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Eternity as a Sunrise: The Life of Hugo H. Culpepper
By author: R. Alan Culpepper
Product Code: H621
ISBN: 9780865548190
Product Format: Hardback
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The life of Hugo H. Culpepper—Southern Baptist Missionary, prisoner in a Japanese concentration camp during World War II, director of missions at the Baptist Home Mission Board, and professor of missions—this biography also chronicles the development of his thought and his understanding of Christian missions.

The Man From Enterprise: The Story of John Amos, Founder of AFLAC
By author: Seymour Shubin
Product Code: P239
ISBN: 9780865548374
Product Format: Paperback
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John Beverly Amos didn't want his biography written during his lifetime. He once made an attempt to write his life story, jotting down some notes and working with a writer. But the he called it off. He just had too many things yet to do in his life, he explained in that soft spoken, gently-smiling, down-home way of his. He was right. He had accomplished more in his life than most people even dream of, but there was so much more to do-to contribute, a word he probably never would have used in regard to himself, but which so many people whose lives he touched use to help define him. He was the epitome of the American dream. Born in a small Alabama town, he started a weekly newspaper when he was thirteen, became a country lawyer, and eventually was primary founder of the billion-dollar American Family Corporation, whose chief subsidiary is and international life insurance company-American Family Life Assurance Company (AFLAC)-which he founded when he was only in his early thirties. He was a friend and advisor to presidents, legislators, and international leaders.

Thomas R. R. Cobb: The Making of a Southern Nationalist
By author: William B. McCash
Product Code: P283
ISBN: 9780865548589
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Thomas R. R. Cobb (1823-1862), a Georgia jurist who, perhaps more than any other one person, influenced the form that the “second revolution” took in Georgia (1860-1861), has been described as a prototype of a Southern intellectual. A product of the “Old South,” Cobb’s influence upon national events (up to and during the Civil War, especially in Georgia) was considerable. Cobb was a “representative Southerner” whose ideas “expressed the trends then current in Southern thought.” This investigation of the life and influence of Thomas R. R. Cobb provides significant insight into the attitudes of his time. Cobb’s multifaceted involvements--in legal, educational, and moral reform; revivalism; the “positive good defense” of slavery; secession; and the Civil War--make him a doubly interesting important figure worthy of serious investigation. The present study is just such a serious, well-researched, and well-written investigation of Cobb, and amply provides further insight into the life and times of that “Late Great Unpleasantness” (secession and Civil War) that is such an important part of the history of the United States.

A Man of Books, and a Man of the People : E.Y. Mullins And The Crisis Of Moderate Southern Baptist Leadership
By author: William E. Ellis
Product Code: P385
ISBN: 9780865549074
Product Format: Paperback
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As a minister of Baptist churches from 1885 to 1899, Mullins grappled with anti-intellectualism and poverty, intellectual complacency and affluence in settings as varied as Kentucky and Massachusetts. This books looks at the struggles he faced as an important figure in the Southern Baptist Movement

Relationship Banker: Eugene W. Stetson, Wall Street, and American Business, 1916-1959
By author: James L. Hunt
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H672
ISBN: 9780865549159
Product Format: Hardback
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In 1916, Eugene W. Stetson, a thirty-five year old banker from Macon, Georgia, became a vice-president with the Guaranty Trust Company of New York, a “Morgan Bank.” In 1958, Stetson spearheaded the merger of Guaranty and Morgan, beginning a long series of combinations that eventually produced JPMorgan Chase, currently the largest bank in the United States. Throughout these events, the key to Stetson’s banking—as well as the key to the larger question of who got capital—was Stetson’s skill at creating and sustaining personal relationships.

H. L. Mencken
By author: Vincent Fitzpatrick
Product Code: H639
ISBN: 9780865549210
Product Format: Hardback
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This lively introduction to Mencken’s life and work begins with a concise biographical portrait before proceeding to a consideration of the five major periods of his career: his literary apprenticeship; the growth of his national reputation; his fame and unprecedented popularity during the 1920s; the decline of his reputation during the Depression; and his renewed popularity during the 1940s, with the publication of his autobiographical trilogy, the Days books.

Closing Arguments: A Memoir
Product Code: H667
ISBN: 9780865549272
Product Format: Hardback
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Price: $25.00
As a member of the "Greatest Generation," Buckner F. Melton was born at the end of the great depression, raised as a poor preacher’s kid in the Deep South, served in the Navy during two wars, had a full career as a lawyer, and served in public office. He also spent a huge amount of time working for various civic and charitable causes and economic development in Macon and the state of Georgia.

To The Manner Born : The Life Of General William H. T. Walker
By author: Russell K. Brown
Product Code: P295
ISBN: 9780865549449
Product Format: Paperback
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This book is the first full-length objective study of Confederate general W. H. T. Walker. Drawing on personal papers, official documents, and eyewitness accounts, Brown has written a biography of a Confederate general who also fought in the Seminole and Mexican wars, and who could be concerned with family decorum issues at home one moment and the next with battlefield strategies. Walker was a complex individual who was killed during the Atlanta campaign of 1864.

The Career of Andrew Schulze, 1924-1968 : Lutherans And Race in the Civil Rights Era
By author: Kathryn M. Glachutt
Product Code: P296
ISBN: 9780865549463
Product Format: Paperback
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Andrew Schulze was a white pastor of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod who spent his early ministry serving black mission churches in Springfield IL (1924–1928); St. Louis MO (1928–1947); and Chicago (1947–1954). He was an early proponent of the Civil Rights Movement in the Midwest. He wrote My Neighbor of Another Color and founded the Lutheran Human Relations Association of America (LHRAA) in 1953.

A Heart for Any Fate : The Biography of Richard Brevard Russell, Sr.
By author: Sally Russell
Product Code: H628
ISBN: 9780865549579
Product Format: Hardback
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Born in 1861, eldest in a while, middle-class Southern family that lost everything in the Civil War, Richard Russell grew up consumed with ambition to make a name for himself. His dream was to found an outstanding family and to hold the three highest offices in Georgia: chief justice of the Supreme Court, governor, and United States senator. In striving for these ambitions, he married twice and ran for public office seventeen times.

Journey through My Years
By author: James M. Cox
Product Code: H684
ISBN: 9780865549593
Product Format: Hardback
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This is the thrilling story of James M. Cox, a newspaper publisher, a congressman, Ohio governor, and presidential candidate. We go behind the scenes with the Wright Brothers, his neighbors in Dayton, Ohio, as they are about to launch the aeronautical era; we live through a half dozen vital Washington administrations, starting with President Taft’s; and we witness Cox’s battle for vital prison reforms in 1912.

The Spirit Divided : Memoirs of Civil War Chaplains—The Confederacy
Product Code: H687
ISBN: 9780865549647
Product Format: Hardback
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In this anthology of Civil War memoirs, we get a clearer impression of some of the chaplains who served during that Great Conflict. Chaplains were among the most omnipresent observers on the battlefield, and some wrote extensively about their experiences. Eighty-seven of the 3,695 chaplains who served in both armies wrote regimental histories or published personal memoirs, not counting a multitude of letters and more than 300 official reports. Yet, there has never been an extensive collection of memoirs from chaplains of both the Confederate and Union armies presented together. In this groundbreaking work, many of the Confederate chaplains write that they opposed secession and submitted to it only when war was inevitable. Moreover, some of the ministers who became chaplains were active in ministry to black slaves. They spoke out against the neglect and abuse of those held in bondage both before and during the war. For example, Reverend John L. Girardeau formed a large mission church for slaves in Charleston, South Carolina, before the war; Reverend Isaac Tichenor criticized the abuses of the slave system before the Alabama Legislature in 1863; and Chaplain Charles Oliver preached to black laborers in the Army of Northern Virginia in 1864 with the thought that more needed to be done for them. While these efforts may appear trivial in the face of the enormity of the entire slave system, they do reflect that a social conscience was not completely lacking among the Southern chaplains. From the battlefield to the pulpit, Confederate chaplains were surprising and complex individuals. For the first time, explore this aspect of the great struggle in each chaplain’s own words.

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