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

By: Williams, Jeffrey, 1973-
Material type: TextTextSeries: Religion in North America: Publisher: Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, c2010Description: xii, 228 p. ; 24 cmISBN: 9780253354440 (cloth : alk. paper); 0253354447 (cloth : alk. paper)Subject(s): Methodist Church -- History -- 18th century | Methodist Church -- History -- 19th century | United States -- Church history -- 18th century | United States -- Church history -- 19th century | Violence -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Language and languages -- Religious aspects -- ChristianityLOC classification: BX8231 | .W49 2010
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.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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.

10/2010 34.95 (33.20) Gift of the Harold R. and Fianna L. Diffenderffer Estate

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