The Kingdom of Matthias: A Story of Sex and Salvation in 19th-Century America / Edition 2

The Kingdom of Matthias: A Story of Sex and Salvation in 19th-Century America / Edition 2

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by Paul E. Johnson, Sean Wilentz
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199892490

ISBN-13: 9780199892495

Pub. Date: 04/02/2012

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Written by distinguished historians with the force of a novel, this book reconstructs the web of religious ecstacy, greed, and seduction within the cult of the Prophet Matthias in New York in 1834 and captures the heated atmosphere of the religious revival known as the Second Great Awakening. Illustrations.  See more details below

Overview

Written by distinguished historians with the force of a novel, this book reconstructs the web of religious ecstacy, greed, and seduction within the cult of the Prophet Matthias in New York in 1834 and captures the heated atmosphere of the religious revival known as the Second Great Awakening. Illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199892495
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
04/02/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
369,151
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Prologue: Two Prophets at Kirtland
One: Elijah Pierson
Two: Robert Matthews
Three: The Kingdom
Four: The Downfall
Epilogue
A Note on Sources
Notes
Acknowledgments

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