Absolutely Australia's Lowest Prices

Shop over 1.5 Million Toys in our Huge New Range

The Protestant Evangelical Awakening
By

Rating
Product Description
Product Details

Table of Contents

List of maps; Preface; List of abbreviations; 1. The Protestant frame of mind in the eighteenth century; 2. The beginnings of rival: Silesia and its neighbours; 3. Salzburg and Austria; 4. Zinzendorf and the Moravians; 5. Revival in the south-west of the empire and Switzerland; 6. Revival in the north-west of the empire and the Lower Rhine; 7. Revival in the American colonies; 8. Revival in the United Kingdom; Conclusion; Index.

Reviews

"...this book embodies scholarship of the very highest calibre and the historical narrative is presented in all its detail." American Studies "This account of the Great Awakening is, in my judgement, a magisterial work. Its main achievement is that it provides an integrated account of the Great Awakening for the first time. In particular, by careful study and exposition of the links between continental pietism and North Atlantic revivalism, Professor Ward is able to show that the well-known meeting between the Wesleys and a group of Moravian Brethren while on ship to America, whilst in one sense an accident, was not some chance encounter between two different religious cultures, but a natural (and almost inevitable?) meeting...In short I regard this as one of the most significant books written on eighteenth-century religion. It will be a standard work of reference for years to come." David M. Thompson, University of Cambridge "Ward's book is the only piece of scholarship, certainly in English and possibly in German, that examines the revival with any thoroughness in its international context. In this sense it is original in its conception; and as a work of reference, it meets a real need." Frederick Dreyer, Canadian Journal of History "...consistently offers rich detail and sophisticated insight...Breadth, detail, exemplary scholarship, and especially discernment make The Protestant Evangelical Awakening a glowing achievement...The result is required reading for colonialists and religious historians..." Jon Butler, Journal of American History "The Protestant Evangelical Awakening goes well beyond a colonial or Anglo-American examination of the mid-eighteenth century revivals by providing an authoritative overview of the rise of Protestant evangelicalism from the easternmost expanses of Europe to the frontiers of the American wilderness." Church History "There is no doubt that Ward's book is a milestone in its field. His place o fthe earliest Anglo-American revival in the context of the mature European Awakening is a badly needed historiographical corrective." Journal of the Canadian Church Historical Society "Ward's book is a significant achievement in scholarship investigating the transatlantic connections of Protestant piety and renewal...It stands nearly alnoe in English language publications on the topic...Ward's The Protestant Evangelical Awakening provides arousing reading." Jeff Bach, Brethren Life and Thought

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling The Protestant Evangelical Awakening on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Back to top