Urban Religion and the Second Great Awakening: Church and Society in Early National Baltimore

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Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press, 1986 - Religion - 236 pages
This book explores the varied terrain of religious activity in early national Baltimore. It examines the development and consequences of the voluntary church system in one urban center during the ferment and change of the formative age for American religion.
 

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Contents

Membership
19
Leadership
28
Clergy
38
Discipline
52
Worship
65
The Militant Churches The Effects of Religious Competition
81
Revivalism
83
Ecumenism
100
Notes in Methodology
142
Vertical Categories By Rank and Trade
146
Estimated Dates of Establishment of Houses of Worship
149
Clergy of Baltimore 17901830
151
Tables
157
Notes
173
Select Bibliography
202
Index
232

Schism
117
The Baltimore Awakening in Perspective
134

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Page 18 - Our colored preachers and official members shall have all the privileges which are usual to others in the district and quarterly conferences, where the usages of the country do not forbid it.

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