Sam Jones: Masculine Prophet of God

Gregory, Chad
June 2002
Georgia Historical Quarterly;Summer2002, Vol. 86 Issue 2, p231
Academic Journal
Focuses on the impact of Georgia evangelist Samuel Porter Jones on the emergence of masculine expressions of spirituality in late nineteenth century. Background on Jones and his struggle against nervous dyspepsia and alcoholism; Examples of some of his spiritual discourses; Strategies employed to propagate social and behavioral reform at men; Information on the meanings of masculinity in the U.S. in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.


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