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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


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
Notes Print version record
Subject 880-01 Methodist Church -- United States -- History -- 18th century
880-01/(S Mγ̐ưethodisme -- Histoire -- 18e siγ̐ưecle
Methodism -- History -- 18th century
Methodist Church -- United States
RELIGION -- Christianity -- Methodist.
RELIGION -- History.
Methodist Church
SUBJECT 880-02 United States -- Church history -- 18th century.
880-02/(S γ̐ưEtats-Unis -- Histoire religieuse -- 18e siγ̐ưecle
Subject United States
Genre/Form Church history
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1400814022