Patricia Nelson Limerick Something in the Soil New Western History: continuity,
convergence, conquest, complexity. Continuity frontier didnt actually close in 1890. This
assumption (that it remained open) remained in textbooks until the 1990s. this idea o
Laurie Maffley-Kipp Eastward Ho! 1990s American religion is viewed from an East to West
perspective. The story of American religion isnt so simple, its a story of multiple movements,
multiple traditions. We need to decentralize our idea of European moveme
Michael McNally Religion and Culture Change in Native North America 1997 Traditional v.
Historical both are viewed as mutually exclusive but need to be seen as shared. Native
American religions are viewed as traditional and outside of history because they
Linford Fisher Native Americans, Conversion, and Christian Practice in Colonial New
England 2009 Lived Religion religion as practiced rather than what they called themselves
religiously. Happened in recent years. This shows religions importance in the tim
Lyman Beecher A Plea for the West 1835 Millennialism study of the end of the world.
William Miller mathematically figured it out but it didnt happen, his followers founded the 7th
Day Adventist Church. The idea that Christ will reign for 1000 years prior
Eliza Farnham California IN-Doors and Out 1856 Womens life will be different, not the life
they are used to out east. Travel is difficult, women are outnumbered and not domesticated.
Women: good, virtuous, devoted, faithful, self-restraint, pure, sufficie
Red Jacket Against White Missions Among the Indians 1805 Lots of reasons against
Christianity. 1) if it was intended for us as well as you, why has not the Great Spirit given it to
us, and not only to us, but why did He not give to our forefathers the kno
Jennifer Graber Mighty Upheaval on the Minnesota Frontier: Violence, War, and Death in
Dakota and Missionary Christianity 2011 American Board of Commissioners for Foreign
Missions (AMCFM) pointed to Dakota conversions as an unsettled but clear sign that G
Henry Smith Scraps from a Diary: Chief Seattle 1887 Henry Smith completely translated the speech given by
Chief Seattle. Smith says that the Christian God has forsaken the Indians and doesnt speak to them, says the
Christian god doesnt love the Indians. L
Farmar Brigham Young and the Famine of the Fish-Eaters: Mormon Corridor settlements
from Utah to California. In Utah, wanted to convert natives to Mormonism. 1847: LDS Church
founds Zion in Utah. Spring 1849: Church established satellite town of Fort Utah
Mrs. T. B. H. Stenhouse Tell It All 1874: Preface by Harriet Beecher to draw parallels to
slavery. Mary Burton first wife who didnt want her husband to have another wife. He took one
and she became a complete mess. Evidence against polygamy.
Helen Mar Whi
Emmanuel Domenech Missionary Adventures in Texas and Mexico 1858: went to do mission
work in Texas but didnt speak the language. The people were kind, but he was shocked by the
looseness of women and the poorness.
Random Info: Terms: not a ton of Mexicans
Laurie Maffley-Kipp Engaging Habits and Besotted Idolatry: Enlightened religious world: two sets of
sources, two approaches to studying Asian religions. Enlightenment: sacred texts, ideas/theology, high texts,
much cleaner and more civilized. Body: Visual