TITLE

The little white church: Religion in rural America

AUTHOR(S)
Swierenga, Robert P.
PUB. DATE
September 1997
SOURCE
Agricultural History;Fall97, Vol. 71 Issue 4, p414
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses religion in the rural areas of the United States, highlighting the importance of the role played by the church in these communities. Information on religious practices; Perception that some churches cause conflict within a community; Reference to books written on the subject.
ACCESSION #
9712011871

 

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