At Religion in American History: Charisma and the Sacralization of American Politics, 1870-1940

In which we meet S. B. Morris and his “convicting Power”

Over at the Religion in American History blog, I have a post elaborating on the concept of sacralization as discussed in my book. Why did followers of secular charismatic movements describe their leaders in religious terms and compare them to Moses and Jesus Christ? To find out, click here to read the post. Thanks to Janine Giordano Drake for this opportunity!

Author: Jeremy C. Young

Jeremy C. Young is a Washington, DC-based historian and the author of The Age of Charisma: Leaders, Followers, and Emotions in American Society, 1870-1940.

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