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Pastor

John A. Grigg

in The Lives of David Brainerd: The Making of an American Evangelical Icon

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195372373
eISBN:
9780199870868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372373.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Brainerd's quest for effectiveness reached a large degree of fulfillment when a religious revival broke out among a community of Indians in northern New Jersey. As the revival continued, Brainerd ... More


A Child of Two Worlds

John A. Grigg

in The Lives of David Brainerd: The Making of an American Evangelical Icon

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195372373
eISBN:
9780199870868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372373.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

David Brainerd's adult life was shaped by two formative experiences. On the one hand, he was the child of a prosperous, well-respected Connecticut family that was part of the political and social ... More


Sojourner

John A. Grigg

in The Lives of David Brainerd: The Making of an American Evangelical Icon

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195372373
eISBN:
9780199870868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372373.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Although Brainerd had committed to working among the Indians in late 1742, he struggled for the next eighteen months with the consequences of this decision. This chapter describes Brainerd's work ... More


The Lives of David Brainerd: The Making of an American Evangelical Icon

John A Grigg

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195372373
eISBN:
9780199870868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372373.001.1
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

David Brainerd is one of the more recognizable names in the history of colonial America both to those inside the academy and to the general public. Much of his reputation is based on the picture ... More


Introduction

John A. Grigg

in The Lives of David Brainerd: The Making of an American Evangelical Icon

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195372373
eISBN:
9780199870868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372373.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The first chapter introduces David Brainerd as one of the most ubiquitous figures in American colonial history. The Introduction then goes on to discuss existing studies of David Brainerd and explain ... More


Conclusion

John A. Grigg

in The Lives of David Brainerd: The Making of an American Evangelical Icon

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195372373
eISBN:
9780199870868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372373.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Conclusion summarizes the book's main themes and ideas about David Brainerd's life. The chapter states that David Brainerd, like most people, was a complex individual who can only be understood ... More


After Christendom: Evangelical Conversion After Christendom: Evangelical Conversion Narrative and its Alternatives

D. Bruce Hindmarsh

in The Evangelical Conversion Narrative: Spiritual Autobiography in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199245758
eISBN:
9780191602436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245754.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Begins by reviewing the chronological proliferation, literary elaboration, and theological differentiation of the genre of conversion narrative over the course of the eighteenth century in England. ... More


North American Connexions

Isabel Rivers

in Vanity Fair and the Celestial City: Dissenting, Methodist, and Evangelical Literary Culture in England 1720-1800

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198269960
eISBN:
9780191851209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198269960.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, History of Christianity

This chapter begins by illustrating the importance of the transatlantic trade in religious books, the relations between English, Scottish, and North American readers, correspondents, and book donors, ... More


The Nature of Indian Words in the Rise of Anglo-American Nativism

Sarah Rivett

in Unscripted America: Indigenous Languages and the Origins of a Literary Nation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190492564
eISBN:
9780190492595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190492564.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

This chapter examines the fate of missionary linguistics during the Great Awakening through Protestant missionaries to the Mohican and Mohawk. Jonathan Edwards, David Brainerd, John Sergeant, Samuel ... More


Between Mourning and Magnetism: Derrida and Waldenfels on the Art of Hospitality

RICHARD KEARNEY and KASCHA SEMONOVITCH

in Phenomenologies of the Stranger: Between Hostility and Hospitality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234615
eISBN:
9780823240722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234615.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

To the canonical phenomenologies of the Stranger in Jacques Derrida and Bernhard Waldenfels, this chapter offers a third voice: that of the eighteenth-century religious thinker David Brainerd. Both ... More


A Missionary among Native Americans

David Brainerd

in Early Evangelicalism: A Reader

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199916955
eISBN:
9780190258368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199916955.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents excerpts from David Brainerd's journal, written between June 19 and August 8, 1745. Brainerd matriculated at Yale in 1739, shortly after he had a conversion experience and ... More


Prince’s Town

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter Five recounts how the Hodge family relocated to Princeton, New Jersey so that Hodge and his brother, Hugh, might attend the College of New Jersey (hereafter referred to as Princeton College). ... More


Introduction

Kathryn T. Long

in God in the Rainforest: Missionaries and the Waorani in Amazonian Ecuador

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190608989
eISBN:
9780190609016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190608989.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The introduction places the missionary-Waorani story within the context of the history of American evangelicalism. The iconic narrative of the five men slain in Ecuador stands in a tradition of two ... More


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