Laura Rominger Porter, Ph.D.



Co-editor [with Heath Carter], Turning Points in the History of American Evangelicalism, under contract with William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.



“From ‘Citizens of Zion’ to Citizens of the State: The Protestant Moral Order in the Nineteenth-Century Upper South,” conference proceedings of “Profane Imprints on the Sacred: What Religion Owes to Politics,” Presses Universitaires de Rennes, forthcoming.

“Church Government and the Body Politic: The Religious Logic of Secession in Tennessee,” The Tennessee Historical Quarterly (Fall 2011).

“The Bible, Commonsense, and Interpretive Context: A Case Study in the Antebellum Debate over Slavery,” Fides et Historia (Summer/Fall 2006).

“Elite Values and Liberal Christianity in Milwaukee’s First Unitarian Society, 1857-1894,” Milwaukee History (Spring 2006).


Book Reviews

Catherine Brekus, Sarah Osborn’s World: The Rise of Evangelical Christianity in Early America, The Catholic Historical Review (October 2013).

Jonathan Daniel Wells and Jennifer R. Green, eds., The Southern Middle Class in the Long Nineteenth Century, Journal of Southern Religion 14 (2012):

Jeffrey Williams, Religion and Violence in Early American Methodism: Taking the Kingdom by Force, The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society (Summer 2010).

Randolph Ferguson Scully, Religion in Nat Turner’s Virginia: Baptist Community and Conflict, 1740-1840, The Southern Historian (Spring 2010).