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Passion, Desire, and Ecstasy The Experiential Religion of Southern Methodist Women, 1770–1810

Cynthia Lynn Lyerly

in The Devil's Lane: Sex and Race in the Early South

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112436
eISBN:
9780199854271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112436.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Methodism was a religion of daily emotional experience, and for southern women like Sarah Jones, the experience involved both soul and body. White Methodist women embraced, literally and ... More


Looking Forward, Looking Backward

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/9780195387803.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In the wake of the sacramental crisis Asbury established a pattern of relentless travel by horseback across the continent that defined the church for decades to come. He visited New York City, which ... More


White People Be Like … Black Solo and Racial Difference

Marvin McAllister

in Whiting Up: Whiteface Minstrels and Stage Europeans in African American Performance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835081
eISBN:
9781469602431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869062_mcallister.10
Subject:
History, African-American History

In this chapter, the author returns to whiteface minstrelsy, the more improvisational, free-form mode of whiting up. He places black stand-up comics such as Jackie “Moms” Mabley, Dick Gregory, ... More


Sarah Jones and the Appearance of the Quaker Light

Hilary Hinds

in New Critical Studies on Early Quaker Women, 1650-1800

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198814221
eISBN:
9780191851858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814221.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter focuses on a three-page pamphlet by Sarah Jones, This is Lights Appearance in the Truth (1650), often discussed as a proto-Quaker statement written before the movement cohered and ... More


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