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Early evangelicalism : a reader

Author: Jonathan M Yeager
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Early evangelicalism flourished during the transatlantic revivals of the eighteenth century, coinciding with the emergence of the Enlightenment in America and Europe. This anthology introduces a host of important religious figures, providing biographical sketches of each author and over sixty excerpts from a wide range of well-known and lesser-known Protestant Christians.
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Early evangelicalism
(DLC) 2013003239
(OCoLC)828264967
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan M Yeager
ISBN: 9780199916962 0199916969
OCLC Number: 862077243
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 404 pages)
Contents: A Selection of hymns / Isaac Watts --
Biography of a Moravian / Nicholas Ludwig von Zinzendorf --
Justice for the punishment of sin / Jonathan Dickinson --
George Whitefield's signature sermon --
Calvinism under fire / John Wesley --
The conversion of a Welshman / Howell Harris --
A selection of hymns by Charles Wesley --
A divisive great awakening sermon / Gilbert Tennent --
Revivals as a means of reform / Samuel Finley --
Diary of doubts / Hannah Heaton --
Racing to hear Whitefield preach / Nathan Cole --
Revival at Cambuslang, Scotland / William McCulloch --
Overcome by the power of the spirit / Sarah Pierpont Edwards --
Revival at Kilsyth, Scotland / James Robe --
Jonathan Edwards assesses a revival / Thomas Prince --
Piety over worldly pleasures / Susanna Anthony --
Satan's strategies of deception / Thomas Gillespie --
Spiritual devotions for the soul / Philip Doddridge --
A conversion story / John Cennick --
A missionary among Native Americans / David Brainerd --
A selection of hymns / Benjamin Ingham --
Summarizing God's law / Joseph Bellamy --
Revival in the low countries / Hugh Kennedy --
Satirical revenge / John Witherspoon --
Natural vs. moral necessity in the will / Jonathan Edwards --
Open letter to commit oneself to God / Sarah Prince Gill --
The humiliation and exaltation of the cross / John Maclaurin --
Determining divine grace / Sarah Osborn --
Eloquent Calvinism / James Hervey --
Life as the wife of a college president / Esther Edwards Burr --
Report on African American religion in Virginia / Samuel Davies --
Praising the ineffable / Anne Steele --
Before Dartmouth College / Eleazar Wheelock --
The difference between true and false religion / Henry Venn --
Salvation at sea / John Newton --
An Anglican minister describes faith / William Romaine --
Faith restricted to the mind / John Erskine --
Advice to women on chastity, poverty, and obedience / Mary Fletcher --
Defending the doctrine of Christian perfection / John William Fletcher --
A selection of hymns / William Williams --
Advice on alcohol / Samson Occom --
An argument for the separation of church and state / Isaac Backus --
A selection of poems / Phillis Wheatley --
Practical disinterested benevolence / Samuel Hopkins --
Amazing Grace (How Sweet the Sound) / John Newton --
A Baptist's beliefs / John Ryland Jr. --
A gospel call to sinners / Henry Alline --
The duty to respond to the gospel message / Andrew Fuller --
The ideal student / Charles Nisbet --
The unlawfulness of enslaving humans / Thomas Clarkson --
An appeal to the higher ranks of society / Hannah More --
Salvation comes to a sailor / Olaudah Equiano --
Journal of an American Methodist / Francis Asbury --
Guidelines for American Methodists / Francis Asbury and Thomas Coke --
An argument for overseas missionary work / William Carey --
The necessity of evil / Samuel Hopkins --
Godly living in a New England town / Timothy Dwight --
Debunking racial stereotypes / Richard Allen --
An Anglican evangelical's sermon / Charles Simeon --
True and false religion exposed / William Wilberforce --
Godly government during a time of crisis / Lemuel Haynes --
A conspiracy theorists theory / Jedidiah Morse.
Responsibility: edited by Jonathan M. Yeager.

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