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Standing Against the Whirlwind: Evangelical Episcopalians in Nineteenth-Century America

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Standing Against the Whirlwind is the only contemporary account of a little-studied aspect of nineteenth-century evangelicalism - the Evangelical party in the Episcopal Church in America. A revisionist account of the church's first century, it reveals the surprising extent to which evangelical Episcopalians helped to shape the piety, identity, theology, and mission of the ...more
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Published June 1st 1994 by Oxford University Press, USA
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Susan
Feb 12, 2016 Susan rated it it was amazing
Really really interesting and readable history of the Evangelical movement in the 19th century Episcopal Church. The focus is on the second Bishop of Ohio, his adherence to and propagation of Evangelism in the Episcopal Church, and the integration of his views with those more focused on ritualism. It was interesting to read about factions in the church that later led to low church and high church, and the theological debates of the 19th century that appear in different forms in the 20th and ...more
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Excellent study of the 19th-century Evangelical movement within The Episcopal Church through the life and ministry of Bishop Charles McIlvaine of Ohio.
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