The Christ Haunted South is haunted by many other ghosts as well. Very interesting. Still considering it. I can certainly see the honor culture and stoicism, and a new flourishing of churches that, while not more recently traditional in a South dominated by evangelicalism, certainly have deep roots (the Episcopal/Anglican tradition being an example).
“Even Southerners who aren’t churchgoers think about Jesus.”
Commenting on W.J. Cash’s 1941 classic The Mind of the South, and Tracy Thompson’s recent The New Mind of the South, Peter Lawler talks about the role of Evange
Read it all: The Changing Mind Of The South