Inventing George Whitefield Race, Revivalism, and the Making of a Religious Icon

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Smith, Journal of American History, June (Vol.no. 1) - UPM. Evangelicals and scholars of religious history have long recognized George Whitefield (–) as a founding father of American evangelicalism. But Jessica M. Parr argues he was much more than that. He was an enormously influential figure in Anglo-American religious culture, and his expansive missionary career can be understood in multiple.

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INVENTING THE ``GREAT AWAKENING'' User Review - Kirkus. A refreshing addition to the historiographical debate about the Great Awakening. Lambert (History/Purdue Univ.) broke new ground in with his study of George Whitefield (—Pedlar in Divinity," not.

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But. With her debut work, Inventing George Whitefield: Race, Revivalism, and the Making of a Religious Icon, Jessica M. Parr offers a compelling contribution to a well-researched field that includes Thomas S.

Kidd’s notable recent study, George Whitefield: America’s Spiritual Founding Father (New Haven, ). It is understandable, then, that some of Parr’s broader conclusions about Author: William Taylor. This book is a history of an astounding transatlantic phenomenon, a popular evangelical revival known in America as the first Great Awakening ().

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Samuel C. Smith, "Journal of American History". George Whitefield (/ ˈ w ɪ t f iː l d /; 27 December [O.S. 16 December] – 30 September ), also spelled Whitfield, was an English Anglican cleric and evangelist who was one of the founders of Methodism and the evangelical movement.

Born in Gloucester, he matriculated at Pembroke College at the University of Oxford in There he joined the "Holy Club" and was introduced to the Alma mater: Pembroke College, Oxford. Buy Inventing George Whitefield: Race, Revivalism, and the Making of a Religious Icon by Jessica M.

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This book is a history of an astounding transatlantic phenomenon, a popular evangelical revival known in America as the first Great Awakening ().

Frank Lambert, biographer of Great Awakening leader George Whitefield, offers an overview of this important episode and proposes a new. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Inventing George Whitefield: Race, Revivalism, and the Making of a Religious Icon by Jessica M.

Parr (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. I recently reviewed Geordan Hammond and David Ceri Jones’s George Whitefield: Life, Context and Legacy (Oxford, ) at the Journal of book reflects the latest in scholarly approaches to Whitefield and early evangelicalism, and is definitely not in the hagiographical vein of some treatments of : Thomas Kidd.

Editorial Reviews "Jessica M. Parr's well-written and well-researched Inventing George Whitefield takes a unique and compelling angle by not only describing who Whitefield was and what he did but also by explaining how he became so profoundly symbolic in the broader Atlantic world." —Samuel C.

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A refreshing addition to the historiographical debate about the Great Awakening. Lambert (History/Purdue Univ.) broke new ground in with his study of George Whitefield (—Pedlar in Divinity," not reviewed), arguing that the great 18th-century evangelist needed to be understood as a market-savvy self-promoter who shrewdly created a demand for religious tracts and : Frank Lambert.

Inventing the great Awakening book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This book is a history of an astounding transatlanti /5. George Whitefield, (born Dec. 27,Gloucester, Gloucestershire, Eng.—died Sept. 30,Newburyport, Mass. [U.S.]), Church of England evangelist who by his popular preaching stimulated the 18th-century Protestant revival throughout Britain and the British American colonies.

In his school and college days Whitefield experienced a strong religious awakening that he called a “new.

George Whitefield has books on Goodreads with ratings. George Whitefield’s most popular book is Select Sermons of George Whitefield With An Acco. Spellbound crowds. InWhitefield set out for a preaching tour of the American colonies. Whitefield selected Philadelphia—the most cosmopolitan city in the New World—as his first American.

In Inventing George Whitefield: Race, Revivalism, and the Making of a Religious Icon, she argues that Whitefield must be understood as a “religious icon of the British Atlantic World” (5), a model for imitation in response to the Great Awakening’s need for a central figure to unite its masses.

Whitefield’s lifelong refusal to limit his. Her first book, Inventing George Whitefield: Race, Revivalism, and the Making of a Religious Icon, was published by the University Press of Mississippi in Parr teaches at the University of New Hampshire at Manchester and Emmanuel College.

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Lambert is also a biographer of George Whitefield, the prominent leader of the Great Awakening. We will write a custom Critical Writing on Frank Lambert’s Inventing the “Great Awakening The next strength of the book is the discussion of George Whitefield’s huge role in this awakening.

George Whitefield was born on Decem (December 16 of the Julian calendar), in Gloucester, England. The youngest of seven children, he was born in the Bell Inn where his father, Thomas, was a wine merchant and innkeeper. His father died when George was two and his widowed mother Elizabeth struggled to provide for her family.

This dissertation explores the making of the public image of eighteenth-century Anglican missionary George Whitefield through his use of trans-Atlantic public print networks.

Whitefield, who was a consummate self-promoter and publisher of his own work, played a central role in the development of his image. The success of his publishing campaign meant that he reached iconic status, his every Author: Jessica M Parr.

Inventing the "Great Awakening.". Link/Page Citation By Frank Lambert. Gillies's book relied on reports from seven of the thirteen English colonies, two communications from Scotland, and journals of George Whitefield and others from England and Wales, hardly convincing evidence of a widespread revival.The University Press of Mississippi (UPM) publishes books that interpret the South and its culture to the nation and the world, scholarly books of the highest distinction, and books vital to readers in African American studies, Caribbean studies, comics studies, film and media studies, folklore, history, literary studies, music, and popular culture.The Forging of Races Book Summary: This book revolutionises our understanding of race.

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