Increase of piety, or, The revival of religion in the United States of America containing several interesting letters not before published : together with three remarkable dreams, in succession, as related by a female in the northern liberties of Philadelphia to several Christian friends, and handed to the press by a respectable minister of the gospel

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Other titlesRevival of religion in the United States
Statementcollected by the publisher
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 3586
ContributionsWoodward, William Wallis
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination3 p. l., 5-114 p.
Number of Pages114
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Open LibraryOL15045415M
LC Control Number87812759

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Increase of piety, or, The revival of religion in the United States of America: containing several interesting letters not before published. Increase of piety, or, The revival of religion in the United States of America containing several interesting letters not before published: together with three remarkable dreams, in succession, as related by a female in Increase of piety northern liberties of Philadelphia to several Christian friends, and handed to the press by a respectable minister of the.

The history of religion in the United States begins in with the American Revolution. For religion in North America before that, see the histories of particular colonies or the traditions of the continent's diverse Indigenous peoples. Historians debate how influential.

Congregationalism in the United States consists of Protestant churches in the Reformed tradition that have a congregational form of church government and trace their origins mainly to Puritan settlers of colonial New England. Congregational churches in other parts of the world are often related to these in the United States due to American missionary activities.

In the 19th century, evangelicalism expanded as a result of the Second Great Awakening (s–s). The revivals influenced all the major Protestant denominations and turned most Protestants into evangelicals.

From the s until the Civil War, evangelicals were the most influential religious leaders in the United States. There were three major centers of revival. Sociologists noted the rise in religiosity, writing about it in aptly named titles such as There is a Religious Revival!, The Surge of Piety, and The New Shape of American Religion.

United States of AmericaPOPULATION ,PROTESTANT 52 percentROMAN CATHOLIC 24 percentJEWISH 3 percentOTHER (OTHER CHRISTIAN, NATIVE AMERICAN RELIGIONS, BUDDHIST, HINDU, MUSLIM, NEW RELIGIOUS MOVEMENTS, SHAKER, MORMON, SEVENTHDAY ADVENTIST, JEHOVAH'S WITNESS, NONRELIGIOUS) 21 percent Source for information on United States of.

several periods of religious revival in American religious history. Each of the "Great Awakenings" was characterized by widespread revivals led by evangelical Protestant ministers, a sharp increase of interest in religion, a profound sense of conviction and redemption on the part of those affected, an increase in evangelical church membership, and the formation of new religious movements and.

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Den Hartog, Jonathan J. Patriotism & Piety: Federalist Politics and Religious Struggle in the New Or Nation. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, Devereux, Jarratt.

A Brief Narrative of the Revival of Religion in Virginia in a Letter to a Friend. London: R. Hawes, Kidd, Thomas S. Baptists in America: A History. New. Religion in America brings the American religious past and present into dialog better than any other book available. James P. Byrd, Vanderbilt University, USA.

In the 9th edition of the classic text, Religion in America, Corrigan continues the tradition started with the publication of the early editions by his late co-author, Winthrop Hudson Pages:   The Revival of Shia Islam Washington, D.C.

Recent violence between Hezbollah, a Shiite Muslim guerrilla group, and Israel; sectarian conflict in Iraq and escalating tensions around Iran’s nuclear ambitions have drawn urgent attention to the resurgence and politicization of Shiite Islam and its relationship to Sunni Islam.

Throughout American history, religion and entertainment have influenced each other and have intersected in fascinating ways. Native American rituals and games entertained and inspired. Early white settlers like the Puritans, though defining their faith over and against profane pastimes, engaged in sport, play, and elaborate storytelling.

Still, stark contrasts appeared in the 17th and 18th Author: Randall J. Stephens. In the United States, the term Great Awakening is most often used, while in the United Kingdom, it is referred to as the Evangelical Revival.

The Fourth Great Awakening was a Christian awakening that some scholars — most notably economic historian Robert Fogel — say took place in the United States in the late s and early s, while.

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Politics of Piety is a groundbreaking analysis of Islamist cultural politics through the ethnography of a thriving, grassroots women's piety movement in the mosques of Cairo, : Saba Mahmood. Justin Taylor recommends Richard Lovelace’s pro-revival book, Dynamics of Spiritual Life, and shows the telltale faults of the gospel praises a book that is more theology than history as a work of church history, and he reproduces endorsements from TGC heavyweights about how important Lovelace’s book was for their ministry and careers.

The whole destiny of America is contained in the first Puritans who landed on these shores, wrote de Tocqueville. These newcomers, and the range of their intellectual achievements and failures, are vividly depicted in The Puritans in America.

Exiled from England, the Puritans settled in what Cromwell called "a poor, cold, and useless" place--where they created a body of ideas and aspirations. Religion has played a complex, vibrant, and multifaceted role in our nation's history. One of the most effective ways to help students explore its vitality is through primary sources.

American Religions: A Documentary History is the only one-volume, up-to-date collection of primary sources available for American religious history courses. Featuring a creative dual structure--the readings are. Samuel Prime’s The Power of Prayer, published by Banner of Truth Trust, explains how corporate prayer ushered in the famous revival (sometimes called the Third Great Awakening) along the eastern coast of the United States, then spread west, resulting in the conversion of hundreds of thousands of people.

The religious history of the United States begins more than a century before the former British colonies became the United States of America in Some of the original settlers were men and women of deep religious convictions.

The religious intensity of the original settlers diminished to some extent over time but new waves of 18th century immigrants brought their own religious fervor.

What a joy it would be if there could come to pass a real revival of religion, of piety and morality, in the church of America—I mean among the thirty thousand Protestant ministers and the thirty hundred thousand Protestant church members;—a revival of religion which should be qualitatively nice and quantitatively large,—a great, new.

In America and Europe Reformation fires had died down to embers, and the Protestant revival had become institutionalized. Moral and spiritual life was at a low point. Winner of the Grawemeyer Award in Religion Robert P. Jones, CEO of the Public Religion Research Institute, spells out the profound political and cultural consequences of a new realitythat America is no longer a majority white Christian nation.4/5.

History of publishing - History of publishing - The 19th century and the start of mass circulation: Most of the early periodicals were designed for the few who could afford them and can be fairly called “quality” magazines.

In the s, however, less expensive magazines, aimed at a wider public, began to appear. At first these magazines emphasized features that promoted improvement.

Not even Franklin Roosevelt’s dogged revival of Progressive ACR during World War II sufficed to answer that question. The outbreak of Cold War did. After the United States exercised a veritable hegemony over much of Eurasia, the Americas, and the oceans between.

For nearly eighteen centuries, two fundamental spatial plans dominated Christian architecture: the basilica and the central plan.

In the s, however, profound socio-economic and technological changes in the United States contributed to the rejection of these traditions and the development of a radically new worship building, the auditorium church.

We are on the eve of seeing the fulfillment of Revelation The prophetic scenario reveals the trigger of the crisis, when the world superpower, the United States of America, gives the first beast the supreme position and the power to persecute and hurt the last saints of the Most High.

We have God's warnings against the dangers of deception. Certainly these documents tell us much of what makes the United States different from other nations. But these documents presuppose an already existing community of ideas.

For example, although they mention religion rarely, they cannot be rightly understood apart from the history of New England Puritanism, Dutch Reformed Christianity in New Author: John Frame. American Piety Content and Methods of the Baylor Religion Survey Article in Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 46(4) - December with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

The American Revivals – B. Evans. This fascinating and extremely rare pamphlet, being the outline of a lecture delivered at Scarborough, England ingives a brief history of American revivals and a very helpful assessment of the awakening, which was currently in progress in the U.S.

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, country in N. America. This article is arranged according to the following outline: Introduction Colonial Era, – Early National Period, – German Jewish Period, – East European Jewish Period, –s From the New Deal to the Rise of the State of Israel,   Evangelical Gotham is a splendid book.” author of America’s God: From Jonathan E Mark A.

Noll. Until recently historians have viewed the landscape of religion chiefly from the perspective of social history, treating the realm of faith as a subjective response to uncertainty and change and spiritual movements as instruments for imposing : The First Great Awakening (sometimes Great Awakening) or the Evangelical Revival was a series of Christian revivals that swept Britain and its Thirteen Colonies between the s and s.

The revival movement permanently affected Protestantism as adherents strove to renew individual piety and religious devotion. The Great Awakening marked the emergence of Anglo-American evangelicalism as a. The religion of some of the liberals in the book, consisting of little more than a commitment to the pursuit of good, and faith that something really is ultimately good, will be regarded by some as extremely attenuated, while others will see it as getting at the pure essence of true by: 3.

First Great Awakening Explained. The First Great Awakening (sometimes Great Awakening) or the Evangelical Revival was a series of Christian revivals that swept Britain and its Thirteen Colonies between the s and s.

The revival movement permanently affected Protestantism as adherents strove to renew individual piety and religious devotion.

The Great Awakening marked the emergence. Abstract. This article calls forth a vision for the future study of African American religions in the United States by examining how transnational contact and diasporic consciousness have affected the past practice and are likely to affect the future practice of Christianity, Islam, and African-derived, Orisha-based religions in Black : Edward E Curtis, Sylvester A Johnson.A quarter-century after its first publication, A Shopkeeper's Millennium remains a landmark work--brilliant both as a new interpretation of the intimate connections among politics, economy, and religion during the Second Great Awakening, and as a surprising portrait of a rapidly growing frontier city.

The religious revival that transformed America in the s, making it/5.United States of America. This plan aimed to articulate the design of a school that would be "a nursery of vital piety, as well as of sound theological learning."6 To cultivate learning, the plan outlined a theological curriculum, stated the need for a faculty of at least three, and called for the development of "a complete theological library.".

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