Journals Higher Education



Published: 19 July 2016

352 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198747079

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George Whitefield

Life, Context, and Legacy

Edited by Geordan Hammond and David Ceri Jones

  • Offers a reassessment of Whitefield's life, and interprets him in a wide range of new contexts.
  • Includes examination of Whitefield's chequered relationship with the Church of England, his engagement with the British overseas Empire, and Whitefield's appropriation of elements of enlightened thought.
  • Explores Whitefield and the literary tradition of affectations.
  • Examines Whitefield's understanding of evangelical conversion, his theological development, and his contribution to the formation of evangelical piety.

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