An Uncommon Christian: James Brainerd Taylor, Forgotten Evangelist in America's Second Great Awakening

An Uncommon Christian: James Brainerd Taylor, Forgotten Evangelist in America's Second Great Awakening

By: Francis I. Kyle (author), John F. Thornbury (foreword_author)Paperback

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An Uncommon Christian seeks to show how and why James Brainerd Taylor (1801-1829) became a popular participant during America's Second Great Awakening, and why the Princeton graduate and Yale Seminary student grew to be a frequent example of evangelical Protestant spirituality and evangelistic passion long after his untimely death. Those interested in religious revivals, evangelism and missions, spirituality, early nineteenth-century American history, the integration of faith and action with university or seminary studies, or inspirational Christian biography will benefit from this exhaustive and long overdue book on a forgotten "hero" of the Protestant faith.

About Author

I. Francis Kyle III is a youth and college campus minister in Port Angeles, Washington, and a Doctor of Ministry student at Western Seminary in Portland, Oregon. A graduate of Canada's Prairie Bible College and Toronto Baptist Seminary (M. Div., Th.M.), Kyle is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society, Evangelical Missiological Society, American Society of Church History, National Association of Evangelicals, and Mission America Coalition: Uniting Christians For Evangelism and Revival. His edited anthology, Of Intense Brightness: The Spirituality of Uncommon Christian James Brainerd Taylor, is forthcoming from University Press of America.


Part 1 Foreword Part 2 Preface Chapter 3 Introduction Chapter 4 Two Memoirs Chapter 5 Historical Context: Cultural, Philosophical, Theological Chapter 6 Connecticut and New York City, 1801-1819 Chapter 7 Academy at Lawrenceville, 1820-1823 Chapter 8 Princeton University, 1823-1826 Chapter 9 Theological Seminary at Yale, 1827-1828 Chapter 10 Activity in Revivals Chapter 11 Trips to the South and Death, March 1828-March 29, 1829 Chapter 12 Spirituality of an Uncommon Christian Part 13 Appendix A: Chronology of the Life of James Brainerd Taylor Part 14 Appendix B: David Brainerd and James Brainerd Taylor: A Comparative Chart Part 15 Bibliography Part 16 Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780761838623
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 255
  • ID: 9780761838623
  • weight: 417
  • ISBN10: 0761838627

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