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Holy fairs : Scotland and the making of American revivalism

Author: Leigh Eric Schmidt
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans Pub., 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed., with a new prefView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leigh Eric Schmidt
ISBN: 0802849660 9780802849663
OCLC Number: 52478611
Notes: "Frank S. and Elizabeth D. Brewer prize essay of the American Society of Church History."
Description: xxix, 278 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. From Reformation to Revival --
Innovations and Legacies in the Age of Reform --
Rise of a Popular Festival --
Covenanters and Communions --
High Days in Scotland --
Sacramental Season in Early America --
Communions and Camp Meetings --
2. Visible Gospel --
Historical Interpretation of Ritual --
Preparation, Penitence, and Purification --
Thresholds and Transformations --
Communion and Community --
3. Mental World of Pastors and People --
Recovery of Popular Piety --
Sinners and the Sacrament --
From Diversion to Devotion --
Popular Visions and Ministerial Revisions --
Rhythms of Piety --
Communion and Consummation --
4. Autumn of the Sacramental Season --
Burns and the Blacksmith --
Frequency versus Festivity --
Reform of the Holy Fair --
Legacies and Laments.
Responsibility: Leigh Eric Schmidt.


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