Issue 23: Spiritual Awakenings in North America

Three Great Awakenings on the eastern seaboard mark the spiritual highs of 18th and 19th century American Christianity. Congregations lulled to sleep by dreary, hypocritical leaders were roused by the raw intensity of the Holy Spirit's presence in the words spoken and lives lived by Stoddard, Edwards, Wesley, Asbury, Finney, Whitefield, Frelinghuysen and others. Open this issue of Christian History & Biography to awaken yourself to the empowering Divine presence available to all Christians.

  • Origins of American awakenings in New England
  • After the Great Awakening
  • Francis Asbury and the Methodist circuit riders
  • Charles Finney and the Second Great Awakening
  • Peter Cartwright

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