The Resource Religion and violence in early American Methodism : taking the kingdom by force, Jeffrey Williams

Religion and violence in early American Methodism : taking the kingdom by force, Jeffrey Williams

Label
Religion and violence in early American Methodism : taking the kingdom by force
Title
Religion and violence in early American Methodism
Title remainder
taking the kingdom by force
Statement of responsibility
Jeffrey Williams
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Early American Methodists commonly described their religious lives as great wars with sin and claimed they wrestled with God and Satan who assaulted them in terrible ways. Carefully examining a range of sources, including sermons, letters, autobiographies, journals, and hymns, Jeffrey Williams explores this violent aspect of American religious life and thought. Williams exposes Methodism's insistence that warfare was an inevitable part of Christian life and necessary for any person who sought God's redemp
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Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
287.0973/09033
Index
index present
LC call number
BX8231
LC item number
.W49 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Religion in North America
Label
Religion and violence in early American Methodism : taking the kingdom by force, Jeffrey Williams
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / by Catherine L. Albanese and Stephen J. Stein -- Introduction -- Fighting the good fight -- Contesting the good fight : warfare and the American Revolution -- The power to "kill and make alive" : the spiritual battle and the body in post-Revolutionary America -- Beating their plowshares into swords : Methodists and violence in antebellum America -- Methodist respectability and the decline of the good fight for salvation -- The Christian's warfare and social violence
Control code
ocn613205852
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 228 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253004239
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786612555145
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255514
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not applicable
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.b35975490
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)613205852
  • pebcs0253004233

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