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Victorian Religious Revivals [electronic resource]: Culture and Piety in Local and Global Contexts

David Bebbington
EBook; Book; Online
Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
9780199575480, 0199575487
A study of religious revival in its broad historical and historiographical context. David Bebbington provides detailed case studies of religious awakenings that took place between 1841 and 1880 in Britain, North America and Australia, looking at pre-conditions, causes, and trends for the phenomenon.
  • The trajectory of revival: the pattern of awakenings from the seventeenth to the twenty-first centuries
  • The interpretation of revival: religious awakenings and modern historiography
  • The struggle for the soul of Texas: Baptist revival at Washigton-on-the-Brazos, 1841
  • The spontaneous and the planned: Wesleyan Methodist revival in Cornwall, 1849
  • Fanaticism and sound learning: Primitive Methodist revival in Weardale, County Durham, 1851
  • Experience and good order: Presbyterian revival in North Carolina, 1857
  • A clash of cultures: revival in Forfarshire, Scotland, 1859
  • Tradition and innovation: revival in South Australia, 1875
  • The general and the particular: Baptist revival in Nova Scotia, 1880
  • Culture and piety in local and global contexts.
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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