Chapter

Strength

Christopher B. Strain

in Burning Faith

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print June 2008 | ISBN: 9780813032399
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813038919 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813032399.003.0006
Strength

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This chapter deals with the rebuilding efforts. Some of the churches were rebuilt quickly; others took longer. Friends, neighbors, and relatives pitched in to help victims rebuild as aid poured in from other parts of the nation and from other countries. Volunteers traveled thousands of miles to help victims rebuild. The help these congregations received was impressive and generous, but unforeseen difficulties hindered the rebuilding process for many churches.

Keywords: rebuilding; church arsons; church fires; congregations

Chapter.  9180 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: History of the Americas

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