Daniel Parker: Pioneer preacher and political leader

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dc.degree.department History en_US
dc.degree.discipline History en_US
dc.degree.grantor Texas Tech University en_US
dc.degree.level Doctoral en_US
dc.degree.name Ph .D . en_US
dc.rights.availability unrestricted en_US
dc.creator Wimberly , Dan B . en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2014 -02 -19T18 :53 :48Z
dc.date.available 2011 -02 -19T00 :37 :43Z en_US
dc.date.available 2014 -02 -19T18 :53 :48Z
dc.date.issued 1995 -05 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http : / /hdl .handle .net /2346 /21896 en_US
dc.description.abstract Approximately three miles south of Elkhart in Anderson County Farm Road 319 winds through the peaceful East Texas countryside . Located by a gentle curve , a small red -bricked church guards a large cemetery . The building appears sound but closer inspection reveals the ravages of time . Cracks in the mortar indicate structural weakness . Yet the edifice has not been totally abandoned . Neatly kept grounds imply that the building has been deemed worthy of preservation . The interior of the church is visibly austere . Aged pews rest on a plank floor . This is the third structure in which services have been held on these grounds since 1849 . On the third Sunday morning of each month less than ten participants worship according to the traditions of Primitive Baptists . According to their perception of New Testament worship , the service differs from other Protestant and even Baptist denominations . There is no Sunday School . Congregational singing is without instrumental accompaniment . The pastor , without notes , delivers a sermon heavily punctuated with the doctrines of divine grace and election . en_US
dc.language.iso en _US en_US
dc.publisher Texas Tech University en_US
dc.subject Daniel Parker en_US
dc.subject Clergy en_US
dc.subject Politicians en_US
dc.title Daniel Parker : Pioneer preacher and political leader en_US
dc.type Electronic Dissertation en_US

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Daniel Parker: Pioneer preacher and political leader. Doctoral dissertation, Texas Tech University. Available electronically from http : / /hdl .handle .net /2346 /21896 .

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