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Building the Old Time Religion

women evangelists in the Progressive Era

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Paginationix, 270 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25442276M
ISBN 100814723845
ISBN 109780814723845

Get this from a library! Building the old time religion: women evangelists in the progressive era. [Priscilla Pope-Levison] -- "During the Progressive Era, a period of unprecedented ingenuity, women evangelists built the old time religion with brick and mortar, uniforms and automobiles, fresh converts and devoted protégés.   Old-Time Religion Embracing Modernist Culture focuses on the founding generation of American fundamentalism in the s and s and their interactions with modernity. While there were culture wars, there was also an embrace. Through a book culture, fostered by liberal Protestants, and thriving periodicals, they strengthened their place in American culture and their adaptation helps .

Get this from a library! Building the old time religion: women evangelists in the progressive era. [Priscilla Pope-Levison] -- "A significant contribution to American religious history."--Paul Harvey, University of Colorado "Careful research, engaging narrative, and smart arguments." - Matthew Avery Sutton, author of.   Priscilla Pope-Levison, Building the Old Time Religion: Women Evangelists in the Progressive Era (New York: New York University Press, ). x + pp. $ hardback. According to historian Arthur Schlesinger, the Progressive Era (–) was “the most critical time in American religion” (20). In her book, Pope-Levison explores the role of women evangelists as institution .

Building the Old Time Religion: Women Evangelists in the Progressive Era The book includes lesser-known but important figures, such as Florence Crawford, Alma White, Mary Tate, Mary Cagle, Maria Woodworth-Etter, and Martha Moore Avery, along with the more prominent Nell Sunday and those associated with the Woman's Christian Temperance Union. Apr 3, - Explore Jeff Crone's board "Old Country Churches" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Old country churches, Country church, Old churches pins.


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Smith/Wynkoop Book Award presented by the Wesleyan Theological Society Choice Outstanding Academic Title During the Progessive Era, a period of unprecedented ingenuity, women evangelists built the old time religion with brick and mortar, uniforms and automobiles, fresh converts and devoted protégés.

Instead, her new book Building the Old-Time Religion focuses on the institution building mission of leading women across the spectrum, though Priscilla has a speciality in the Methodist (or Holiness) movement. So, she focuses on four major institutions established by women whose stories are told honestly, candidly and accurately (and not /5.

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Building The Old Time Religion is an effortless read; so captivating that it might be easy to overlook the amount of painstaking archival research put into this book project Pope-Levison draws attention to the fact that it wasnt just one woman who was breaking down barriers and opening doors for women to preach; it was countless women Author: Priscilla Pope-Levison.

Scholars of American Christianity, the Progressive Era, the holiness movements, and American women's history (religious or otherwise) would all benefit from Pope-Levison's work in Building the Old Time Religion., This deeply engaging book will interest audiences ranging from general readers (particularly those with an interest in women and.

Pope-Levison has done a stellar job critiquing the work of women evangelists in America during the Progressive Era (ca. Although published material on the well-known male evangelists of this period abounds, Pope-Levison was initially less successful finding material on women.

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Smith/Wynkoop Book Award presented by the Wesleyan Theological Society. Choice Outstanding Academic Title. During the Progessive Era, a period of unprecedented ingenuity, women evangelists built the old time religion with brick and mortar, uniforms and automobiles, fresh converts and devoted : NYU Press.

A beautifully written and well-crafted book, Building the Old Time Religion: Women Evangelists in the Progressive Era tells the story of remarkable women who built a wide variety of evangelistic, denominational, educational, and rescue work institutions between and These previously largely unknown women evangelists, who Priscilla Pope-Levison introduces to readers, worked in.

Building the Old Time Religion Book Description: During the Progessive Era, a period of unprecedented ingenuity, women evangelists built the old time religion with brick and mortar, uniforms and automobiles, fresh converts and devoted proteges. During the Progessive Era, a period of unprecedented ingenuity, women evangelists built the old time religion with brick and mortar, uniforms and automobiles, fresh converts and devoted protégés.

Across America, entrepreneurial women founded churches, denominations, religious training schools, rescue homes, rescue missions, and evangelistic : Paperback.

For theologian Priscilla Pope-Levison, the 24 women evangelists featured in her new book, Building the Old Time Religion, are the "unsung heroines" of the Christian faith in America. Get The Christian Post newsletter in your inbox. The top 7 stories of the day, curated just for you.

Building The Old Time Religion is an effortless read; so captivating that it might be easy to overlook the amount of painstaking archival research put into this book project Pope-Levison draws attention to the fact that it wasnt just one woman who was breaking down barriers and opening doors for women to preach; it was countless women.

Building the Old Time Religion: Women Evangelists in the Progressive Era. By Priscilla Pope-Levison. (New York, NY: New York University Press, Pp. ix, $) The author of this book seeks to fill the gap between the female evangelical itinerants of the antebellum period and the followers of Aimee Semple McPherson.

Read this book on Questia. During the Progessive Era, a period of unprecedented ingenuity, women evangelists built the old time religion with brick and mortar, uniforms and automobiles, fresh converts and devoted protégés.

Building the old time religion; women evangelists in the progressive era. Pope-Levison, Priscilla. New York U. Pr. pages $ Hardcover BV Although Protestant evangelism is traditionally associated with charismatic men, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries women often played a key role.

Priscilla Pope-Levison is Professor of Theology and Assistant Director of Women’s Studies at Seattle Pacific University. She applied the “Page 99 Test” to her new book, Building the Old Time Religion: Women Evangelists in the Progressive Era, and reported the following: Portland, Oregon.

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