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The first American evangelical

A short life of Cotton Mather

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Published by William B. Eerdmans in Grand Rapids, MI .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25651083M
ISBN 100802872115
ISBN 109780802872111

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First American Evangelical Historian to become notable in research and higher education Timothy Lawrence Smith (–) was a historian and educator, known as the first American evangelical historian to gain notability in research and higher : Ap , South Carolina. 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.

A Hymn and Prayer-Book. For the Use of Such Churches as Use the English Language. Collected by John C. Kunze (). New York: Hurtin and Commardinger, hymns, of which were translated from the German. First English Lutheran Hymnal in America. A Collection of Evangelical Hymns for the English Lutheran Church in New York.   It might, however, mean that for both the general history of evangelicalism and assessments of the contemporary American situation it would be easier to follow the lead of George Whitefield—immensely significant for the upsurge of evangelical movements in the eighteenth century but also blithely unconcerned with so many matters about which we.


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People today generally associate him with the infamous Salem witch trials, but in this new biography Rick Kennedy tells a bigger The first American evangelical book Mather, he says, was the very first American evangelical. A fresh retelling of Cotton Mather's life, this biography corrects misconceptions and focuses on how he sought to promote, socially and intellectually, a biblical by: 1.

Cotton Mather () was America's most famous pastor and scholar at the beginning of the eighteenth century. People today generally associate him with the infamous Salem witch trials, but in this new biography Rick Kennedy tells a bigger story: Mather, he says, was the very first American evangelical.4/5.

Cotton Mather () was America's most famous pastor and scholar at the beginning of the eighteenth century. People today generally associate him with the infamous Salem witch trials, but in this new biography Rick Kennedy tells a bigger story: Mather, he says, was the very first American : Eerdmans, William B.

Publishing Company. People today generally associate him with the infamous Salem witch trials, but in this new biography Rick Kennedy tells a bigger story: Mather, he says, was the very first American evangelical.A fresh retelling of Cotton Mather's life, this biography corrects misconceptions and focuses on how he sought to promote, socially and intellectually, a biblical lifestyle.5/5(1).

People today generally associate him with the infamous Salem witch trials, but in this new biography Rick Kennedy tells a bigger story: Mather, he says, was the very first American evangelical.

A fresh retelling of Cotton Mather's life, this biography Read Full OverviewCited by: 1. The First American Evangelical: A Short Life of Cotton Mather - eBook () by Rick Kennedy5/5(1).

People today generally associate him with the infamous Salem witch trials, but in this new biography Rick Kennedy tells a bigger story: Mather, he says, was the very first American evangelical.

A fresh retelling of Cotton Mather's life, this biography corrects misconceptions and focuses on how he sought to promote, socially and intellectually, a biblical : Wm. Eerdmans Publishing Co. The American Evangelical Story surveys the role American evangelicalism has had in the shaping of global evangelical history.

Author Douglas Sweeney begins with a brief outline of the key features that define evangelicals and then explores the roots of the movement in English Pietism and the Great Awakening of the eighteenth century/5. People today generally associate him with the infamous Salem witch trials, but in this new biography Rick Kennedy tells a bigger story: Mather, he says, was the very first American evangelical.

A fresh retelling of Cotton Mather's life, this biography corrects misconceptions and focuses on how he sought to promote, socially and intellectually, a biblical lifestyle.

Rick Kennedy Eerdmans Publishing Company, Grand Rapids, Mich. pages Michael G. Hall wrote “The Last American Puritan: The Life of Increase Mather” inand Rick Kennedy, history professor at Point Loma Nazarene University, has now written the sequel: “The First American Evangelical,” a short life of Increase Mather’s son, Cotton Mather.

This groundbreaking book from Pulitzer Prize­–winning historian Frances FitzGerald is the first to tell the powerful, dramatic story of the Evangelical movement in America—from the Puritan era to the presidential election/5().

In the newest offering from the Library of Religious Biography series, Rick Kennedy argues that Cotton Mather represents the earliest form of American evangelicalism. In his book The American Evangelical Story (Grand Rapids: Baker, ), respected historian Douglas Sweeney once described American evangelicalism as a twist that occurred within Protestantism after the collapse of Puritan New.

Francis FitzGerald’s give us a very comprehensive book on the history of the white evangelical movement in America, from the First Great Awakening to today. She lays the groundwork with introducing the movements of the Great Awakenings, where we first see the various ideologies born that will influence the future of this group/5().

Review of "The First American Evangelical: A Short Life of Cotton Mather". The book’s thesis, identifying Mather as the “first American Evangelical,” will certainly engender scholarly debates, but it seems reasonable to me to find the same spiritual hungers and convictions cultivated by Cotton Mather in New England in surfacing with more clarity and power in the First Great Awakening in the s/5.

People today generally associate him with the infamous Salem witch trials, but in this new biography Rick Kennedy tells a bigger story: Mather, he says, was the very first American evangelical.A fresh retelling of Cotton Mather's life, this biography corrects misconceptions and focuses on how he sought to promote, socially and intellectually, a biblical lifestyle.

People today generally associate him with the infamous Salem witch trials, but in this new biography Rick Kennedy tells a bigger story: Mather, he says, was the very first American evangelical. A fresh retelling of Cotton Mather's life, this biography corrects misconceptions and focuses on how he sought to promote, socially and intellectually.

Cotton Mather () was America's most famous pastor and scholar at the beginning of the eighteenth century. People today generally associate him with the infamous Salem witch trials, but in this new biography Rick Kennedy tells a bigger story: Mather, he says, was the very first American evangelical.

The author is an accomplished evangelical historian and theologian, and this work fulfills its purpose admirably. Experts and novices in evangelical historiography will benefit from reading this book. As an enjoyable and engaging history of evangelicalism this book is highly recommended.

Get this from a library. The first American evangelical: a short life of Cotton Mather. [Rick Kennedy] -- Cotton Mather () was America's most famous pastor and scholar at the beginning of the eighteenth century.

People today generally associate him with the infamous Salem witch trials, but in. Kennedy makes a good case that Mather is not the last American Puritan, but rather the first American Evangelical. He had only a cursory involvement in the Salem Witch Trials, but has had his reputation altered by a disreputable rival.

You will see just how good this book is in the first 5/5(1). Peter Wehner: The deepening crisis in evangelical Christianity. Kidd begins his book with a concise but assured history of the evangelical movement, from .Mission for Life tells the remarkable story of two generations of an important family of evangelicals, the Judson family.

The narrative, no less compelling and dramatic because it is true, begins with twenty-four year old Adoniram Judson and his bride of two weeks, Ann Hasseltine, embarking from Salem, Massachusetts in February for an undetermined destination in the E/5.