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Traveling Preachers Bring the Word to Rural America

The idea of the drifter is as old as America. The mountain man, the gunslinger, and real life folk heroes like Daniel Boone and Davy Crockett made a name for themselves by roaming and exploring this country when giant portions of it were blank spots on a map. But these lonely adventurers weren't the only ones to brave the wilds of North America. Protestant Christianity spread westward across the frontier, thanks in large measure to the tireless efforts of so-called circuit...

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