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By Martha Lee Dickson

Reflecting instances of untrammeled religion and non secular values, Martha Dickson's Anchors of religion offers a pictorial review of one hundred forty five in most cases late-nineteenth century wood church buildings positioned in southern Alabama, Mississippi, and all through Florida. The church buildings featured, which span over 100 years of background, include the indomitable spiritual spirit in their developers. Anchors of religion is greater than only a pictorial encyclopedia, notwithstanding. The author's descriptions and images offer certain information regarding either the structure of those homes of worship and the similar background, from the founding of those associations to their present state.

Among the jewels featured in Anchors of religion, Dickson strains the Presbyterian Church of Union Church, Mississippi all of the as far back as its Gaelic-speaking Scottish Presbyterian immigrants from North Carolina. the writer tells the tale of the modest begin of the East Hill Baptist Church Chapel in Tallahassee, whose congregation shaped itself through assembly in a single another's homes as a result of international conflict II. The specified info of the bizarre "house of cards"-like facade of Hatchechubbee United Methodist Church in Hatchechubbee, Alabama, and the chippie Gothic kind of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Merritt Island, Florida show the architectural strong point of a few Southern locations of worship.

From Greek Revival to Victorian Gothic, Dickson is helping upload to the certainty of non secular religion within the rural South during the structure and background of its many surviving wood churches.

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