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Second Great Awakening

The Fight Against A 'National Sin'

Sharon Grimberg | Posted 03.16.2013 | Religion
Sharon Grimberg

Clergymen urged caution, warning that action against slavery might enrage Southerners. Their timidity made Garrison livid.

The Christian Right In Context: Politics Over Persuasion

Richard T. Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Richard T. Hughes

By the 1960s, the world was out of joint again, prompting the rise of the Christian Right.

The Christian Right In Context: Building A Christian America

Richard T. Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Richard T. Hughes

The Second Great Awakening and the Fundamentalist Movement sought to transform the United States into a distinctly Christian nation and, in that way, paved the way for the Christian Right of our own time.