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Early Evangelicalism

A Global Intellectual History, 16701789

by W. R. Ward

  • 55 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian mission & evangelism,
  • History of religion,
  • c 1600 to c 1700,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • Renaissance,
  • Religion,
  • History - General History,
  • Christianity - Denominations,
  • History / Renaissance,
  • Christian Ministry - Evangelism,
  • 18th century,
  • Evangelicalism,
  • History,
  • Christianity - Evangelism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages226
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7767267M
    ISBN 100521864046
    ISBN 109780521864046

    Early evangelicalism flourished during the transatlantic revivals of the eighteenth century, coinciding with the emergence of the Enlightenment in America and Europe. Today, most people associate it with only a few of its leaders-namely Jonathan Edwards, John Wesley, and George Whitefield-despite the fact that this religious movement crossed nations as well as different traditions within.   Bruce Hindmarsh is the James M. Houston professor of spiritual theology at Regent College, Vancouver, and the author of books such as John Newton and the English Evangelical Tradition and The Evangelical Conversion Narrative.I recently interviewed him about his new book, The Spirit of Early Evangelicalism (Oxford University Press). [TK] You note at the beginning of the book that “the Author: Thomas Kidd.

    A new history explores the commercial heart of evangelical an evangelicalism is big business. For decades, the world’s largest media conglomerates have sought out evangelical consumers, and evangelical books have regularly become international best sellers. In the early s, Rick. Book Review: ‘The Spirit of Early Evangelicalism: True Religion in a Modern World’ by D. Bruce Hindmarsh J In Matt Jesus tells his disciples that “every teacher of the law who has become a disciple in the kingdom of heaven is like the owner of a house who brings out of his storeroom new treasures as well as old” (v. 52).

    The Spirit of Early Evangelicalism locates the rise of evangelical religion in relation to movements that we now routinely acknowledge with capital letters: Modernity, the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment. The book examines the evangelical awakening in connection with the history of science, law, art and literature. Early evangelicalism flourished during the transatlantic revivals of the eighteenth century, coinciding with the emergence of the Enlightenment in America and Europe. Today, most people associate it with only a few of its leaders—namely Jonathan Edwards, John Wesley, and George Whitefield—despite the fact that this religious movement crossed nations as well as different traditions within.


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Product Information. Evangelicalism contributed to the great transformation of ideas in the modern world. This book represents a pioneering study of discussions within the evangelical movements from Central Europe to the American colonies about what constituted evangelical identity and of the basis of the fraternity among evangelical leaders of strikingly different backgrounds.

The Spirit of Early Evangelicalism locates the rise of evangelical religion in relation to movements that we now routinely acknowledge with capital letters: Modernity, the Scientific Revolution, and the Enlightenment.

The book examines the evangelical awakening in connection with the history of science, law, art, and by: 1. Evangelicalism contributed to the great transformation of ideas in the modern world.

This book represents a pioneering study of discussions within the evangelical movements from Central Europe to the American colonies about what constituted evangelical identity and of the basis of the fraternity among evangelical leaders of strikingly different by: 6.

Though his book does note the early roots of evangelicalism in Europe and its growth in the third-world, the story focuses primarily on the way in which evangelicals flourished as a movement in the United States.

Though it is not uniquely American, it would not have grown as quickly and vibrantly without the cultural milieu of the early. Despite having read reasonably widely on the rise of Evangelicalism, this book opened up new avenues to explore and new insights and angles on the subject.

The famous Calvinist/Arminian This is an exceptionally well-researched, original and wide-ranging book that places the Evangelical revival of the early and mid Eighteenth century firmly in /5. "Jonathan Yeager's Early Evangelicalism is a definitive document collection on the broad sweep of eighteenth-century evangelical faith.

The book's authors, who hailed from North America, Britain, and the Continent, range from learned theologians to lyrical hymnists and earnest : Evangelicalism Early Evangelicalism book to the great transformation of ideas in the modern world.

This book represents a pioneering study of discussions within the evangelical movements from Central Europe to the American colonies about what constituted evangelical identity and of the basis of the fraternity among evangelical leaders of strikingly different by: 7.

Evangelicalism contributed to the great transformation of ideas in the modern world. This book represents a pioneering study of discussions within the evangelical movements from Central Europe to the American colonies about what constituted evangelical identity and of the basis of the fraternity among evangelical leaders of strikingly different backgrounds.

The cult of celebrity surrounding Whitefield has largely shielded him from scrutiny over these matters. But reckoning with the dark, unspiritual side of early evangelicalism is a necessary step Author: Kristin Du Mez.

BOOK REVIEWS Early Evangelicalism: A Global Intellectual History, ­, by W.R. Ward (Cambridge: Cambridge U.P., ; pp. £45). W.R. Ward's latest book is the fruit of many decades of research into Evangelicalism, and particularly European Evangelicalism, which has long put scholars who have been more used to approaching the Evangelical Revival in narrowly English or North.

D. Bruce Hindmarsh’s latest book sets out to analyze early evangelicalism within the broader context of intellectual and philosophical developments of 18th-century Europe.

“It seems to me important,” he writes, “that the rise of evangelicalism occurred in tandem with the rise of modernity and in the midst of a hugely consequential turn. These political realities made it hard for evangelicals in the Church of England to cooperate with Wesley and meant that all their theological debates were politically in detail, here is a book for all who seek deeper insight into a critical juncture in the development of Brand: IVP Academic.

The book is a gem of edifying insight."" -Mark Noll Francis A. McAnaney Professor of History, University of Notre Dame ""Here is a collection of essays that invites the reader to wrestle along with the authors over the query why evangelicals have not embraced more fully the early church as part of their theological and ecclesiastical legacy.

One of the most debated questions recently about the history of evangelical Christianity is when evangelicalism began.

Some scholars, especially Christian historians, have tended to see continuity between the evangelical Christianity of the Great Awakening and earlier Reformation : Thomas Kidd.

Finally I made myself take on a book that I didn't expect to enjoy (I am challenging myself to read 5, so had to get into it). And I took it on by the horns, in the topic I find perhaps the most obnoxious and perplexing in alternation: American Evangelicalism/5(K).

Here are some of the books that best introduce the general reader to early evangelicalism. All of these books are a pleasure to read, and all of the authors are experts in their fields. A Author: Bruce Hindmarsh.

The Spirit of Early Evangelicalism locates the rise of evangelical religion in relation to movements that we now routinely acknowledge with capital letters: Modernity, the Scientific Revolution, and the Enlightenment.

The book examines the evangelical awakening in connection with the history of science, law, art, and literature. Early Evangelicalism: A Reader is an anthology that introduces a host of important religious figures. After brief biographical sketches of each author, this book offers over sixty excerpts from a wide range of well-known and lesser-known Protestant Christians, representing a variety of denominations, geographical locations, and underrepresented /5(10).

In the United States, evangelicalism is an umbrella group of Protestant Christians who believe in the necessity of being born again, emphasize the importance of evangelism, and affirm traditional Protestant teachings on the authority and the historicity of the Bible.

Nearly a quarter of the US population, evangelicals are diverse and drawn from a variety of denominational backgrounds. “Part history, part lament, this book offers a bracing introduction to evangelicalism in America.

Thomas Kidd tells the tumultuous story of a movement that began in the eighteenth century as a heartfelt quest for spiritual rebirth and holiness, but which is best known today for its political support of Donald Trump and the Republican Party.”—Catherine A.

Brekus, author of Sarah Osborn. Evangelicalism (/ ˌ iː v æ n ˈ dʒ ɛ l ɪ k əl ɪ z əm, ˌ ɛ v æ n-,-ə n /), evangelical Christianity, or evangelical Protestantism, is a worldwide, trans-denominational movement within Protestant Christianity that maintains the belief that the essence of the Gospel consists of the doctrine of salvation by grace alone, solely through faith in Jesus's atonement.Get this from a library!

Early evangelicalism: a reader. [Jonathan M Yeager;] -- Early evangelicalism flourished during the transatlantic revivals of the eighteenth century, coinciding with the emergence of the Enlightenment in America and Europe. Today, most people associate it. Hindmarsh’s book examines the “spirit”—that is, the devotional history or spirituality—of numerous early evangelicals such as John and Charles Wesley, George Whitefield, Jonathan Edwards.