Daniel Warner and the Paradox of Religious Democracy in Nineteenth Century America (Studies in American Religion v. 68)

Daniel Warner and the Paradox of Religious Democracy in Nineteenth Century America (Studies in American Religion v. 68)

By: Thomas A. Fudge (author)Hardback

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Part 1 The 19th-century American experience: the fight between carnival and lent; industrializing the new world; the paradox of religious leaders - responses to American culture (prophets, preachers and preaching, popular religion, the culture of religious print); the search for order. Part 2 Holiness as challenge to religious culture: "perfection" in the thought of John Wesley; a second work of grace; holiness or hell! - contours of a radical cause (war on worldliness, divisions of perfection). Part 3 John Winebrenner and the "come-out" option: origins of the church of God; "a narrower way". Part 4 Daniel Warner and the battle against "Babylon". Part 5 Conflict and crisis in the kingdom of God in Ohio: denouncing "come-out" Christianity; creating the Warner myth; demonizing the Angel Sarah; God, the devil and Warner's books; shout at the devil; shadows in the evening light. Part 6 Democracy and dictatorship - a Gordian knot. Appendices.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773482494
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 400
  • ID: 9780773482494
  • ISBN10: 0773482490

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