The New England Soul: Preaching and Religious Culture in Colonial New England / Edition 1

The New England Soul: Preaching and Religious Culture in Colonial New England / Edition 1

by Harry S. Stout
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195056450

ISBN-13: 9780195056457

Pub. Date: 09/28/1988

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Stout has created a field of scholarship hitherto neglected---the manuscript sermon as a source of religious culture in colonial times. More than that, he has shown the extent to which sermon notes add to our knowledge of the times, notably for the period of the Great Awakening. And he has done so with great insight.  See more details below

Overview

Stout has created a field of scholarship hitherto neglected---the manuscript sermon as a source of religious culture in colonial times. More than that, he has shown the extent to which sermon notes add to our knowledge of the times, notably for the period of the Great Awakening. And he has done so with great insight.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195056457
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1988
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 7.94(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Introduction

I. Invention, 1620-1665
1. The Institutional Setting of the Sermon
2. Regular Preaching and the Sequence of Salvation
3. "Sion's Out-Casts"

II. Arrangement, 1666-1700
4. Days of Trouble and Thankful Remembrances
5. Returning Unto God: The Conversion of the Children
6. Perpetuating the Covenant in Uncertain Times: The Sermon at Century's End

III. Style, 1701-1730
7. Anglicization
8. Regular Preaching and the New Pietism
9. Israel's Constitution

IV Delivery, 1731-1763
10. Awakening
11. A New Balance
12. War

V. Memory, 1764-1776
13. Trust in God
14. A Nation Born at Once

Epilogue
Notes
Index

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