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The lives of David Brainerd : the making of an American evangelical icon

Author: John A Grigg
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©2009.
Series: Religion in America series (Oxford University Press)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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David Brainerd is one of the most enigmatic figures in American religious history. This is a biography of Brainerd, drawing on everything from town records and published sermons to hand-written fragments to tell the story not only of Brainerd's life, but of his legend.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: David Brainerd; David Brainerd
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John A Grigg
ISBN: 9780195372373 0195372379
OCLC Number: 1015630850
Description: 304 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION; CONCLUSION; APPENDIX I; APPENDIX II; ABBREVIATIONS; NOTES; WORKS CITED; INDEX
Series Title: Religion in America series (Oxford University Press)
Responsibility: by John A. Grigg.

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David Brainerd is one of the most enigmatic figures in American religious history. This is a biography of Brainerd, drawing on everything from town records and published sermons to hand-written fragments to tell the story not only of Brainerd's life, but of his legend.

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