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George Whitefield : life, context, and legacy

Author: Geordan Hammond; David Ceri Jones
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
George Whitefield (1714-70) was one of the best known and most widely travelled evangelical revivalist in the eighteenth century. This collection offers a major reassessment of Whitefield's life, context, and legacy, bringing together a distinguished interdisciplinary team of scholars from both sides of the Atlantic. In chapters that cover historical, theological, and literary themes, many addressed for the first  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
George Whitefield : life, context, and legacy
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016
Named Person: George Whitefield; George Whitefield
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Geordan Hammond; David Ceri Jones
ISBN: 9780198747079 0198747071 9780192846174 0192846175
OCLC Number: 951556708
Description: xiii, 329 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Geordan Hammond and David Ceri Jones --
Whitefield's personal life and character / Boyd Stanley Schlenther --
Whitefield's conversion and early theological formation / Mark K. Olson --
Whitefield and the Church of England / William Gibson --
Whitefield and the Enlightenment / Frank Lambert --
Whitefield and empire / Carla Gardina Pestana --
Whitefield, John Wesley, and revival leadership / Geordan Hammond --
Whitefield, Jonathan Edwards, and revival / Kenneth P. Minkema --
Whitefield and the 'Celtic' revivals / Keith Edward Beebe and David Ceri Jones --
Whitefield and his critics / Brett C. McInelly --
Whitefield's voice / Braxton Boren --
Whitefield and literary affect / Emma Salgård Cunha --
Whitefield and the Atlantic / Stephen R. Berry --
Whitefield, Georgia, and the quest for Bethesda College / Peter Choi --
Whitefield, hymnody, and evangelical spirituality / Mark A. Noll --
Whitefield's reception in England, 1770-1839 / Isabel Rivers --
Commemorating Whitefield in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries / Andrew Atherstone.
Responsibility: edited by Geordan Hammond, David Ceri Jones.


A collection of essays on the life, career, and reception of the eighteenth-century evangelical preacher, George Whitefield (1714-70).  Read more...


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George Whitefield is finally getting some of the scholarly attention that he deserves. * Richard P. Heitzenrater, 1650-1850: Ideas, Aesthetics, and Inquiries of the Early Modern Era * This rich Read more...

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