Introduction: A new people of God -- "Little tabernacles in the wilderness": Baptists in colonial Pennsylvania -- "Sons and daughters in zion": Baptists in colonial Virginia -- "A heaven-born stroke": evangelical conversion -- "Putting on Christianity": ritual practice -- "Holy walking and conversation": church discipline -- Sisters in Christ: gender and spirituality -- Free people in the Lord: race and religion -- The manly Christian: evangelical white manhood -- Conclusion: Baptists in the early republic -- Appendix: Baptist ministers in the Delaware Valley and Chesapeake.
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