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Victorian Religious Revivals: Culture and Piety in Local and Global Contexts

David Bebbington


Revivals were outburst of religious enthusiasm in which there were numerous conversions. They occurred in many places across the globe, but revealed the shared characteristics of evangelical Protestantism. In this book the phenomenon of revival is set in its broad historical context and a chapter discusses the ways in which the subject has been addressed by previous historians. Seven chapters provide detailed case-studies of awakenings that took place between 1841 and 1880 in Britain, North America, and Australia, showing that the distinctive features of particular revivals were the result les ... More

Keywords: evivals, awakenings, Victorian, culture, piety, evangelical

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199575480
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575480.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Bebbington, author
Professor of History, University of Stirling