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Archibald Simpson's unpeaceable kingdom : the ordeal of evangelicalism in the Colonial South

Author: Peter N Moore
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2018] ©2018
Series: Religion in American history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book draws on the life of Presbyterian minister and diarist Archibald Simpson (1734-1795) to examine the history of evangelical Protestantism in South Carolina and the British Atlantic during the last half of the eighteenth century. The author reconstructs the ordeal of the evangelical movement and analyzes the effects of the Great Awakening.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Named Person: Archibald Simpson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter N Moore
ISBN: 1498569900 9781498569903
OCLC Number: 1023597915
Description: xxix, 221 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, map, portraits ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Archibald Simpson, his book --
1. Awakening: Glasgow, 1742 --
2. Less than nothing --
3. All flame --
4. Prisoner of hope --
5. Trouble in Israel --
6. A dying world --
7. Dreams of Ethiopia --
8. Dangers, toils, and snares --
9. Two communities at war --
10. All society seems at an end --
Epilogue: All in all.
Series Title: Religion in American history.
Responsibility: Peter N. Moore.

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Presbyterian pastor Archibald Simpson was one of the most prolific diarists in the colonial American South. His voluminous entries have gone largely untapped by historians until now. In Peter N. Read more...

 
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