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Miller, Finney, Ockenga, Graham; or, The Chain of Revivalism

The following is a guest post from Dan Hummel, a PhD candidate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, who studies American diplomatic and religious history. The influence of USIH blogger and fellow Wisconsin Badger Rivka Maizlish seems to have rubbed off. I found myself recently reading the first part of Perry Miller’s The Life of the Mind of America from the Revolution to the Civil War. His last and uncompleted work, which still managed to win the 1966 Pulitzer Prize in History, was the cheapest Miller entry on Amazon.com – a much too large factor in my book purchases. More importantly, Read more