Wellspring of Liberty: How Virginia's Religious Dissenters Helped Win the American Revolution & Secured Religious Liberty

In colonial days, Baptists, Methodists and other dissenters from the Church of England might be jailed for preaching in the streets or fined for keeping their own churches. Evangelical Christians were an important factor in the American Revolution's success. John Ragosta's Wellspring of Liberty shows how the Old Dominion's establishment leaders were forced to accept the dissenters' new political power during post-Revolutionary years.