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Spiritual Awakenings & Revivals

A bibliographic guide of the Prayer Revival, Welsh Revival, and Korean Revival.

Monographs

Chapters in Books

Carwardine, Richard. “Religious Revival and Political Renewal in Antebellum America.” In Revival and Religion Since 1700: Essays for John Walsh, edited by Jane Garnett and Colin Matthew, 127–52. London: Hambledon Press, 1993.
 
———. “The Religious Revival of 1857-58 in the United States.” In Religious Motivation: Biographical and Sociological Problems for the Church Historian, 393–406. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1978.
 
Long, Kathryn T. “Revival of 1857-1858.” In Encyclopedia of Religious Revivals in America, edited by Michael McClymond, 1:362–66. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2007.

Articles

Hannah, John D. “Layman’s Prayer Revival of 1858.” Bibliotheca Sacra 134, no. 533 (January 1, 1977): 59–73.
 
Long, Kathryn T. “The Power of Interpretation : The Revival of 1857-58 and the Historiography of Revivalism in America.” Religion and American Culture 4, no. 1 (December 1, 1994): 77–105.
 
Shipps, Howard F. “Revival of 1858 in Mid-America.” Methodist History 16, no. 3 (April 1, 1978): 128–51.
 
Sizer, Sandra S. “Politics and Apolitical Religion: The Great Urban Revivals of the Late Nineteenth Century.” Church History 48, no. 1 (March 1, 1979): 81–98.

Dissertations

Caldwell, Thekla Ellen Joiner. “Women, Men, and Revival: The Third Awakening in Chicago.” Ph.D. diss., University of Illinois at Chicago, 1991.
 
Fish, Roy J. “The Awakening of 1858 and Its Effects on Baptists in the United States.” D.Th. diss., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1963.
 
Francis, Russell E. “Pentecost: 1858, A Study in Religious Revivalism.” Ph.D. diss., University of Pennsylvania, 1948.
 
Goetzman, Martha M. “Anomalous Features in the Chicago Prayer Meeting Revival of 1858: The Nature of the Revival as Revealed in Contemporary Newspaper Accounts.” Master of Arts thesis, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, n.d.
 
Long, Kathryn T. “The Revival of 1857-58: The Power of Interpretation.” Ph.D. diss., Duke University, 1993.
 
Orr, J. Edwin. “The Millionfold Awakening in America, 1857-58.” D.Th. diss., Northern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1943.
 
Spicer, Victor. “The Great Awakening of 1857 and 1858.” Ph.D. diss., University of Michigan, 1967.

Materials on the Prayer Revival

Articles
 
  • Hannah, John D. “Layman’s Prayer Revival of 1858.” Bibliotheca Sacra 134, no. 533 (January 1, 1977): 59–73.
  • Long, Kathryn T. “The Power of Interpretation : The Revival of 1857-58 and the Historiography of Revivalism in America.” Religion and American Culture 4, no. 1 (December 1, 1994): 77–105.
  • Shipps, Howard F. “Revival of 1858 in Mid-America.” Methodist History 16, no. 3 (April 1, 1978): 128–151.
  • Sizer, Sandra S. “Politics and Apolitical Religion: The Great Urban Revivals of the Late Nineteenth Century.” Church History 48, no. 1 (March 1, 1979): 81–98.

Sections in Books 
  • Carwardine, Richard. “Religious Revival and Political Renewal in Antebellum America.” In Revival and Religion Since 1700: Essays for John Walsh, edited by Jane Garnett and Colin Matthew, 127–52. London: Hambledon Press, 1993.
  • ———. “The Religious Revival of 1857-58 in the United States.” In Religious Motivation: Biographical and Sociological Problems for the Church Historian, 393–406. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1978.
  • Long, Kathryn T. “Revival of 1857-1858.” In Encyclopedia of Religous Revivals in America, edited by Michael McClymond, 1:362–366. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2007.
Dissertations & Theses
 
  • Caldwell, Thekla Ellen Joiner. “Women, Men, and Revival: The Third Awakening in Chicago.” Ph.D. diss., University of Illinois at Chicago, 1991.
  • Fish, Roy J. “The Awakening of 1858 and Its Effects on Baptists in the United States.” D.Th. diss., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1963.
  • Francis, Russell E. “Pentecost: 1858, A Study in Religious Revivalism.” Ph.D. diss., University of Pennsylvania, 1948.
  • Goetzman, Martha M. “Anomalous Features in the Chicago Prayer Meeting Revival of 1858: The Nature of the Revival as Revealed in Contemporary Newspaper Accounts.” Master of Arts thesis, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, n.d.
  • Long, Kathryn T. “The Revival of 1857-58: The Power of Interpretation.” Ph.D. diss., Duke University, 1993.
  • Orr, J. Edwin. “The Millionfold Awakening in America, 1857-58.” D.Th. diss., Northern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1943.
  • Spicer, Victor. “The Great Awakening of 1857 and 1858.” Ph.D. diss., University of Michigan, 1967.