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God"s country, Uncle Sam"s land

faith and conflict in the American West

by Todd M. Kerstetter

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.),
  • Utah,
  • South Dakota
    • Subjects:
    • Mormon Church -- Utah -- History.,
    • Teton Indians -- South Dakota -- Religion.,
    • Branch Davidians.,
    • West (U.S.) -- Church history.,
    • West (U.S.) -- Religion.,
    • West (U.S.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

      StatementTodd M. Kerstetter.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR545 .K47 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3402391M
      ISBN 100252030389
      ISBN 109780252030383
      LC Control Number2005017270

      This is somehow unrelated to American Gods, but if you're interested in Uncle Sam analyzed in an American Gods-like fashion, check out "US: Uncle Sam" by Alex Ross. It's a very deep, if somehow dated pre-9/11 look at modern America and its problems featuring an actual Uncle Sam as a mad hobo. God and Uncle Sam shows that both perspectives are problematic: America's armed forces were the products of one of the most diverse and dynamic religious cultures in the western world and were the largest ever to be raised by a professedly religious society. Despite constitutional constraints, a pre-war 'religious depression', and the myriad.

      Uncle Sam and You Part 2 is the second semester text in a two-book set that, together, covers the entire year. Students in grades will be immersed in learning about civics and government, with lessons focusing on the US military, local government, Native American Tribal Government, Homeland Security, the economy, technology & communication, education, tourism, and more.   The United States defines itself in its pledge of allegiance as one nation under God. As such, all Americans must put their nation under God in their list of priorities. Echoing the saintly Englishman, all good Americans must be Uncle Sam’s good servant but God’s first.

      Notgrass History Roaring River Road Gainesboro, TN Call: | Text/SMS:   I just wanted to put in a good word for the quirky webcomic Scandinavia and the World, which personifies various nations of the world (like Hetalia, except I think SATW did it first). The artist, Humon, has created her own characters within the co.


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Kerstetter, University of Illinois Press, Champaign,$ What do the Mountain Meadows Massacre (), the Wounded Knee Massacre () and the Waco Massacre () have in common. God's Country, Uncle Sam's Land analyzes Mormon history from the Utah Expedition and Mountain Meadows Massacre of through subsequent decades of federal legislative and judicial actions aimed at ending polygamy and limiting church power.

It also focuses on the Lakota Ghost Dancers and the Wounded Knee Massacre in South Dakota (), and the Branch Davidians in Waco, Texas (). "God's Country, Uncle Sam's Land examines how and why three new religious groups failed to find a peaceful home in this purportedly tolerant region. God's country, Uncle Sam's land: faith and conflict in the American West.

[Todd M Kerstetter] -- While many studies of religion in the American West have focused on the region's diversity, freedom and individualism, this book brings together the three most glaring exceptions to those rules to.

Free 2-day shipping. Buy God's Country, Uncle Sam's Land: Faith and Conflict in the American West at Most studies linking region and religion have looked at New England, because of Puritanism's impact, or the South, because of the "Bible belt" image.

A few have examined the Southwest, mostly to analyze Spanish influence in the age of colonial conquest. Kerstetter's work, however, joins an increasing number that focus on how region and religion are intertwined in the West.

God's Country, Uncle Sam's Land: Faith and Conflict in the American West Reviewer Liza Olsen In a focused journey, Todd Kerstetter, assistant professor of history at Texas Christian University, considers the promise of religious freedom in the United States.

God’s Country, Uncle Sam’s Land: Faith and Conflict in the American West (Nonfiction) Todd M. Kerstetter, University of Illinois Press, $36, Hardcover. July 1, Cynthia Green The West is the home of individualism, liberty and religious freedom. God’s Country, Uncle Sam’s Land: Faith and Conflict in the American West (Nonfiction) July/August Cynthia Green The West is the home of individualism, liberty and religious freedom.

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God and Uncle Sam shows that both perspectives are problematic: America's armed forces were the products of one of the most diverse and dynamic religious cultures in the western world and were the largest ever to be raised by a professedly religious society.

Despite constitutional constraints, a pre-war 'religious depression', and the myriad pitfalls of war, religion played a crucial Author: Michael Snape.

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