A major contribution to this rich field of historical inquiry.
(James Sidbury, Rice University)
Goetz postis her thesis in a history of England and Colonial Virginia, providing necessary context while educating readers in the general narrative of English and Virginia history.
Goetz has done a impressive job bringing religion to thecenter of the historiography on race, and her study is a must-readfor all scholars interested in the development of race and the role of Protestantism in the Atlantic world.
(Katharine Gerbner Register of the Kentucky Historical Society
In a compact 173 pages, Goetz links race and religion in colonial Virginia in ways that few other scholars have even attempted.
(Richard A. Bailey Journal of American History
Christianity's role in furthering racism in early America.