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George Whitefield : a definitive biography

Author: E A Johnston
Publisher: Stoke-on-Trent : Tentmaker Publications, ©2008.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: George Whitefield; George Whitefield
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E A Johnston
ISBN: 9781901670769 1901670767 9781901670776 1901670775 9781901670783 1901670783
OCLC Number: 290897746
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Vol. 1. The young phenomenon, the Great Awakening. The death of Whitefield --
Born in an inn --
His days at Oxford --
Ordination and early ministry --
Preaching in the metropolis --
At sea --
Georgia --
Return to England --
England and the times --
Doors closed --
Fields open --
Beneath the sky in London --
Working up a good pulpit sweat --
His publications --
Detained but determined --
Bethesda in Savannah --
The Great Awakening --
Whitefield in America (October 1739-January 1741) --
Colonial wanderings --
Triumphs and trials in America (1740-1741) --
Awakening in New England --
Jonathan Edwards --
America in flame --
Friends divided by doctrines --
Besetting troubles --
Whitefield in Scotland --
Whitefield's theology. Vol. 2. The lionhearted evangelist, the grand itinerant. Whitefield's marriage --
The lionhearted evangelist --
The revival at Cambuslang --
Labors amidst trials --
Mob riots and printed opposition --
Selina Countess of Huntingdon --
Third voyage to America --
His last journal --
The early Methodists --
Preaching in Bermuda --
Return to England --
Facing opposition --
Cornelius Winter --
Mountains and valleys --
Brief fourth visit to America --
Return to England --
His tabernacles and great labors of 1753 --
Fifth visit to America --
A run-about for Christ --
Long Acre riots and the soul trap --
Honors in Scotland and rocks Ireland --
Whitefield's broken health --
A bright and shining light --
An object of ridicule --
A bed-ridden invalid --
The scarred lion --
Whitefield's sixth visit to America --
The worn-out itinerant --
Labors of 1767 --
1768 labors and the death of his wife --
His last labours in Great Britain --
His seventh and last visit to America --
His funeral. Appendices: Jonathan Edwards letter to George Whitefield inviting him to visit Northampton, MA --
Publications of works by, for, and against Whitefield published by Benjamin Franklin and Andrew Bradford --
Noteworthy information on Whitefield --
Packer on Whitefield --
Centennial commemoration --
Thoughts on the whereabouts of Whitefieldian material.
Responsibility: by E.A. Johnston.

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