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A New Church in a New Nation

John Wigger

in American Saint Francis Asbury and the Methodists

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195387803
eISBN:
9780199866410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387803.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

American Methodism expanded dramatically in the 1780s, built on the consolidation Asbury brought to the movement after the war. Membership rose from 8,500 in 1780 to 57,600 in 1790 and the number of ... More


Spiritual Armories on the New Suburban Landscape

Jeanne Halgren Kilde

in When Church Became Theatre: The Transformation of Evangelical Architecture and Worship in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195143416
eISBN:
9780199834372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195143418.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

After the Civil War, population growth, industrialization, and urbanization significantly affected evangelical congregations. As many established congregations decided to move away from their ... More


Piety on the Plains

Robert Wuthnow

in Red State Religion: Faith and Politics in America's Heartland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150550
eISBN:
9781400839759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150550.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines how Kansas became a bastion of Protestant Republican conservatism. The 1850s saw the first alliances between Republicans and Methodists in Kansas. The relationship of religion ... More


Apostles of New Abolition

Gary Dorrien

in The New Abolition: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Black Social Gospel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300205602
eISBN:
9780300216332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205602.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Henry McNeal Turner and Ida B. Wells-Barnett were pioneers of the black social gospel, both as militant anti-lynching activists and within the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Turner paved the way ... More


Moving Uptown

Kyle B. Roberts

in Evangelical Gotham: Religion and the Making of New York City, 1783-1860

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226388144
eISBN:
9780226388281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226388281.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines how developments reshaping New York in the 1840s and 1850s affected evangelical congregations. Evangelical competition in a dynamic and expansive spiritual marketplace, ... More


Community

Jennifer Hull Dorsey

in Hirelings: African American Workers and Free Labor in Early Maryland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801447785
eISBN:
9780801460678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801447785.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on the African Methodist Episcopal Church and its meaning for free men and women in rural Maryland. Founded in 1816 by Reverend Richard Allen in collaboration with other African ... More


Embodying Methodist Theology: Diverging Conceptions of Holy Living in American Methodist Theology

Kevin M. Watson

in Old or New School Methodism?: The Fragmentation of a Theological Tradition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190844516
eISBN:
9780190844547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190844516.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter explores the diverging conceptions of holy living in Simpson and Roberts in depth. The chapter argues that Simpson was most concerned with growing and expanding the Methodist Episcopal ... More


Wilderness, Shady Grove, and Garden

Russell E. Richey

in Methodism in the American Forest

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199359622
eISBN:
9780199359646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199359622.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The chapter revisits the relation between field and forest preaching, noting the former to be a signature of the evangelistic outreach of George Whitefield and of British Methodism. By contrast, by ... More


Immersed in Church and State: Archibald J. Carey SR. And Religion in the Public Square

Dennis C. Dickerson

in African American Preachers and Politics: The Careys of Chicago

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734270
eISBN:
9781621030874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734270.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines how Archibald J. Carey Sr. inserted party politics into church affairs. It looks at how his election to the episcopacy of the African Methodist Episcopal Church allowed him to ... More


Doing Public Theology: Archibald J. Carey Jr. and the ministry of Politics

Dennis C. Dickerson

in African American Preachers and Politics: The Careys of Chicago

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734270
eISBN:
9781621030874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734270.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

After years of being involved in community and civil rights, Archibald J. Carey Jr. was drawn into the political arena as a candidate for public office, as a party operative, and as a federal ... More


Alienation

Bridget Ford

in Bonds of Union: "Religion, Race, and Politics in a Civil War Borderland"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626222
eISBN:
9781469628028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626222.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

By 1860, this chapter argues, white Ohioans and Kentuckians had articulated starkly different purposes for their religious organizations and laws. With Cincinnatians sometimes at the forefront and at ... More


Methodists and Holiness in North America

Jay R. Case

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199683710
eISBN:
9780191823923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199683710.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Theology

John Wesley founded Methodism as an evangelical renewal movement within the Church of England. That structure encouraged both establishment impulses and Dissenting movements within Methodism in the ... More


“Dense Darkness”: Recovering the Recorder’s History

Eric Gardner

in Black Print Unbound: The Christian Recorder, African American Literature, and Periodical Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190237080
eISBN:
9780190237110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190237080.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter opens with a detailed bibliographic study and publication history of the Recorder and a discussion of the broader history of the African Methodist Episcopal Church print culture. The ... More


Having Our Own: The Colored Methodist Episcopal Church and the Struggle for Black Autonomy in Education

Alicia Jackson

in Southern Religion, Southern Culture: Essays Honoring Charles Reagan Wilson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496820471
eISBN:
9781496820518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496820471.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter details the educational institutions and efforts of the Colored Methodist Episcopal (CME) Church. Education was a key component of freedom to many blacks, and African American churches ... More


Making and Breaking the Revolutionary Covenant

John Saillant

in Black Puritan, Black Republican: The Life and Thought of Lemuel Haynes, 1753-1833

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195157178
eISBN:
9780199834617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195157176.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Support of the Federalist Party and opposition to the Democratic‐Republicans afforded Lemuel Haynes his first engagement with a public sphere beyond church congregations and revival audiences. He ... More


The Road to Independence (1871–1880)

Trisha Franzen

in Anna Howard Shaw: The Work of Woman Suffrage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038150
eISBN:
9780252095412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038150.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter describes events in the life of Anna Howard Shaw from 1871 to 1880. Shaw had a vision that God had called her to a larger life. However, with no independent means of wealth, her choices ... More


Collision

Bridget Ford

in Bonds of Union: "Religion, Race, and Politics in a Civil War Borderland"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626222
eISBN:
9781469628028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626222.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes rising tensions between Protestants and Catholics and the outbreak of religious violence in Ohio and Kentucky in the 1850s. It reveals intense efforts to proselytize across the ... More


Becoming Bishop Simpson: The Early Life and Ministry of Matthew Simpson

Kevin M. Watson

in Old or New School Methodism?: The Fragmentation of a Theological Tradition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190844516
eISBN:
9780190844547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190844516.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter summarizes the early life and ministry of Matthew Simpson. The chapter discusses Simpson’s rise from obscurity to being elected a bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church. The chapter ... More


A Sanctuary by the Sea

Andrew W. Kahrl

in Land Was Ours: How Black Beaches Became White Wealth in the Coastal South

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628721
eISBN:
9781469628745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628721.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

Focusing on the history of the Methodist Church’s Gulfside Assembly in Waveland, Mississippi, the chapter shows how seaside land ownership and development acquired a spiritual dimension and became ... More


Genesis in Georgia: The Careys in Ministry and Politics

Dennis C. Dickerson

in African American Preachers and Politics: The Careys of Chicago

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734270
eISBN:
9781621030874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734270.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the careers of Archibald J. Carey Sr. and his son Archibald J. Carey Jr., and how the two men mixed ministry and politics in their family’s native state of Georgia. It looks at ... More


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