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Darkness falls on the land of light : experiencing religious awakenings in eighteenth-century New England / Douglas L. Winiarski

Catalog Data

Author:
Winiarski, Douglas Leo  Search this
Author:
Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture  Search this
Physical description:
xxii, 607 pages : illustrations, maps, charts, facsimiles ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Church history
Place:
New England
Date:
2017
18th century
Contents:
Introduction -- Part One. Godly walkers -- Part Two. In a flame -- Part Three. Exercised bodies, impulsive Bibles -- Part Four. Pentecost and protest -- Part Five. Travels -- Epilogue -- Appendix A: A note on church afficiation statistics -- Appendix B: Major relations of faith collections -- Appendix C: Selected relations of faith, 1697-1801
Summary:
"This ... history of popular religion in eighteenth-century New England examines the experiences of ordinary people living through extraordinary times. Drawing on an unprecedented quantity of letters, diaries, and testimonies, Douglas Winiarski recovers the pervasive and vigorous lay piety of the early eighteenth century"-- Provided by publisher.
Topic:
Great Awakening  Search this
Church history  Search this
Religious life and customs  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1084414