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Religion and the making of Nat Turner"s Virginia

Baptist community and conflict in the Old Dominion, 1740-1840

by Randolph Ferguson Scully

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Published by University of Virginia Press in Charlottesville, VA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Turner, Nat, -- 1800?-1831 -- Influence,
  • Baptists -- Virginia -- Southampton County -- History -- 18th century,
  • Baptists -- Virginia -- Southampton County -- History -- 19th century,
  • Southampton Insurrection, 1831-,
  • Southampton County (Va.) -- Church history -- 18th century,
  • Southampton County (Va.) -- Church history -- 19th century

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRandolph Ferguson Scully.
    SeriesThe American South series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX6248.V8 S38 2008
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Paginationxiv, 303 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16426269M
    ISBN 100813927382
    ISBN 109780813927381
    LC Control Number2008000077

    Page verso. DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, TO WIT: Be it remembered, That on this tenth day of November, Anno Domini, eighteen hundred and thirty-one, Thomas R. Gray of the said District, deposited in this office the title of a book, which is in the words as following: "The Confessions of Nat Turner, the leader of the late insurrection in Southampton, Virginia, as fully and voluntarily made to Thomas. Nat Turner. AKA Nathaniel Turner. Born: 2-Oct Birthplace: Southampton County, VA Died: Nov Location of death: Jerusalem, VA Cause of death: Execution Remains: Missing Gender: Male Religion: Baptist Race or Ethnicity: Black Occupation: Military Nationality: United States Executive summary: Nat Turner's Rebellion The leader of a slave insurrection in Virginia, known as the Born:

    Nat Turner was born on October 2, , in Southampton County, Virginia, the week before Gabriel was hanged. While still a young child, Nat was overheard describing events that had happened before. He was born on the Virginia plantation of Benjamin Turner, who allowed him to be instructed in reading, writing, and religion. Sold three times in his childhood and hired out to John Travis, he became a fiery preacher and leader of African-American slaves on Benjamin Turner’s plantation and in his Southampton County neighbourhood, claiming.

      Nat Turner is both a villain and a hero of American history. The split has long inflamed racial divides. Born into slavery around , Turner was literate, charismatic and deeply religious.   Nat Turner’s rebellion in frightened Southerners because it challenged the idea that slavery was a benevolent institution. In speeches and writings, slave owners portrayed themselves not so much as ruthless businessmen exploiting a people for their labor but as kind and well-intentioned masters tutoring blacks in civilization and : Lisa Vox.


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Religion and the Making of Nat Turner's Virginia provides a new interpretation of the rise of evangelical Christianity in the early American South by reconstructing the complex, biracial history of the Baptist movement in southeastern Virginia. This region and its religious history became a subject of intense national scrutiny in the wake of the revolt led by the enslaved preacher and Cited by: 7.

Religion and the Making of Nat Turner's Virginia provides a new interpretation of the rise of evangelical Christianity in the early American South by reconstructing the complex, biracial history of the Baptist movement in southeastern Virginia.

This region and its religious history became a subject of intense national scrutiny in the wake of the revolt led by the enslaved.

Religion and the Making of Nat Turner's Virginia provides a new interpretation of the rise of evangelical Christianity in the early American South by reconstructing the complex, biracial history of the Baptist movement in southeastern Virginia. This region and its religious history became a subject of intense national scrutiny in the wake of the revolt led by the enslaved preacher and.

Religion and the Making of Nat Turner's Virginia provides a new interpretation of the rise of evangelical Christianity in the early American South by reconstructing the complex, biracial history of the Baptist movement in southeastern Virginia. clearly written book that revises our understanding both of the evolution of the Baptist religion /5(4).

Get this from a library. Religion and the making of Nat Turner's Virginia: Baptist community and conflict, [Randolph Ferguson Scully] -- This title provides a different interpretation of the rise of evangelical Christianity in the early American South by reconstructing the complex, biracial history of the Baptist movement in.

Even when Nat Turner was captured, on Octothe Compiler’s question had remained unanswered. As a result, a white lawyer, Thomas R. Author: Patrick Breen. Nat Turner's name rings through American history with a force all its own.

Leader of the most important slave rebellion on these shores, variously viewed as a murderer of unarmed women and children, an inspired religious leader, a fanatic--this puzzling figure represents all the terrible complexities of 5/5(7).

This is an original, carefully argued, clearly written book that revises our understanding both of the evolution of the Baptist religion and its adherents, black and white, and the religious context of Virginia in in which the Nat Turner insurrection occurred and was interpreted.

In Virginia in AugustNat Turner led the only effective and sustained slave revolt in U.S. history, during which some 60 white persons were slain. What did Nat Turner believe in.

A deeply religious person, Nat Turner believed that he had been called by God to lead African Americans out of slavery. Nat Turner was a black American slave who drove the main successful, managed slave resistance in U.S.

history. Spreading fear all through the white South, his activity set off another flood of harsh enactment restricting the instruction, development, and gathering of slaves and solidified proslavery, ant abolitionist feelings that endured in that locale until the American Civil War.

Nat Turner was the leader of a violent slave rebellion in Southampton County, Virginia, in Born: Nat Turner’s rebellion struck fear throughout the slaveholding South, which sought to quash his legacy.

Historians are making new discoveries about the enslaved preacher and his rebels in. The following is a thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in Afro-American Studies, completed in at the University of California at Los Angeles, originally titled "A Panic In All This Country": Nat Turner's Complex And Dynamic Religious Background".

Nat Turner's Rebellion (also known as the Southampton Insurrection) was a slave rebellion that took place in Southampton County, Virginia, in Augustled by Nat slaves killed from 55 to 65 people, at least 51 being white. The rebellion was put down within a few days, but Turner survived in hiding for more than two months on: Southampton County, Virginia.

On this date inNat Turner, a Black American slave and the leader of a Black slave revolt, was born. He was born on a plantation in Southampton County, Virginia. Turner was a popular religious leader among his fellow slaves and became convinced that he had been chosen by God to lead his people to freedom.

On Aughe and five other slaves killed their master and his family and. There is also an FAQ, addressing questions like the role of religion in Turner’s revolt. Professor Holden also recommends and describes the following resources.

Kyle Baker, Nat Turner (New York: Harry N. Abrams, ). This graphic novel works well in the classroom and draws its text directly from Nat Turner’s confessions. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, pages.

$ (cloth). Religion and the Making of Nat Turners Virginia: Baptist Community and Conflict, 1/ By Randolph Ferguson Scully. The American South Series. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, pages.

$ (cloth). Nat Turner by William H. Johnson, c. (SAAM, gift of the Harmon Foundation) Other forms of resistance posed less risk: slowing down the pace of work, breaking tools, setting places on fire.

Nathanial “Nat” Turner () was a black American slave who led the only effective, sustained slave rebellion (August ) in U.S. history. I t was in August of that Nat Turner led a rebellion of Virginia slaves that left dozens of people dead, including small children.

One-hundred and eighty-five years ago this week, in the. Nat Turner's trail is personal quest. By Lon Wagner. and a Williamsburg writer plans to post a book on the Internet. "some 30 blacks were hanged or expelled from Virginia."Author: Lon Wagner.It was in this year that Nat Turner, a slave in Virginia, led the bloodiest slave revolt in American history.

Religion, namely Christianity was an important catalyst for this slave insurrection. Nat Turner’s cunning planning of the bloodiest slave rebellion in American history shattered those theories.

His wise use of intellect and religion to manipulate white masters proved equality – regardless of skin color, and changed the misconception that slaves were too ignorant to know or want freedom.