- Title Pages
- Part I The Radical Holiness World of A. J. Tomlinson
- 1 Holiness, Modernity, and American Evangelicalism before the Divide
- 2 Radical Holiness
- 3 Radical Holiness and Plainfolk Modernism
- 4 Radical Ethics: Race, Women, and Holiness Considered and Reconsidered
- Part II A. J. Tomlinson: Plainfolk Modernist
- 5 Family Tradition
- 6 Portrait of the Patriarch as a Young Man
- 7 Quaker Holiness
- 8 The Day of Small Things
- 9 Guides to Holiness
- 10 Visions of Eden
- 11 Culture Wars
- 12 Twilight in Eden
- 13 The Church of God
- 14 Pentecost!
- 15 Order in the Courts
- 16 A. J. Ascendant
- (p.145) 11 Culture Wars
- A. J. Tomlinson
Roger Glenn Robins
- Oxford University Press
This chapter argues that A.J. Tomlinson cultivated animosity while in Culberson. This process had at least three dimensions. First, Tomlinson’s manner embodied the antistructural iconoclasm that raised hackles wherever holiness was found. Second, Tomlinson made room for himself by prying his target community’s preexisting fault lines. Third, his mission bore the crusading flag of the Yankee cultural imperialism, and its every benevolent act came shrouded in an aura of condescension.
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