Lecture 9

Lecture 9 - October 14, 2009 RELIGION IN AMERICA MEREDITH...

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October 14, 2009 RELIGION IN AMERICA MEREDITH HUBER RS 7 LECTURE 9 1. Name for the first long period of revival in America: The First Great Awakening 2. Name one revivalist from this period: Jonathon Edwards George Whitfield 3. Western revivals typically occurred in what kind of meetings? Camp Meetings 4. Name the revivalist of the Second Great Awakening who used “new measures” Charles Finny 5. Name the most successful denomination that exhibited a “mission mind” Methodist 6. Name the figure who rode from place to place to spread revival for this denomination: Circuit Rider: celibate not married DENOMINATIONALISM American phenomenon to have a denomination—in Europe you were born into a church if you lived in a specific territory, if you dissented from that church you formed a sect Voluntary organization—like minded and like hearted group of people—not separate like a sect Denominated (Latin nomen = “name”)— Called out or named out of a larger Christian church Denominations are the organizing principle for the “mission mind”— rake in members for your denomination: blacks, Indians, foreign land (China, India) EVANGELICALISM: 19 TH CENTURY Conversion (same as puritans, you had to have a conversion to enter the church),
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This note was uploaded on 10/14/2009 for the course RS ST 7 taught by Professor Albanese during the Fall '09 term at UCSB.

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