Evangelical Protestant groups have dominated religious life in the South since the early nineteenth century. Even as the conservative Protestantism typically associated with the South has risen in social and political prominence throughout the United States in recent decades, however, religious culture in the South itself has grown increasingly diverse. The region has seen a surge of immigration from other parts of the United States as well as from Latin. America, Asia, and the Middle East, bringing increased visibility to ...

The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture 2006, The University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill

ISBN-13: 9780807830031