Edward Manger is a PhD Candidate with the Graduiertenkolleg "Authority & Trust" at the Heidelberg Center for American Studies. His research focuses on the intersection of Christianity and history in the 19th century and his current thesis project explores the role of history in the Protestant Churches of the antebellum and Civil War South.

Book Review: Law in American Meeting Houses: Church Discipline and Civil Authority in Kentucky, 1780-1845

Edward Manger reviews Jeffrey Thomas Perry’s Law in American Meeting Houses, exploring the individual stories of communities of believers attempting to negotiate life in a new republic from the Revolutionary Era through the mid-nineteenth century. Continue reading