The Kingdom of Matthias: A Story of Sex and Salvation in 19th-Century America / Edition 1

The Kingdom of Matthias: A Story of Sex and Salvation in 19th-Century America / Edition 1

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by Paul E. Johnson, Sean Wilentz
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195038274

ISBN-13: 9780195038279

Pub. Date: 04/28/1994

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

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

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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:
9780195038279
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/28/1994
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.81(w) x 8.56(h) x 0.96(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue: Two Prophets at Kirtland3
1Elijah Pierson13
2Robert Matthews49
3The Kingdom91
4The Downfall127
Epilogue165
A Note on Sources181
Notes185
Acknowledgments221

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