By Douglas L. Winiarski
The 1740s and 1750s have been the darkish evening of the hot England soul, as women and men groped towards a restructured spiritual order. clash reworked inclusive parishes into particular networks of combative religious seekers. Then as now, evangelicalism emboldened usual humans to question conventional specialists. Their problem shattered complete communities.
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Darkness Falls on the Land of Light: Experiencing Religious Awakenings in Eighteenth-Century New England (Published by the Omohundro Institute of Early ... and the University of North Carolina Press) by Douglas L. Winiarski