By Benjamin L. Hartley

Benjamin L. Hartley brings to gentle the little-known tale of relative latecomers to Boston's spiritual scene: Methodist, Salvation military, Baptist, and nondenominational Christians. concentrating on Congregationalists and Roman Catholics, Boston city historians have mostly missed those teams. Hartley, even though, sheds gentle at the position of immigrant evangelical leaders from Italy, Sweden, and in other places in revivalism and social reform in postbellum Boston. extra, analyzing the contested nature of revivalism and social reform in a selected, neighborhood nineteenth-century context presents a foundation for knowing the roots of present divisions in American Protestantism and the contentious position of evangelical faith in American politics. Hartley files the significance of the yank holiness circulate as a precursor to the numerous presence of Pentecostal teams in city the US, including a massive historic context for evangelical social motion today.

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