There were no nightclubs, thanks to the baptists, and there was scant affluence to create boating and nights at fancy restaurants.
But even more mysterious was the fact that the arsonists were two local boys, raised as baptists, who had met in Sunday school.
They attempted to create a movie that would please everybody, from Catholics to baptists, from Pentecostals to Presbyterians.
A group of Christian communities marked chiefly by insistence on adult baptism by immersion. Baptists regard baptism as a ceremony that accompanies and seals a conscious profession of faith in Jesus; for this reason, they do not baptize infants but wait until candidates have reached their teen or adult years. The Baptists are the largest Protestant denomination in the United States and are particularly insistent on the separation of church and state.