That Old-Time Religion Author:Hallmark Editions The humor, reverence, and joy of American religion in an earlier time, with just a touch of nostalgia. — That old time religion. An era when preachers were tall in the saddle. The days of fire-and-brimstone sermons. A time of raucous camp meetings and grand revivals. — It was a religion people could put their voices into as well as their hearts.... more » And in the case of church socials, suppers, and donation parties, it was a religion they could get their teeth into.
The circuit-riding preachers of the period proved that there wasn't a part of the new frontier wild enough to escape their presence- or any pioneer safe from their sermons.
Sinners were dealt with for "attending or allowing one's children to attend places of 'vain amusement'." And for "drinking to an Excess & for fighting."
That Old-Time Religion captures the nostalgia of those days gone by in song, story and verse. It is humorous, warm and inspiring. And it is Americana at its best.« less