Monday, 1 April 2013

Early Evangelicalism: A Reader Table of Contents

Below is the table of contents for Early Evangelicalism: A Reader.

1.      A Selection of Hymns by Isaac Watts
2.      Biography of a Moravian: The Life of Nicolas Lewis, Count of Zinzendorf and Pottendorf
3.      Justice for the Punishment of Sin: Jonathan Dickinson’s The Reasonableness of Christianity
4.      George Whitefield’s Signature Sermon: The Nature and Necessity of Our New Birth in Christ Jesus
5.      Calvinism under Fire: John Wesley’s Free Grace
6.      The Conversion of a Welshman: A Brief Account of the Life of Howell Harris
7.      A Selection of Hymns by Charles Wesley
8.      A Divisive Great Awakening Sermon: Gilbert Tennent’s The Danger of an Unconverted Ministry
9.      Revivals as a Means of Reform: Samuel Finley’s Christ Triumphing, and Satan Raging
10.  Diary of Doubts: The Diary of Hannah Heaton
11.  Racing to Hear Whitefield Preach: “The Spiritual Travels of Nathan Cole”
12.  Revival at Cambuslang, Scotland: William McCulloch’s The Glasgow-Weekly History
13.  Overcome by the Power of the Spirit: Sarah Pierpont Edwards’s “Uncommon Discoveries of the Divine Perfections and Glory”
14.  Revival at Kilsyth, Scotland: James Robe’s A Faithful Narrative of the Extraordinary Work of the Spirit of God, at Kilsyth
15.  Jonathan Edwards Assesses a Revival: Thomas Prince’s Christian History
16.  Piety over Worldly Pleasures: The Life and Character of Miss Susanna Anthony
17.  Satan’s Strategies of Deception: Thomas Gillespie’s A Treatise on Temptation
18.  Spiritual Devotions for the Soul: Philip Doddridge’s The Rise and Progress of Religion in the Soul
19.  A Conversion Story: The Life of Mr. J. Cennick
20.  A Missionary among Native Americans: David Brainerd’s Mirabilia Dei inter Indicos
21.  A Selection of Hymns by Benjamin Ingham
22.  Summarizing God’s Law: Joseph Bellamy’s True Religion Delineated
23.  Revival in the Low Countries: Hugh Kennedy’s A Short Account of the Rise and Continuing Progress of a Remarkable Work of Grace in the United Netherlands
24.  Satirical Revenge: John Witherspoon’s Ecclesiastical Characteristics
25.  Natural vs. Moral Necessity in the Will: Jonathan Edwards’s Freedom of the Will 
26.  Open Letter to Commit Oneself to God: Sarah Prince Gill’s “To All My Young Acquaintance, into Whose Hands These Lines May Come”
27.  The Humiliation and Exaltation of the Cross: John Maclaurin’s “Glorying in the Cross of Christ” 
28.  Determining Divine Grace: Sarah Osborn’s The Nature, Certainty and Evidence of True Christianity
29.  Eloquent Calvinism: James Hervey’s Theron and Aspasio 
30.  Life as the Wife of a College President: The Journal of Esther Edwards Burr  
31.  Report on African American Religion in Virginia: Letters from the Rev. Samuel Davies
32.  Praising the Ineffable: Anne Steele’s Poems on Subjects Chiefly Devotional 
33.  Before Dartmouth College: Eleazar Wheelock’s A Plain and Faithful Narrative… of the Indian Charity-School at Lebanon, in Connecticut 
34.  The Difference between True and False Religion: Henry Venn’s The Complete Duty of Man
35.  Salvation at Sea: John Newton’s Authentic Narrative
36.  An Anglican Minister Describes Faith: William Romaine’s The Life of Faith
37.  Faith Restricted to the Mind: John Erskine’s The Nature of Christian Faith
38.  Advice to Women on Chastity, Poverty, and Obedience: Mary Fletcher’s Jesus, Altogether Lovely
39.  Defending the Doctrine of Christian Perfection: John William Fletcher’s First Check to Antinomianism
40.  A Selection of Hymns by William Williams
41.  Advice on Alcohol: Samson Occom’s Sermon, Preached at the Execution of Moses Paul
42.  An Argument for the Separation of Church and State: Isaac Backus’s Appeal to the Public for Religious Liberty
43.  A Selection of Poems by Phillis Wheatley
44.  Practical Disinterested Benevolence: Samuel Hopkins’s Dialogue, Concerning the Slavery of the Africans 
45.  Amazing Grace (How Sweet the Sound): John Newton’s “Faith’s Review and Expectation”
46.  A Baptist’s Beliefs: “A Confession of Faith Delivered by John Ryland Junior of Northampton at His Ordination to the Pastoral Care of the Church in College Lane”
47.  A Gospel Call to Sinners: Henry Alline’s Sermon Preached at Fort-Midway 
48.  The Duty to Respond to the Gospel Message: Andrew Fuller’s The Gospel Worthy of All Acceptation 
49.  The Ideal Student: Charles Nisbet’s Address to the Students of Dickinson College  
50.  The Unlawfulness of Enslaving Humans: Thomas Clarkson’s Essay on the Slavery and Commerce of the Human Species 
51.  An Appeal to the Higher Ranks of Society: Hannah More’s Thoughts on the Importance of the Manners of the Great to General Society
52.  Salvation Comes to a Sailor: The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano
53.  Journal of an American Methodist: An Extract from the Journal of Francis Asbury 
54.  Guidelines for American Methodists: Francis Asbury’s and Thomas Coke’s Doctrines and Disciplines of the Methodist Episcopal Church in America 
55.  An Argument for Overseas Missionary Work: William Carey’s An Enquiry into the Obligations of Christians, to Use Means for the Conversion of the Heathens 
56.  The Necessity of Evil: Samuel Hopkins’s System of Doctrines
57.  Godly Living in a New England Town: Timothy Dwight’s Greenfield Hill: A Poem, in Seven Parts  
58.  Debunking Racial Stereotypes: Richard Allen’s “Address to Those Who Keep Slaves, and Approve the Practice”
59.  An Anglican Evangelical’s Sermon: Charles Simeon’s Gospel Message 
60.  True and False Religion Exposed: William Wilberforce’s Practical View of the Prevailing Religious System of Professed Christians in the Higher and Middle Classes in this Country 
61.  Godly Government during a Time of Crisis: Lemuel Haynes’s Influence of Civil Government on Religion
62.  A Conspiracy Theorists Theory: Jedidiah Morse’s Sermon, Delivered at the New North Church in Boston

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