Hoosier Faiths

Hoosier Faiths surveys the history of more than fifty denominations and religious groups in Indiana from pioneer days to the present. In addition to profiles of internationally known religious centers, such as Notre Dame and Saint Meinrad, and mainline congregations of Catholics, Methodists, Baptists, Lutherans, Presbyterians, and Episcopalians, among others, Hoosier Faiths includes sections on […]

Hoosier Zion

The early settlers of Indiana, mostly from the back-country South, regarded the first Presbyterian missionaries in the state as outlanders and agents of eastern culture. Suffering under this handicap as well as from bitter strife within the denomination, the ministers showed remarkable zeal in working toward their goal of upgrading the settler’s material life, improving […]