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Religion in the Civil War

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Separation among denominations served as a precursor to the secession of eleven Southern states.  Fracture in the Methodist Church occurred first with that body dividing over the issue of slavery in 1845. Baptists formalized a separate Sothern Baptist Convention. The Presbyterian Church formally split along the North-South lines in 1861. Despite the splintering of churches before the American Civil War, religion had a profound impact on leaders, officers and soldiers. During this course, we will explore a war where both sides prayed to the same God.

Class Details

4 Sessions
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Thu.  
  Thu.  

Location : Booth Western Art Musuem Location : 
  Booth Western Art Musuem.

Instructor : Michael Shaffer 

Fee: 

$89.00


Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 10/01/2020)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
1/14/2021 - 1/28/2021 Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Cartersville, Booth Western Art Musuem  Map, Room: Booth Museum Michael Shaffer 
2/25/2021 Thu 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Cartersville, Booth Western Art Musuem  Map, Room: Booth Museum Michael Shaffer