When the Lord Walked the Land: The 1858-62 Revival in the North East of Scotland

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This is the first study of the 1859 revival from a regional level in a comprehensive manner. It examines this movement, arguably the most significant and far-reaching awakening in modern times, as it appeared in the city of Aberdeen, the rural hinterland of north-east Scotland, and among the fishing villages and towns that stretch along the Moray Firth.
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Overview

This is the first study of the 1859 revival from a regional level in a comprehensive manner. It examines this movement, arguably the most significant and far-reaching awakening in modern times, as it appeared in the city of Aberdeen, the rural hinterland of north-east Scotland, and among the fishing villages and towns that stretch along the Moray Firth.
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Kenneth S. Jeffrey was born in Northern Ireland and studied history at Stirling University . After two years teaching in Malawi, he returned to Aberdeen to read theology where he gained a first-class honors degree. He continued his studies by researching the thesis that is the subject matter of this book. He is currently the minister of Cupar Old and St. Michael of Tarvit Parish Church in Fife.

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Table of Contents

List of Tables
List of Maps
Foreword
Acknowledgements
List of Abbreviations
Ch. 1 The Revivalist Tradition 1
Ch. 2 Theories of Revivalism 27
Ch. 3 The Revival in Aberdeen: Timing and Manner 49
Ch. 4 The Revival in Aberdeen: Analysis and Results 75
Ch. 5 The Revival in the Rural Hinterland: Timing and Manner 113
Ch. 6 The Revival in the Rural Hinterland: Analysis and Results 141
Ch. 7 The Revival in the Fishing Villages: Timing and Manner 181
Ch. 8 The Revival in the Fishing Villages: Analysis and Results 203
Ch. 9 The Relative Failure of the Revival to affect Peterhead 233
Ch. 10 Conclusion 253
Bibliography 265
App. 1 The method by which those who were affected by the revival were identified 287
App. 2 Social Classification System Used 289
Index 291
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