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Author Grigg, John A

Title The lives of David Brainerd : the making of an American evangelical icon / by John A. Grigg
Published New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (304 pages) : illustrations
Series Religion in America series
Religion in America series (Oxford University Press)
Contents Introduction; 1 A Child of Two Worlds; 2 Sojourner; 3 Pastor; 4 Jonathan Edwards's Life of Brainerd; 5 John Wesley's Life of Brainerd; 6 From Wesley to Woodstock; Conclusion; Appendix I: Brainerd Manuscript Diaries; Appendix II: Life of Brainerd and Mirabilia Publications; Abbreviations; Notes; Works Cited; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Summary 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Brainerd, David, 1718-1747.
Brainerd, David, 1718-1747
Missionaries -- East (U.S.) -- Biography
Mohegan Indians -- Missions.
Delaware Indians -- Missions.
RELIGION -- Christian Ministry -- Missions.
Delaware Indians -- Missions
Mohegan Indians -- Missions
East United States
Genre/Form Biographies
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780195372373