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Unformatted text preview: Emergence of evangelical organizations and institutions Social reform movements More widespread travel More physical religious excitement Revivals and camp meetings lasted longer More NRMs (new religious movements) emerge Lorenzo Dow Backwoods Methodist preacher Led "jerking exercise" Fiery Charles Grandison Finney Presbyterian liked Methodist style "New Measures" Caused by people Praying for people by name Women, youth, and African-Americans could pray and give testimonies Meetings lasted several days Altar call Anxious bench Emotional prayers Informal language Used advertisements and flyers Moral and social reform efforts would follow from personal salvation Theologically: not Calvinist, but a belief that people could help themselves to conversion and salvation...
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- Spring '08
- Second Great Awakening, Reform movement, Charles Grandison Finney