Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-7 of 7 items

  • Keywords: First Great Awakening x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

 Partial Judgments and Divided Churches: America's First Great Awakening

Chris Beneke

in Beyond Toleration: The Religious Origins of American Pluralism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305555
eISBN:
9780199784899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305558.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the disruptive religious revivals of the 1740s and 1750s, known as the First Great Awakening. It explores how the impressive mobility and astonishing popularity of itinerant ... More


The Indian Great Awakening: Religion and the Shaping of Native Cultures in Early America

Linford D. Fisher

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199740048
eISBN:
9780199949892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740048.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book tells the gripping story of American Indians’ attempts to wrestle with the ongoing realities of colonialism between the 1660s and 1820. By tracing the religious and cultural engagement of ... More


Jonathan Edwards and the First Great Awakening: Heaven Is a World of Love

Gary Scott Smith

in Heaven in the American Imagination

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199738953
eISBN:
9780199897346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738953.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Widely considered America's greatest theologian, Jonathan Edwards, more than any other American, asserted that love dominated and defined heaven—the love among the three members of the Trinity, the ... More


“Rocks and Storms I'll Fear No More”: The Anchor and the Cross

David J. Stewart

in The Sea Their Graves: An Archaeology of Death and Remembrance in Maritime Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037349
eISBN:
9780813041575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037349.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Prior to the late eighteenth century, only a few maritime memorials featured any form of religious symbolism or inscription. The frequency of memorials with religious themes began to increase around ... More


“The Glorious Day is Coming On”: Revival, Holy War, and the Millennium

John Howard Smith

in A Dream of the Judgment Day: American Millennialism and Apocalypticism, 1620-1890

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197533741
eISBN:
9780197533772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197533741.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Anxious that God was preparing them for Christ’s second coming, Euro-Americans experienced an unprecedented revival known as the First Great Awakening—an intercolonial phenomenon that infused ... More


Learning One's Native Tongue: Citizenship, Contestation, and Conflict in America

Tracy B. Strong

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226623191
eISBN:
9780226623368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226623368.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

‘Learning Our Native Tongue’: Citizenship, Contestation and Conflict in America explores the American conceptions of citizenship from colonial times to present-day social media and terrorism. The ... More


The Christian Nation

Kathleen Wellman

in Hijacking History: How the Christian Right Teaches History and Why It Matters

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197579237
eISBN:
9780197579268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197579237.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter begins with the question posed by a historian to the American Historical Association member forum, “Why do my students think America was founded as a Christian nation?” It explores how ... More


View: