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Isaac Nelson: Radical Abolitionist, Evangelical Presbyterian, and Irish Nationalist

Daniel Ritchie

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941282
eISBN:
9781789629149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941282.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book reconsiders the career of an important, controversial, but neglected figure in this history of Irish Presbyterianism. The Revd Isaac Nelson is mostly remembered for his opposition to the ... More


That Province, Under God, Will Flourish

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/9781628461985.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

When James Oglethorpe helped to found the Georgia colony in 1733, it served in part as a buffer between wealthy, slave owning South Carolina and Spanish Florida. As such, the ownership of African ... More


Language and Feeling

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0042
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter forty-two examines one of the most titanic theological battles of Hodge’s career. It recounts the many articles published in the Repertory and Bibliotheca Sacra as Hodge and Edwards Amasa ... More


The Year of Delusion

Daniel Ritchie

in Isaac Nelson: Radical Abolitionist, Evangelical Presbyterian, and Irish Nationalist

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941282
eISBN:
9781789629149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941282.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The title of the third chapter is the same as that of Isaac Nelson’s critique of the 1859 Revival in Ulster, The Year of Delusion. It analyses Nelson’s approach to the revival in relation to the ... 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


Attraction

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/9781469626222.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter explores the ways that Protestants and Catholics grew to resemble each other in their religious practices before the Civil War. Catholics cultivated a more personal preaching style ... More


Refinement: In Theory

Steve Longenecker

in Gettysburg Religion: Refinement, Diversity, and Race in the Antebellum and Civil War Border North

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823255191
eISBN:
9780823261093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255191.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Refinement—that is, the evaluation of manners, dress, speech, possessions, bearing, pastimes, and homes for style, beauty, and improvement—was integral to Gettysburg religion. The Lutheran ... More


The Revivalist and the Folklorist

Corey Gibson

in The Voice of the People: Hamish Henderson and Scottish Cultural Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748696574
eISBN:
9781474412520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696574.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter sets out Henderson’s conception of the folk tradition, and its manifestations in his work as a folk revivalist and as a folklore scholar. In collecting songs and redistributing them, ... More


Edwards’s Evangelical Ecclesiology

Rhys S. Bezzant

in Jonathan Edwards and the Church

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199890309
eISBN:
9780199352630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890309.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This section expounds the Gospel that Edwards preached and concludes that its outcomes were both experiential, defending the propriety of vital affections, and objective, creating congregations of ... More


The Rhetoric of Revival: Authorizing Strategies and the Presentation of the Science of the Hereafter

Kenneth Garden

in The First Islamic Reviver: Abu Hamid al-Ghazali and his Revival of the Religious Sciences

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199989621
eISBN:
9780199395590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989621.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

It is one thing to forge a new vision of a religious tradition. It is another to win authority for it. Al-Ghazali understood this and crafted his Revival of the Religious Sciences not only to expound ... More


The Ideological Drivers of Submerged Statehood in the Afterlife of The Hijaz

Malik R. Dahlan

in The Hijaz: The First Islamic State

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190909727
eISBN:
9780190943226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190909727.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This Chapter focuses on the idea of positive vs. negative space in ideology and religion. It discusses Islamic revivalism and Wahhabism in detail in the context of statehood. discuss the fragility of ... More


Becoming National: Tamils, Muslims and Congress in Colonial India

Madurika Rasaratnam

in Tamils and the Nation: India and Sri Lanka Compared

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190498320
eISBN:
9780190638580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190498320.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter explains why the pan-ethnic conception of Indian national identity associated with the Indian National Congress was able to mobilize support in the Tamil-speaking areas, and therefore ... More


Becoming National: Tamils and Sinhalese in Colonial Sri Lanka

Madurika Rasaratnam

in Tamils and the Nation: India and Sri Lanka Compared

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190498320
eISBN:
9780190638580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190498320.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter shows how and why pan-ethnic nationalism did not develop in colonial Sri Lanka despite arguably more propitious conditions. Although there were efforts to develop a pan-ethnic national ... More


The Word and New New York

Matthew Bowman

in The Urban Pulpit: New York City and the Fate of Liberal Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199977604
eISBN:
9780199363926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977604.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapters 5 examines a conservative backlash, and two ministers who attempted to revitalize the verbal Word in the face of liberal evangelicalism: the Baptist dispensationalist Isaac Haldeman and the ... More


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