Alexander, Jon Books

American Personal Religious Accounts, 1600-1980 Toward an Inner History of America's Faiths
1983 0-88946-654-8
Designed as a resource for teachers and students of American religious and cultural history. Over one hundred excerpts covering over three hundred years with accounts written by men and women from over thirty different Christian, Jewish, Native American, Eastern, and esoteric traditions. Such diverse figures as Cotton Mather, Jonathan Edwards, Nat Turner, Sojourner Truth, Martin Luther King, Jr., Elizabeth Seton, Frances Willard, and Malcolm X are represented, and each selection is prefaced by biographical and bibliographical data. Also includes an informative introduction and an impressive annotated bibliography of the five hundred accounts from which the excerpted hundred were culled.