The Great Awakening: The Roots of Evangelical Christianity in Colonial America  -     By: Thomas S. Kidd
Buy Item $15.99 Retail: $22.00 Save 27% ($6.01) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

The Great Awakening: The Roots of Evangelical Christianity in Colonial America

Yale University Press / 2009 / Paperback

$15.99 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $22.00
|
Save 27% ($6.01)
Availability: Expected to ship on or about 02/10/15.
Email me when this product is available.
CBD Stock No: WW158465

Current Promotions

Product Description

In the mid-eighteenth century, Americans experienced an outbreak of religious revivals that shook colonial society. This book provides a definitive view of these revivals, now known as the First Great Awakening, and their dramatic effects on American culture. Historian Thomas S. Kidd tells the absorbing story of early American evangelical Christianity through the lives of seminal figures like Jonathan Edwards and George Whitefield as well as many previously unknown preachers, prophets, and penitents.

The Great Awakening helped create the evangelical movement, which heavily emphasized the individual's experience of salvation and the Holy Spirit's work in revivals. By giving many evangelicals radical notions of the spiritual equality of all people, the revivals helped breed the democratic style that would come to characterize the American republic. Kidd carefully separates the positions of moderate supporters of the revivals from those of radical supporters, and he delineates the objections of those who completely deplored the revivals and their wildly egalitarian consequences. The battles among these three camps, the author shows, transformed colonial America and ultimately defined the nature of the evangelical movement.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 392
Vendor: Yale University Press
Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 9.25 X 6.13 (inches)
ISBN: 0300158467
ISBN-13: 9780300158465
Availability: Expected to ship on or about 02/10/15.
Email me when this product is available.

Related Products

  1. God's Generals: The Revivalists
    God's Generals: The Revivalists
    Roberts Liardon
    Whitaker House / 2008 / Hardcover
    $15.99 Retail: $22.99 Save 30% ($7.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
    Availability: Expected to ship on or about 02/06/15.
    CBD Stock No: WW740258
  2. The Christian Leaders of the Last Century or England a Hundred Years Ago
    The Christian Leaders of the Last Century or England a Hundred Years Ago
    J.C. Ryle
    Charles Nolan Publishers / 2002 / Hardcover
    $21.99 Retail: $32.95 Save 33% ($10.96)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW7760372
  3. The Awakening In Wales
    The Awakening In Wales
    Jessi Penn-Lewis
    CLC Publications / Trade Paperback
    $6.29 Retail: $6.99 Save 10% ($0.70)
    Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
    CBD Stock No: WW089379
  4. The Life and Times of George Whitefield
    The Life and Times of George Whitefield
    Robert Philip
    Banner of Truth / 2007 / Trade Paperback
    $13.99 Retail: $19.00 Save 26% ($5.01)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW519609

Author Bio

Thomas S. Kidd is associate professor of history, Baylor University, and author of The Protestant Interest: New England after Puritanism, published by Yale University Press. He lives in Woodway, TX.

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. Christianity in Action: The Story and Saga of the International Salvation Army
    Christianity in Action: The Story and Saga of the International Salvation Army
    Henry Gariepy
    Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / 2009 / Hardcover
    $2.99 Retail: $25.00 Save 88% ($22.01)
    4 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW848413
  2. Ethics
    Ethics
    Dietrich Bonhoeffer
    Touchstone / 1995 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $16.99 Save 29% ($5.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW83910
  3. All the Miracles of the Bible
    All the Miracles of the Bible
    Herbert Lockyer
    Zondervan / 1988 / Trade Paperback
    $10.99 Retail: $15.99 Save 31% ($5.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW0281016
  4. The Peacemaking Pastor
    The Peacemaking Pastor
    Alfred Poirier
    Baker / 2006 / Trade Paperback
    $16.49 Retail: $22.00 Save 25% ($5.51)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW065895

Availability

Availability: Expected to ship on or about 02/10/15. You may order this item now and we will ship it to you when it arrives. If you are charging this purchase to a credit card, you will not be charged for this item and its portion of your shipping charges until it is shipped.

Send Me Email  Email me when this product is available.

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search