A People So Favored of God: Boston's Congregational Churches and Their Pastors, 1710-1760

A People So Favored of God: Boston's Congregational Churches and Their Pastors, 1710-1760

by George W. Harper

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781556357299
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 12/28/2007
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

George W. Harper is Professor of Christian History and Theology and Director of Doctoral Studies at the Evangelical Theological Seminary, Osijek, Croatia.

Table of Contents

Figures     vi
Tables     vii
Forewords     x
By Richard F. Lovelace     x
By Mark A. Noll     xi
Preface     xiii
Introduction     xv
Manuductio ad Ministerium     1
Introduction     1
Cotton Mather, Pastor     3
Epilogue: To the Great Awakening     24
The Flourishing of the Kingdom of Christ     26
Tending God's Vineyard     44
Introduction     44
First ("Old Brick") Church     47
Second ("Old North") Church     56
Third ("Old South") Church     63
Fourth ("Brattle Street") Church     79
Nurturing New Vines     90
Introduction     90
Fifth ("New North") Church     91
Sixth ("New South") Church     99
Seventh ("New Brick") Church     102
Eighth ("Hollis Street") Church     112
Ninth ("West" or "Lynde Street") Church     116
Tenth ("Bennet Street") Church     124
Eleventh Church     125
Conclusion: A People So Favored of God     138
Church Statistics and Community Demographics     153
Bibliography     161
Primary Sources     161
Secondary Sources     169
Index     181

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