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The Formation Of An Evangelist: D. L. Moody's Experience During The American Civil War, Cooper Pasque Jan 2013

The Formation Of An Evangelist: D. L. Moody's Experience During The American Civil War, Cooper Pasque

Cooper Pasque

D.L. Moody was 24 when the Civil War began. Throughout the conflict, he played a complex role that traversed many different settings. He ministered to wounded soldiers on several major battlefields, to Union recruits in a training camp outside Chicago, and even to Confederate prisoners-of-war. Despite all this unique wartime activity, Moody maintained his urban ministry in Chicago and somehow found time to get married. Except for brief chapters in a handful of biographies, historians have produced little work on this phase in Moody’s life. This study, which largely draws upon Moody’s wartime correspondence and the records ...


Active Religion: James Ireland, The Separate Baptists, And The Great Awakening In Virginia, 1760-1775, Cooper Pasque Jan 2013

Active Religion: James Ireland, The Separate Baptists, And The Great Awakening In Virginia, 1760-1775, Cooper Pasque

Cooper Pasque

In the mid-eighteenth century, the religious fervor of the Great Awakening entered Virginia. Evangelical Baptists soon threatened to undermine the authority of the Anglican Church and its planter patrons. Despite their efforts to quiet the Baptists, evangelical religion took root in Virginia by the end of the American Revolution. Historical works on these events offer valid but incomplete explanations. Puzzling dynamics in the Virginian context require a more complex interpretation. The life of James Ireland provides a unique window into possible answers. His autobiography provides evidence for what appears to be the most fundamental reason for evangelicalism's successes in ...


Surge Of Christian Missions: Causes For The Emergence Of A Student Missionary Movement In England At The End Of The Nineteenth Century, Cooper Pasque Jan 2012

Surge Of Christian Missions: Causes For The Emergence Of A Student Missionary Movement In England At The End Of The Nineteenth Century, Cooper Pasque

Cooper Pasque

No abstract provided.


Religion And Revolution: A Historiographical Look At Christianity's Influence On The American Revolution, Cooper Pasque Jan 2011

Religion And Revolution: A Historiographical Look At Christianity's Influence On The American Revolution, Cooper Pasque

Cooper Pasque

No abstract provided.


Evolution Of Ideas: The American Revolution's Impact On Evangelicalism In America, Cooper Pasque Jan 2011

Evolution Of Ideas: The American Revolution's Impact On Evangelicalism In America, Cooper Pasque

Cooper Pasque

No abstract provided.