The Civil War, Manifest Destiny, and Hungry Ghosts

In the previous post, I continued to think about vision, prophesy, and the unseen world. One of the places Evangelical Christianity and Native belief overlap in the Americas is the idea  that the unseen world continues to influence this one. Perhaps that is part of the broad appeal Evangelical Christianity has for Native people here. (This is not the place to speak about the immense harm some forms of Evangelicalism have done to Native communities.) Continue reading