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No Depression in Heaven The Great Depression, the New Deal, and the Transformation of Religion in the Delta

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ISBN-10: 0190858311

ISBN-13: 9780190858315

Edition: 2017

Authors: Alison Collis Greene

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In No Depression in Heaven, Alison Collis Greene demonstrates how the Great Depression and New Deal transformed the relationship between church and state. Grounded in Memphis and the Delta, this book traces the collapse of voluntarism, the link between southern religion and the New Deal, and the gradual alienation of conservative Christianity from the state. At the start of the Great Depression, churches and voluntary societies provided the only significant source of aid for those in need in the South. Limited in scope, divided by race, and designed to control the needy as much as to support them, religious aid collapsed under the burden of need in the early 1930s. Hungry, homeless, and…    
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Book details

List price: $37.99
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/1/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 9.09" wide x 6.10" long x 0.90" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English