ECU Libraries Catalog

The great awakening : the roots of evangelical Christianity in colonial America / Thomas S. Kidd.

Author/creator Kidd, Thomas S.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoNew Haven : Yale University Press, ©2007.
Descriptionxix, 392 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Supplemental Content Table of contents only
Contents "Prayer for a saving issue" : from Puritans to Evangelicals -- "A shower of divine blessing" : Jonathan Edwards and A faithful narrative -- "Soul-satisfying sealings of God's everlasting love" : continental pietism, Scots-Irish Presbyterianism, and early evangelicalism -- "Plentiful effusions of God's spirit in these parts" : George Whitefield comes to America -- The danger of an unconverted ministry : fractious revivalism in the middle colonies -- "A faithful watchman on the walls of Charlestown" : Josiah Smith and moderate revivalism in South Carolina -- "This is no other than the gate of heaven" : George Whitefield in New England -- "Blowing up the divine fire" : mass revivalism in New England, 1740-1741 -- "Minds extraordinarily transported" : testing the limits of revivalism, 1741-1742 -- "Under the impressions of a heated imagination" : James Davenport, Andrew Croswell, and the fracturing of New England evangelicalism -- "Beyond any former outpouring of the Spirit" : debating the legitimacy of the awakenings -- "The Gospel is not preached here" : the crisis of New England separatism -- "Bringing them to a subjection to the religion of Jesus" : Native American missions -- "Ethiopia shall stretch out her hands unto God" : slavery, African Americans, and evangelicalism -- "Do the Holy Scriptures countenance such wild disorder?" : evangelicalism in Virginia -- "A happy revival of religion in the interior parts" : evangelicalism in the Carolinas -- "There is really a great awakening in those parts" : the evangelical revivals of the 1760s -- "The God of glory is on our side" : evangelicals and the American Revolution -- "Many thought the day of judgment was come" : the new light stir of 1776-1783.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 325-377) and index.
LCCN 2007015816
ISBN9780300118872 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN0300118872 (cloth : alk. paper)

Available Items

Library Location Call Number Status Item Actions
Joyner General Stacks BR 520 .K53 2007 ✔ Available Place Hold

Related Titles