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The Businessmen's Revival

John Corrigan

in Business of the Heart: Religion and Emotion in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221963
eISBN:
9780520924321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221963.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The Businessmen's Revival took place against a historical backdrop not only of previous revivals, but revivals in which young men and male heads of households played a central role. This chapter ... More


Religion, Emotion, and the Double Self

John Corrigan

in Business of the Heart: Religion and Emotion in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221963
eISBN:
9780520924321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221963.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Religion and emotion are historically linked not only in the Protestant past of the United States, but in many religious traditions, in cultures all over the globe. This book is about religion and ... More


Business of the Heart: Religion and Emotion in the Nineteenth Century

Stephen Corrigan

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221963
eISBN:
9780520924321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221963.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The “Businessmen's Revival” was a religious revival that unfolded in the wake of the 1857 market crash among white, middle-class Protestants. Delving into the religious history of Boston in the ... More


Emotion, Character, and Ethnicity

John Corrigan

in Business of the Heart: Religion and Emotion in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221963
eISBN:
9780520924321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221963.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Protestants asserted collective identity and broadcasted their difference from other groups through their participation in the Businessmen's Revival. This chapter illustrates the way in which white ... More


The Anxiety of Boston at Mid-Century

John Corrigan

in Business of the Heart: Religion and Emotion in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221963
eISBN:
9780520924321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221963.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The distinctive feature of the Businessmen's Revival was the lavish manifestation of emotions in the religious gatherings. However, the precautions were taken to ensure that emotion was properly ... More


Domestic Contracts

John Corrigan

in Business of the Heart: Religion and Emotion in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221963
eISBN:
9780520924321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221963.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Against the background of the objectification of emotion, the business of the heart acquired its characteristic shape as the transaction of emotion. This chapter focuses on the manner in which ... More


Prayerful Transactions

John Corrigan

in Business of the Heart: Religion and Emotion in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221963
eISBN:
9780520924321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221963.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The convergence of emotion, the fluidity of gender categories, public/private coincidence, manly pluck, and notions of transaction took place in the primary ritual of the revival, the prayer meeting. ... More


Men, Women, and Emotion

John Corrigan

in Business of the Heart: Religion and Emotion in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221963
eISBN:
9780520924321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221963.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter addresses the Victorian construction of the emotionality of women and men. The categories—masculine/feminine and private/public—were detectable with reference to boundaries that they ... More


Emotion, Collective Performance, and Value

John Corrigan

in Business of the Heart: Religion and Emotion in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221963
eISBN:
9780520924321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221963.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The Businessmen's Revival in Boston was an exercise in the collective performance of emotion. This display of persons gathered in groups large and small, in churches, chapels, theatres, homes, ... More


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