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By Mr. Charles E. Hambrick-Stowe

Charles Grandison Finney was once the major evangelist within the pre-Civil conflict usa. His revivals within the towns alongside the Erie Canal; his well-organized campaigns in Philadelphia, long island urban, Boston, and the British Isles; his sought after pastorate at New York's Broadway Tabernacle; and his educating profession at Oberlin collage exemplify the evangelical spirit that swept the rustic following the second one nice Awakening. This energetic biography by means of historian Charles E. Hambrick-Stowe tells the tale of Finney's impressive existence and gives clean insights into the character of evangelicalism and the nineteenth-century American event. by utilizing the lifetime of the good revivalist and educator as a window into the soul of yankee evangelicalism, Hambrick-Stowe indicates in impressive methods how Finney displayed the features of that broader flow, lots of which proceed to flourish in twentieth-century spiritual lifestyles. in response to a radical studying of the Finney Papers, Finney's writings, modern assets, and smooth historiography, this biography indicates scholarly intensity in a well-liked narrative that's intended to be learn and loved in addition to studied. A map of Finney's evangelistic travels, photos, and different illustrations increase the text.

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