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  Comparing the Great Spiritual Awakenings in America   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In the Second Awakening, religious colleges were still considered a point of high ground, but instead of the institution giving power to the students and clergy, it was the students and the administrative clergy that gave power to the institution.
This dichotomy created during the Second Awakening gave rise to the notion that to be religious meant to be unlearned or unreasonable.
Although participants of the Second Great Awakening desired to closely identify themselves with the intellectual roots of the First Great Awakening, the abundance of poorly trained or non-trained clergy could not realistically fulfill such a desire.
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 From Revolution to Reconstruction: Outlines: American History (1994): Chapter Four: The Second Great Awakening (13/13)
This second great religious revival in American history consisted of several kinds of activity, distinguished by locale and expression of religious commitment.
In contrast to the Great Awakening of the 1730s, the revivals in the East were notable for the absence of hysteria and open emotion.
The great revival quickly spread throughout Kentucky, Tennessee and southern Ohio, with the Methodists and the Baptists its prime beneficiaries.
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 Second Great Awakening - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Second Great Awakening or the Great Revival was the second great religious revival in United States history and consisted of several kinds of activity, distinguished by locale and expression of religious commitment.
Some of the larger religious movements with roots in the Second Great Awakening are the Churches of Christ, the Independent Christian Churches/Churches of Christ and the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Latter Day Saint movement, and the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
The numerical strength of the Baptists and Methodists rose relative to that of the denominations dominant in the colonial period—the Anglicans, Presbyterians, Congregationalists, and Reformed.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Second_Great_Awakening   (1046 words)

  
 The Great Disappointment of 1844
The optimism of America in the early decades of the 19th century was reflected in the "postmillennial" view of history that underlay the great outbreak of religious revival and social reform that we know as the Second Great Awakening.
The Second Great Awakening was in fact characterized by a high level of political and cultural engagement by Christians.
All the great social movements of the period were also informed by the millennialist "Social Gospel." However, though evangelicals took part as individuals in the general historical process, they did not engage the great issues on a soteriological level.
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 Rise of Evangelicalism
The Second Great Awakening and Rise of Evangelicalism
It was in the transformation of Calvinist theology that the Second Great Awakening had the most profound impact on individuals and on American religious culture.
The Awakening, however, was not a uniform phenomenon; the theological and social changes it effected took place at different times, and with varying intensity, in different areas of the nation.
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 The Effects of the Second Great Awakening
The Second Great Awakening is notable because of the practical or social effect that these Believers had on society.
The Second Great Awakening resulted in the establishment of numerous societies to aid in spreading the gospel....
I sought for the greatness of the United States in her commodious harbors, her ample rivers, her fertile fields, and boundless forests - and it was not there.
www.biblical-theology.com /revival/effects.htm   (1423 words)

  
 Introduction to the Second Great Awakening | TheResurgence
Second, were the American awakenings of the eighteenth century and the early nineteenth century really helpful to the church in the long run?
The Great Awakening, in the eighteenth century, was the best of America's general revivals.
One can still hope that this change, which came during the Second Great Awakening, might be altered, but it seems unlikely in the forseeable future, given the present state of American Christianity and culture.
theresurgence.com /john_armstrong_1997-01_introduction_to_the_second_great_awakening   (1282 words)

  
 The Great Awakening
The Great Awakening was an outpouring of religious enthusiasm that occurred in the American colonies in the mid-18th century.
In New England, the Awakening was fired by the sermons of Jonathan Edwards, a minister in Northampton, Massachusetts.
The Great Awakening led to efforts to convert Native American communities and also the establishment of new institutions of higher learning (Brown, Dartmouth, Princeton and Rutgers).
www.u-s-history.com /pages/h620.html   (477 words)

  
 This Far by Faith . 1776-1865: from BONDAGE to HOLY WAR | PBS
This revival marked the beginning of a great wave of evangelical outpouring known as the Second Great Awakening.
One of the Awakening's most charismatic evangelists was Charles G. Finney, a lawyer-turned-itinerant preacher who held a series of revivals between 1824 and 1837 in New York.
The Second Great Awakening had an enormous effect on American society, changing the way Americans worshiped and preached, inspiring social reform, and converting thousands to Christianity.
www.pbs.org /thisfarbyfaith/journey_2/p_3.html   (397 words)

  
 Robert Walker's HIST 4000 Research Paper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Although the events of the First Great Awakening were beneficial to the American Revolution, it was the prolonging of this war that helped lead to the demise of religious enthusiasm in America.
The happenings of Awakening in the East began to happen many years earlier than the Awakening in the West, mainly around the end of the eighteenth century and the beginning of the nineteenth.
Awakenings in the East consisted of moral revivals of whole communities and conversions led by the throngs of revivalist ministers that preached up and down the East Coast.
www.arches.uga.edu /~mgagnon/students/Walker.htm   (2176 words)

  
 Great Awakening - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Great Awakenings have been marked by the rise of a multitude of new denominations, sects, or even entirely new religions.
Although Great Awakenings influence and are influenced by religious thought from throughout the world, the cycle of Great Awakenings appears unique to the United States.
For another example, the abolition movement, part of the wider Second Great Awakening, eventually contributed to the crisis over slavery, which led to the American Civil War.
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 The Second Great Awakening
This Second Great Awakening, a reprise of the Great Awakening of the early 18th century, was marked by an emphasis on personal piety over schooling and theology.
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 Evangelicalism, Revivalism, and the Second Great Awakening - The Nineteenth Century - Divining America: Religion and ...
These exercises ranged from the singing of hymns addressed to each of the spiritual stages that marked the journey to conversion, public confessions and renunciations of sin and personal witness to the workings of the spirit, collective prayer, all of which were surrounded by sermons delivered by clergymen especially noted for their powerful "plain-speaking" preaching.
The second, major variant of the new revivalism consisted of the "protracted meetings" most often associated with the "new measures" revivalism of Finney but which by the late l820s had become the characteristic form of most northern and western revivalism.
Evangelicalism, Revivalism, and the Second Great Awakening
www.nhc.rtp.nc.us /tserve/nineteen/nkeyinfo/nevanrev.htm   (1640 words)

  
 Comments on the Second Great Awakening
The impact of the Second Great Awakening was not limited to a realignment among the denominations.
Faith is to be expressed in action, and a growing stress on perfectionism comes to mark the preaching of the Second Great Awakening.
Greece and Rome were great cultures, and their advances in science, art, architecture, etc. would have been impossible without the slaves who handled the mundane aspects of life, and allowed the Greeks and Romans the freedom to pursue their intellectual and artistic visions.
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 Charles G. Finney and the Second Great Awakening | TheResurgence
A second reason for the difficulty of recovering the historical Finney is the nature of his writings.
The leading Calvinistic ministers during the Second Great Awakening were all men who agreed that evangelism needed to insist on immediate faith and repentance, and that the older Calvinism had distorted accountability by emphasizing too much the sinner’s dependence on God.
The great rush of progress was one of the reasons causing postmillennialism to become the dominant eschatological view of the nineteenth century.
theresurgence.com /bob_pyke_1997-01_charles_g_finney_and_the_second_great_awakening   (9539 words)

  
 Second Great Awakening (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Second Great Awakening was the Second Great religious revival in United States history and consisted of several kinds of activity, distinguished by locale and expression of religious commitment.
In the Appalachian region, the revival took on characteristics similar to the First Great Awakening of the previous century.
The numerical strength of the Baptists and Methodists rose relative to that of the denominations dominant in the colonial period&8212;the Anglicans, Presbyterians, Congregationalists, and Quakers.
second-great-awakening.iqnaut.net.cob-web.org:8888   (749 words)

  
 The Three Transformations
Thus, considering the revolution’s impact on the average American, it is perhaps not surprising that the Second Great Awakening originated in one of the regions that first felt the demographic pressures, namely New England.
Even though it is debatable whether the bourgeois intentionally brought the Second Great Awakening upon the masses, it does at least seem clear that the upper classes benefited greatly from the increased importance of religion.
Even though the Second Great Awakening describes a period of time that spans more than a decade, the revival of 1831 constituted a climax in terms of religious enthusiasm.
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 The Second Great Awakening (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The noise of the meetings was so great that some said "the noise was like the roar of Niagara." Revival camp meetings swept through Kentucky, Tennessee and many of the southern states.
The Second Great Awakening had a tremendous effect on American society by spawning a large number of social reform movements.
The Second Great Awakening resulted in the establishment of numerous societies to aid in spreading the gospel, including the American Bible Society (1816), American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions (1810), American Sunday School Union (1817), American Tract Society (1826), and the American Home Missionary Society (1826).
spiritjournals.org.cob-web.org:8888 /revivalfire/Revivals/secondgreatawaken.htm   (1162 words)

  
 Cane Ridge - Second Great Awakening - Revivalism
There are other Gnostic sects associated which begin really in the garden of Eden where the serpent (a Musical Enchanter) wholly seduced Eve so that "Cain was OF that wicked one." Cain is derived from "A Musical Note" and his family fathered all of the COMMERCIAL and "magical" practices to steal other people's property.
This began with Witfield in New England as the First Great American Awakening and spread to the American frontier as the Second Great American Awakening.
In the NATIONS the loud noise was EXORCISM to expel the evil spirits and AWAKEN or call the gods into their temple.
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 More On The Great Awakening of 1857   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In the twelve years before the Third Great Awakening (also known as: The Revival/Awakening of 1857-1858; The Prayer Revival; and The Businessmen's Revival), the religious life in America was on a decline.
Under the Third Great Awakening of 1858, it was the laymen who moved out to evangelize.
Though the Revival of 1857-1858 is barely remembered by secular historians today, it was probably the greatest of the three Great Awakenings experienced by the United States of America.
spiritjournals.com /revivalfire/Revivals/greatawakening18572.htm   (3256 words)

  
 The Great Awakening   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Great Awakening in America in the 1730's and 1740's had tremendous results.
Princeton, Rutgers, Brown, and Dartmouth universities were all established as a direct result of the Great Awakening.
The Great Awakening not only revived the American church, but reinvigorated American society as well.
www.spiritjournals.org /revivalfire/Revivals/greatawakening.htm   (1186 words)

  
 A Bio. of America: The Reform Impulse - Transcript
De Tocqueville and Beaumont appeared on the scene at the height of the second Great Awakening, the most extended religious revival in American history.
He is about to plunge when an observer cries out "Stop," and the shout awakens the man from his reverie and saves his life.
The Second Great Awakening had a special impact on women, who comprised the vast majority of converts.
www.learner.org /biographyofamerica/prog08/transcript/page04.html   (1077 words)

  
 The Second Great Awakening and the Transcendentalists — www.greenwood.com
In a clear style, Barry Hankins describes the theological background and tenets of the Second Great Awakening, the major events associated with the revivals, and the leading actors whose efforts brought religious intensity to the country....[a] handy introduction to the subjects with which it deals.
A profoundly democratic and democratizing movement, the Second Great Awakening leveled church hierarchies, provided African-American slaves with a theology of liberation, created public space for women to act and lead, and spurred abolitionist sentiment into action.
Beginning with overviews of the Second Great Awakening and Transcendentalism, Hankins details the wider impact these spiritual revolutions had on antebellum America's social, political, racial, and gender matters.
www.greenwood.com /catalog/GR1848.aspx?print=1   (403 words)

  
 Free Essays - The Second Great Awakening
The news that the Second Coming of Jesus was near brought people from all over the country to revivals to listen to evangelistic sermons.
Abolitionists, for example, drew on the fact that slavery was a sin, thereby using the religious tightness formed in the Second Great Awakening.
During the years of 1820 and 1840, changes in electoral policies, The Second Great Awakening, and the economic policies of Jackson were just a few of the major influences on government.
www.freeessays.tv /c345.htm   (904 words)

  
 SingleSpoon Ministries - Second Great Awakening
After the end of the first great awakening, the ministers who were of a revival bent continued ministering after the awakening in much the same manner.
One significant revival between the two awakenings was the revival among the Baptists at James River in 1785.
The beginning of the second great awakening is considered to be in Kentucky and Tennessee in 1800.
www.singlespoon.org.au /history/ga2.shtml   (3376 words)

  
 Safe Harbor - the second great awakening (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Century you find this religious revival which historians call the second great awakening.
Western Pennsylvania in general, and Pittsburgh in particular, is a place where there is a great deal of religious revival.
The great awakening brings with it a renewed commitment to what theologians would later identify as social gospel.
www.wqln.org.cob-web.org:8888 /safeharbor/Film/InterviewTranscripts/Burt/SecondAwakening.htm   (145 words)

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