312

PUBLICATIONS 316

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