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This monograph presents a concise but comprehensive look at the history of religion in Northeast Ohio. Starting with the early settlers from New England, Professor Knepper traces the increasingly diverse mixture of faiths that now characterize the life of the sacred in Northeast Ohio. In doing this, Professor Knepper is drawing on a lifetime of study into Ohio's history. Original publication date 2002.


ISBN 13: 978-1-936323-58-6 ISBN10: 1-936323-58-3

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Cleveland, Ohio


Congregationalists, Presbyterians, Episcopalians, Universalists, Methodists, Baptists, Campbellites, Mormons, Millerites, Utopian Societies, Early German Immigrant Communities, Early African American Immigrant Communities, "New Immigration"


History of Religion | Other American Studies | Religion | Social and Cultural Anthropology | United States History


The original print version was published in 2002. Cleveland, Ohio: Center for Sacred Landmarks, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University.

Redistributed digitally by Cleveland Memory Project and MSL Academic Endeavors in 2010.

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