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Author Andrews, Dee.

Title The Methodists and revolutionary America, 1760-1800 : the shaping of an evangelical culture / Dee E. Andrews
Published Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2000]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 367 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents Raising religious affections -- The Wesleyan connection -- The making of a methodist -- Evangelical sisters -- The African methodists -- Laboring men, artisans, and entrepreneurs -- Methodism politicized -- The great revival and beyond
Summary The Methodists and Revolutionary America is the first in-depth narrative of the origins of American Methodism, one of the most significant popular movements in American history. Placing Methodism's rise in the ideological context of the American Revolution and the complex social setting of the greater Middle Atlantic where it was first introduced, Dee Andrews argues that this new religion provided an alternative to the exclusionary politics of Revolutionary America. With its call to missionary preaching, its enthusiastic revivals, and its prolific religious societies, Methodism competed with
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-349) and index
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Subject Methodism -- History -- 18th century.
Methodist Church -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
United States -- Church history -- 18th century.
Genre/Form Church history.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0691009589 (alk. paper)
1400814022 (electronic bk.)
1400823595 (electronic bk.)
9780691009582 (alk. paper)
9781400814022 (electronic bk.)
9781400823598 (electronic bk.)