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The Spirit of Early Evangelicalism: True Religion in a Modern World

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Evangelicalism appeared as a new pattern of Christian devotion at a moment in history when the foundations of Anglo-American society were shifting. The Spirit of Early Evangelicalism sheds new light on the nature of evangelical religion by locating its rise...


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Evangelicalism appeared as a new pattern of Christian devotion at a moment in history when the foundations of Anglo-American society were shifting. The Spirit of Early Evangelicalism sheds new light on the nature of evangelical religion by locating its rise with reference to major movements ofthe 18th century, including Modernity, the Scientific Revolution, and the Enlightenment. Hindmarsh draws on a wide range of sources to make meaningful connections between the evangelical awakening and the history of science, law, art, and literature. Each of these fields placed a profound emphasison nature and the authority of natural knowledge, and democratic debate was encouraged in the public sphere. In this context, evangelicals forcefully pressed their agenda for "true religion," believing it was still possible to experience "the life of God in the soul of man." The results weredramatic and disruptive. This book presents a fresh perspective and new research on the religious thought of leading evangelical figures such as John and Charles Wesley, George Whitefield, and Jonathan Edwards. It also traces the significance of evangelical spirituality for non-elites across multiple genres. From thescribbled marginalia of lay Methodists and the poetry of an African-American laywoman to the visual culture of grand manner portraits, lunar drawings, and satirical prints, Hindmarsh traces the meaning of evangelical devotion in a rich variety of contexts. By presenting devotion, culture, and ideastogether, The Spirit of Early Evangelicalism shows the advent of evangelicalism to be a significant new episode in the history of Christian spirituality.
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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 532178
  • Product Code 9780190616694
  • ISBN 0190616695
  • EAN 9780190616694
  • Pages 376
  • Department Academic
  • Category History
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Oxford University Press
  • Publication Date Mar 2018
  • Dimensions 238 x 163 x 28mm
  • Weight 0.682kg

D Bruce Hindmarsh

D. Bruce Hindmarsh is James M. Houston Associate Professor of Spiritual Theology, Regent College, Vancouver.ý

  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • 1. George Whitefield And The Emergence Of Evangelical Devotion
  • 2. Evangelical Devotion And The Transition To Modernity
  • 3. The Classical Sources Of Evangelical Devotion
  • 4. Evangelicals And The Rise Of Science
  • 5. Evangelical Spirituality And The Natural World
  • 6. The Making Of The Evangelical Conscience
  • 7. Law And Conversion In Evangelical Devotion
  • 8. Art And Evangelical Spiritual Aspirations
  • Conclusion
  • Index

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