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The Impulse to Secession

Grayson Carter

in Anglican Evangelicals: Protestant Secessions from the Via Media, c. 1800-1850

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270089
eISBN:
9780191683886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270089.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

Very few of the early leaders of the Evangelical Revival were separatists in principle. The most obvious point of conflict between early Evangelical clergymen and the Establishment came over the ... More


The Revival of Conversion Narrative: Evangelical The Revival of Conversion Narrative: Evangelical Awakening in the Eighteenth Century

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:
10.1093/0199245754.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

A new episode in the history of spiritual autobiography opened in the late 1730s with the advent of transatlantic Evangelical Revival, and the distinguishing characteristic of this revival or ‘work’ ... More


The Eighteenth‐Century Religious Background

Alan Harding

in The Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion: A Sect in Action in Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198263692
eISBN:
9780191601149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263694.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Eighteenth-century England presented a picture of substantial religious diversity. The Restoration Church of England had not regained all the ground lost after the Civil War, but despite some ... More


The Oxford Seceders

Grayson Carter

in Anglican Evangelicals: Protestant Secessions from the Via Media, c. 1800-1850

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270089
eISBN:
9780191683886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270089.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

During the 1820s, the spiritual and intellectual focus of the Evangelical Revival began to shift back to Oxford University. The intense political and religious excitement at Oxford accompanying the ... More


The Evangelical Conversion Narrative: Spiritual Autobiography in Early Modern England

D. Bruce Hindmarsh

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199245758
eISBN:
9780191602436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245754.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This book is about conversion narrative, a popular genre of spiritual autobiography that proliferated during the last two-thirds of the eighteenth century within the context of the Evangelical ... More


Introduction

Colin Podmore

in The Moravian Church in England, 1728–1760

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207252
eISBN:
9780191677588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207252.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

Without the Moravians, English Church history would have been very different. It was the influence of a Moravian, Peter Böhler, that prompted the heartwarming experience that transformed John Wesley ... More


Evangelicals and the Established Church

Grayson Carter

in Anglican Evangelicals: Protestant Secessions from the Via Media, c. 1800-1850

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270089
eISBN:
9780191683886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270089.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

The chief origins of the Evangelical Revival are to be found in the Church of England. A sizeable proportion of the growing band of ‘Gospel clergymen’ still stayed within the Church into which they ... More


The Moravian Church in England, 1728–1760

Colin Podmore

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207252
eISBN:
9780191677588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207252.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

The effects of the great Evangelical Revival in eighteenth-century England were felt throughout the world, not least in America. It has long been accepted that the Revival owed much of its initial ... More


Genealogies: The Evangelical Revival, Methodism, and Pioneer Mission Work in the Cape Colony, 1790s–1820s

Fiona Vernal

in The Farmerfield Mission: A Christian Community in South Africa, 1838-2008

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199843404
eISBN:
9780199950546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199843404.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter one places the Evangelical Revival in its European context especially the birth and significance of Methodism and the formation of missionary societies to spread the Gospel to Africa. ... More


Charles Wesley and the Struggle for Methodist Identity

Gareth Lloyd

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199295746
eISBN:
9780191711701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295746.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Charles Wesley has been a problem figure for church historians. The great hymn‐writer's contribution to Methodism and the 18th century Evangelical Revival has frequently been seen primarily in terms ... More


The Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion: A Sect in Action in Eighteenth-Century England

Alan Harding

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198263692
eISBN:
9780191601149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263694.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The Countess of Huntingdon’s Connexion has been one of the neglected strands in the eighteenth-century Evangelical Revival. This is surprising, since the Connexion was one of the most significant of ... More


Introduction

Grayson Carter

in Anglican Evangelicals: Protestant Secessions from the Via Media, c. 1800-1850

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270089
eISBN:
9780191683886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270089.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

Although the Evangelical Revival was cradled in the Church of England, its relationship to its mother Church was not always an easy one. From the outset, its presence aroused hostility. There were ... More


The Later Eighteenth Century

J. R. Watson (ed.)

in An Annotated Anthology of Hymns

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269731
eISBN:
9780191600791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269730.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Contains 15 hymns from the period of the Evangelical Revival, featuring writers such as Toplady, Newton, Cowper, and Smart. It also features two great Welsh hymns from the period, and three ... More


The Moravians' Role in the Evangelical Revival

Colin Podmore

in The Moravian Church in England, 1728–1760

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207252
eISBN:
9780191677588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207252.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

Having examined the Moravians' relationships with the other main figures of the English Evangelical Revival and noted their importance within the movement at large, this chapter now focuses on their ... More


Theology of Revival

Michael J. McClymond and Gerald R. McDermott

in The Theology of Jonathan Edwards

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199791606
eISBN:
9780199932290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791606.003.0027
Subject:
Religion, Theology

To understand Edwards's theology of revival, it is important to interpret his revival writings in chronological order. Early writings, such as Faithful Narrative, are optimistic in tone and aimed ... More


Introduction: Sources and Trajectories of Evangelical Piety

John Coffey

in Heart Religion: Evangelical Piety in England & Ireland, 1690–1850

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198724155
eISBN:
9780191791963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724155.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter introduces the post-Reformation turn to inward ‘heart religion’ by discussing the relationship between Puritanism, Pietism, and evangelicalism. It emphasizes the deep sources of ... More


The Fetter Lane Society: 1738–1740

Colin Podmore

in The Moravian Church in England, 1728–1760

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207252
eISBN:
9780191677588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207252.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

It was in 1738 that the Moravians became involved in English religious life for the first time, and their impact was dramatic. The ensuing two years saw them play a crucial part in the birth and ... More


The Moravians' Relations with the Methodists

Colin Podmore

in The Moravian Church in England, 1728–1760

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207252
eISBN:
9780191677588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207252.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

On September 24, 1740, the Elders' Conference at the Moravian headquarters in Marienborn sent August Gottlieb Spangenberg to England, and in December the Moravian General Synod made plans for several ... More


Heart Religion: Evangelical Piety in England & Ireland, 1690–1850

John Coffey (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198724155
eISBN:
9780191791963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724155.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Heart Religion provides a new account of the sources and trajectories of the eighteenth-century Evangelical Revival, a critical juncture in the history of Protestant spirituality. The book considers ... More


Conclusion

Geordan Hammond

in John Wesley in America: Restoring Primitive Christianity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198701606
eISBN:
9780191771408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701606.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

Despite the sudden end to the Georgia mission, a close analysis of Wesley’s ministry calls for a carefully nuanced view on the vexed question of his success or failure there. An evaluation of his ... More


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