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Cooperation, Conflict, and Controversy During the Early Years of the Revival

Gareth Lloyd

in Charles Wesley and the Struggle for Methodist Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199295746
eISBN:
9780191711701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295746.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

One of the ways in which the strength of the Wesley brothers' partnership proved of fundamental importance to the future of Methodism was in the controversies that plagued the Evangelical Revival ... More


Origins of an Icon

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/9781628461985.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses George Whitefield’s early life, his education at Pembroke College, Oxford, and his initial involvement with Charles and John Wesley. It describes Whitefield’s early antagonisms ... More


Inventing George Whitefield

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/9781628461985.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Whitefield began his missionary career believing that he was a reformer in conversation with the Church of England about religious toleration. By the time Whitefield died in September 1770, he was ... More


The Early Methodist Journalists: George The Early Methodist Journalists: George Whitefield and John Wesley

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:
10.1093/0199245754.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The wide range of autobiographical records of the early Methodist leaders, published and unpublished, constitutes one of the most significant literary traces of the Evangelical Revival. In the course ... More


Engagements and Marriages

Gareth Lloyd

in Charles Wesley and the Struggle for Methodist Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199295746
eISBN:
9780191711701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295746.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The marriage of Charles Wesley to Sarah Gwynne in April 1749 represented a watershed in the groom's life and ministry. Charles's itinerant preaching was reduced until it ceased altogether in 1756 and ... More


“This Pilgrimage Kind of Life”: the End of Whitefield's Travels

Thomas S. Kidd

in George Whitefield: America's Spiritual Founding Father

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300181623
eISBN:
9780300182125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181623.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on the conclusion of George Whitefield's pilgrimage as an evangelical throughout England and America during the eighteenth century. It first considers Whitefield's conflict with ... More


George Whitefield: Life, Context, and Legacy

Geordan Hammond and David Ceri Jones (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198747079
eISBN:
9780191809330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747079.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

An Anglican clergyman, and one of the key instigators of the evangelical or Methodist Revival and the Great Awakening, George Whitefield was, for a time during the middle decades of the eighteenth ... More


“The Fiery Trial of Popularity”:George Whitefield, Field Preacher

Thomas S. Kidd

in George Whitefield: America's Spiritual Founding Father

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300181623
eISBN:
9780300182125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181623.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on George Whitefield's evangelical work in England during the eighteenth century. It begins by tracing his missionary work in Georgia and his return to England that culminates in ... More


“To Revive The Flame Again”: Whitefield Comes To New England

Thomas S. Kidd

in George Whitefield: America's Spiritual Founding Father

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300181623
eISBN:
9780300182125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181623.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on George Whitefield's evangelical work in New England during the eighteenth century, beginning with his arrival in Northampton, Massachusetts, in October 1740. It first examines ... More


“Thy Maker Is Thy Husband”: Whitefield Goes To Scotland

Thomas S. Kidd

in George Whitefield: America's Spiritual Founding Father

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300181623
eISBN:
9780300182125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181623.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on George Whitefield's evangelical work in Scotland during the eighteenth century, beginning with his arrival at the port of Leith in Edinburgh on July 30, 1741. It considers ... More


Conclusion: “Jesus Christ Has Got Thee at Last”: George Whitefield's Legacy

Thomas S. Kidd

in George Whitefield: America's Spiritual Founding Father

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300181623
eISBN:
9780300182125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181623.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines George Whitefield's legacy as a preacher throughout England and America during the eighteenth century, particularly with respect to his influence on evangelical Christianity. It ... More


Selina, Countess of Huntingdon: Early Life and the Start of the Connexion

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:
10.1093/0198263694.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The future Countess of Huntingdon was born into an aristocratic Leicestershire family in 1707; her marriage to the Earl of Huntingdon in 1728 was a love match that produced seven children. She ... More


“As I Grew Moderate”: Whitefield Mends Rivalries

Thomas S. Kidd

in George Whitefield: America's Spiritual Founding Father

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300181623
eISBN:
9780300182125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181623.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines how George Whitefield restored his relations with a number of Anglican Church ministers while continuing his evangelical work in England during the eighteenth century. It first ... More


“God Is Preparing Me for Something Extraordinary”: Whitefield The Methodist Missionary

Thomas S. Kidd

in George Whitefield: America's Spiritual Founding Father

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300181623
eISBN:
9780300182125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181623.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on George Whitefield's life as a Methodist missionary that began on June 27, 1736, when he preached publicly for the first time at the St. Mary de Crypt church in Gloucester, ... More


“Close Attacks, But Strong Consolations”: The Return To America

Thomas S. Kidd

in George Whitefield: America's Spiritual Founding Father

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300181623
eISBN:
9780300182125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181623.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on George Whitefield's return to America to continue his evangelical work, beginning with his landing at York, Maine in 1744. It begins by considering the death of Whitefield's ... More


“The Circumstance Of My Being Born In An Inn”: George Whitefield And Eighteenth-Century England

Thomas S. Kidd

in George Whitefield: America's Spiritual Founding Father

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300181623
eISBN:
9780300182125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181623.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on George Whitefield's life in eighteenth-century England, from his birth at the Bell Inn in Gloucester on December 16, 1714 to his emerging emphasis on the new birth and ... More


“A Tour Round America”: The American South and the Bethesda Orphanage

Thomas S. Kidd

in George Whitefield: America's Spiritual Founding Father

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300181623
eISBN:
9780300182125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181623.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on George Whitefield's evangelical work in America during the eighteenth century, beginning with his arrival in Philadelphia on November 2, 1739 and his itinerary in other states ... More


“Hearing Him Preach, Gave Me A Heart Wound”: Calvinist Preaching, Calvinist Controversy

Thomas S. Kidd

in George Whitefield: America's Spiritual Founding Father

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300181623
eISBN:
9780300182125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181623.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on George Whitefield's evangelical work in America during the eighteenth century and how his preaching changed the life of many evangelicals through conversion. It begins by ... More


George Whitefield Awakens New York City

Joyce D. Goodfriend

in Who Should Rule at Home?: Confronting the Elite in British New York City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780801451270
eISBN:
9781501708046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451270.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines English evangelist George Whitefield's message of the “new birth” and how it came to resonate among a variety of New Yorkers, including adherents of the orthodox Dutch Reformed ... 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


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