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Tents, Autos, Gospel Grenades: Evangelistic Organizations

Priscilla Pope-Levison

in Building the Old Time Religion: Women Evangelists in the Progressive Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814723845
eISBN:
9780814744420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814723845.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter features the evangelistic organizations that arranged, financed, and implemented evangelistic meetings. Some remained small outfits, such as Maria Woodworth-Etter's or the Catholic Truth ... More


Converted, Called, Commissioned: A Phalanx of Institution Builders

Priscilla Pope-Levison

in Building the Old Time Religion: Women Evangelists in the Progressive Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814723845
eISBN:
9780814744420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814723845.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book focuses on the next generation of women evangelists who shifted their tack from itinerancy to institution building. ... More


Mothers, Saints, Bishops: Churches and Denominations

Priscilla Pope-Levison

in Building the Old Time Religion: Women Evangelists in the Progressive Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814723845
eISBN:
9780814744420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814723845.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter investigates the new churches and denominations launched by women, from their initial formation to their development into enduring institutions with established headquarters, printing ... More


Biblical, Practical, Vocational: Religious Training Schools

Priscilla Pope-Levison

in Building the Old Time Religion: Women Evangelists in the Progressive Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814723845
eISBN:
9780814744420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814723845.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the religious training schools founded by women such as Elizabeth Baker, Carrie Judd Montgomery, Mattie Perry, Iva Durham Vennard, Alma White, and Jennie Fowler Willing. These ... More


Conclusion

Priscilla Pope-Levison

in Building the Old Time Religion: Women Evangelists in the Progressive Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814723845
eISBN:
9780814744420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814723845.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This concluding chapter teases out the legacy of women evangelists as the Progressive Era edged into the Roaring Twenties. It tells the story of Aimee Semple McPherson who stood on the giant ... More


Building the Old Time Religion: Women Evangelists in the Progressive Era

Priscilla Pope-Levison

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814723845
eISBN:
9780814744420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814723845.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

During the Progessive Era, a period of unprecedented ingenuity, women evangelists built the old time religion with brick and mortar, uniforms and automobiles, fresh converts and devoted protégés. ... More


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