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Bruce T. Gourley

Bruce T. Gourley received his PhD in history from Auburn University and is the executive director of the Baptist History & Heritage Society. He has authored books on Baptist history and Montana history. He is also the online editor of the Baptists Today news journal and the editor of the Baptist Studies Bulletin, and is the developer of several critically acclaimed websites, including

Books by Bruce T. Gourley

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Diverging Loyalties: Baptists in Middle Georgia during the Civil War
By author: Bruce T. Gourley
Product Code: H833
ISBN: 9780881462586
Product Format: Hardback
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Price:  $35.00
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Baptists in the South, rapidly rising to challenge Methodists numerically helped align Southern religion with the South's black slave culture. The birth of the Southern Baptist Convention in 1945, formed in order to preserve God's will for the African race, signaled the inevitability of war. This book explores the myriad of ways in which Baptists in Middle Georgia helped shape history before, during, and after the Civil War.