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In the Footsteps of the Pilgrims

Jessica M. Parr

in Inventing George Whitefield: Race, Revivalism, and the Making of a Religious Icon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628461985
eISBN:
9781626744998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461985.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Whitefield was particularly excited to visit New England because of its connection with the puritan past. While New England retained some features of pilgrim culture it had a fractious religious ... More


“Fidelity to Christ and to the Protestant Succession”: Benjamin Colman and the Protestant Interest

Thomas S. Kidd

in The Protestant Interest: New England After Puritanism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104219
eISBN:
9780300128406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104219.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on Benjamin Colman, who became the most recognized pastor in Boston during the early eighteenth century. Though his leadership was bitterly contested at the founding of his ... More


Friendship and Eighteenth-Century Nonconformist Memorial Publication

Tessa Whitehouse

in Textual Transformations: Purposing and Repurposing Books from Richard Baxter to Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198808817
eISBN:
9780191882500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808817.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter investigates the role of friendship in the composition, publication, and circulation of biographical accounts and collected works of religious poets in the first half of the eighteenth ... More


The Dissemination and Reception of Isaac Watts’s Hymns and Psalms in the British North American Colonies to 1748

Jane Giscombe

in Negotiating Toleration: Dissent and the Hanoverian Succession, 1714-1760

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198804222
eISBN:
9780191842429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804222.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The hymns and psalms of the Congregational minister Isaac Watts circulated in the North American colonies prior to the revivals of the 1730s and’40s. Watts's transatlantic links are clearly evident ... More


Jonathan Edwards’s Editors and Their Relationships with Booksellers and Printers

Jonathan M. Yeager

in Jonathan Edwards and Transatlantic Print Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190248062
eISBN:
9780190248086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190248062.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter explores the role that Edwards’s editors played in publishing books such as the first editions of A Faithful Narrative in 1737, Freedom of the Will in 1754, and Original Sin in 1758. ... More


‘A greater revolution’: Anti-Jacobitism and the Hanoverian Succession in the British Atlantic World, 1702–16

David Parrish

in Negotiating Toleration: Dissent and the Hanoverian Succession, 1714-1760

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198804222
eISBN:
9780191842429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804222.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Letters to and from prominent Dissenting leaders and their political allies such as Cotton Mather and Benjamin Colman in New England, Archibald Stobo in South Carolina, and Robert Hunter in New York ... More


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