Adrian Chastain Weimer is a cultural historian of early America, focusing on
religion, politics, migration, violence, and toleration. She received her Ph.D. from
Harvard University in 2008. Her current history classes for undergraduates include U.S.
to 1877 and American Religious History; her classes for graduate students include the
Social and Cultural History of Early New England and American Historiography. 

Books and Contributions to Books

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Religion in the 17th Century, American centuries : the ideas, issues, and values that shaped U.S. history (2011)

A five volume encyclopedia set that examines the growth, impact, and evolution of every major...

 

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Heaven and Heavenly Piety in Colonial American Elegies, The Church, the Afterlife and the Fate of the Soul (2009)

The impact of belief in the afterlife on the Church's history and evolution, and the...

 

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Thomas Gould, American National Biography (2008)
 

Articles and Selected Reviews

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Roger Williams and the Creation of the American Soul: Church, State, and the Birth of Liberty, Journal of American History (2012)

Reviews the book Roger Williams and the Creation of the American Soul: Church, State, and...

 

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The First Prejudice: Religious Tolerance and Intolerance in Early America, New England Quarterly (2011)

Reviews The First Prejudice: Religious Tolerance and Intolerance in Early America, edited by Chris Beneke...

 

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Hanging Between Heaven and Earth: Capital Crime, Execution Preaching, and Theology in Early New England, Catholic Historical Review (2010)

Reviews the book Hanging Between Heaven and Earth: Capital Crime, Execution Preaching, and Theology in...

 

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Anne Hutchinson, Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History (2010)