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The Reign of the New Light

I. R. Mcbride

in Scripture Politics

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206422
eISBN:
9780191677113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206422.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines the reign of the so-called New Light Presbyterianism in Ireland during the 18th century. It traces the progress of the New Light from its origins in the 1720s to its triumph in ... More


A Controversial Spirit: Evangelical Awakenings in the South

Philip N. Mulder

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195131635
eISBN:
9780199834525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195131630.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Presbyterians, Baptists, and Methodists in the American South competed divisively with each other during the First and Second Great Awakenings, establishing a spirited evangelical presence in the ... More


New Lights and Old Faiths

S. J. Connolly

in Divided Kingdom: Ireland 1630-1800

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199543472
eISBN:
9780191716553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543472.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Penal laws continued to exclude the Catholic, and to a lesser extent, Protestant dissenter populations from full citizenship. Despite major legal disadvantages, there was a substantial Catholic ... More


 Vox Populi, Vox Dei

J. Rixey Ruffin

in A Paradise of Reason: William Bentley and Enlightenment Christianity in the Early Republic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326512
eISBN:
9780199870417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326512.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Bentley had led the Democratic‐Republican Party to victory, but not all of Salem's Republicans followed along for the reasons he offered. Many, perhaps most, of Salem's Republicans were evangelicals, ... More


Religion and Radical Ideology

I. R. Mcbride

in Scripture Politics

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206422
eISBN:
9780191677113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206422.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines the contribution of Ulster Presbyterianism to United Irish political thought during the 18th century. It outlines various modes of argument that characterized radical writing ... More


Revelation

Paul B. Moyer

in The Public Universal Friend: Jemima Wilkinson and Religious Enthusiasm in Revolutionary America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454134
eISBN:
9781501701450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454134.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter presents Jemima Wilkinson's The Universal Friend's Advice to Those of the Same Religious Society, a pamphlet containing the Comforter's religious doctrines and practices. The primary ... More


Jones County’s Carolina Connection: Class and Race in Revolutionary America

Victoria E. Bynum

in "The Free State of Jones, Movie Edition": Mississippi's Longest Civil War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627052
eISBN:
9781469628011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627052.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter traces the anti-authoritarian traditions of Jones County dissenters to their ancestral roots in Revolutionary Era North Carolina. Describing societal conflicts generated by the emergence ... More


Baptists in North America

Bill J. Leonard

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/9780199683710.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Theology

Baptists in nineteenth-century North America were known as eager proselytizers. They were evangelistic, committed to the idea of a believers’ church in which believers’ baptism was the norm for ... More


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