Faith and Fury: Eli Farmer on the Frontier, 1794-1881 (Hardcover)

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Some of America's political and social identity today can be traced to the early frontier. After 1801, religion exploded across settlements in the Old Northwest and Kentucky. Not only were souls saved through camp meetings, but regular people also began applying the words "equal" and "independent" to themselves. The life of Eli P. Farmer ƒƒ‚‚ƒ‚‚"ƒƒ‚‚ƒ‚‚€ƒƒ‚‚ƒ‚‚" a circuit-riding preacher, politician, farmer and businessman ƒƒ‚‚ƒ‚‚"ƒƒ‚‚ƒ‚‚€ƒƒ‚‚ƒ‚‚" is instructive. His autobiography includes accounts of Native Americans, brawls, flatboats, settlers and revival meetings.

Riley B. Case grew up in Indiana and earned master's degrees in divinity and the liberal arts. For 43 years he was a United Methodist pastor in Indiana. A prolific author, Case has written for United Methodist church publications and authored several books, including Evangelical and Methodist: A Popular History, Understanding Our New United Methodist Hymnal and other fiction and nonfiction titles.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780871954299
ISBN-10: 087195429X
Publisher: Indiana Historical Society
Publication Date: October 1st, 2018
Pages: 220
Language: English