Preaching and Religious Culture in Colonial New England
Journal of American History Both the sources he employs and the scope of his study set his work apart from all that have preceded it....The first study of New England preaching to span the entire colonial period....A very important book.
<br>Jonathan Edwards Professor of American Religious History, Yale University. Editor of OUP's Religion in America series, General Editor of the Works of Jonathan Edwards (Yale Press) and the Co-Director, with Jon Butler, of the Center for Religion and American Society at Yale.<br>
FOREWORD; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ABBREVIATIONS; INTRODUCTION; I. INVENTION, 1620-1665; 1. THE INSTITUTIONAL SETTING OF THE SERMON; 2. REGULAR PREACHING AND THE SEQUENCE OF SALVATION; 3. "SION'S OUT-CASTS"; II. ARRANGEMENT, 1666-1700; 4. DAYS OF TROUBLE AND THANKFUL REMEMBRANCES; 5. RETURNING UNTO GOD: THE CONVERSION OF THE CHILDREN; 6. PERPETUATING THE COVENANT IN UNCERTAIN TIMES: THE SERMON AT CENTURY'S END; III. STYLE, 1701-1730; 7. ANGLICIZATION; 8. REGULAR PREACHING AND THE NEW PIETISM; 9. ISRAEL'S CONSTITUTION; IV DELIVERY, 1731-1763; 10. AWAKENING; 11. A NEW BALANCE; 12. WAR; V. MEMORY, 1764-1776; 13. TRUST IN GOD; 14. A NATION BORN AT ONCE; EPILOGUE; NOTES; INDEX