Varieties of Religious Experience (2005 Regent History Conference)

Speaker(s): Bruce Hindmarsh, David Hempton, Mark Noll, Michael McClymond
Date: July 15-16, 2005
Length: 6:25:59
Product ID: RGDL3517S

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The early modern age saw major developments in Western evangelical Christianity: new traditions were forged, as were new forms of worship and personal piety. During the 2005 Regent College History Conference four premier historians address significant topics that relate to this exciting and creative period in the history of the Christian faith.

  • Re-Imaging Methodism: The History of a Great Tradition by David Hempton
  • The Medium is the Message: Spiritual Experience in the Personal Letters of the Early Evangelicals by Bruce Hindmarsh
  • Evangelical Rejection: Narratives of Religious Disenchantment by David Hempton
  • God's Surprising Work: The Role of the Unexpected in Evangelical Accounts of Religious Revival by Michael McClymond
  • The Significance of Hymnody in the Early Evangelical Revivals: 1730-1760 by Mark Noll
  • See All Audio by Bruce Hindmarsh David Hempton Mark Noll Michael McClymond

    Bruce Hindmarsh is the James M. Houston Professor of Spiritual Theology at Regent College. He also serves as the President of the American Society of Church History. He is author of John Newton and the English Evangelical Tradition: Between the Conversion of Wesley and Wilberforce and The Evangelical Conversion Narrative, and his articles have appeared in Church History and the Journal of Ecclesiastical History.

    David Hempton is Dean of the Faculty of Divinity, Alonzo L. McDonald Family Professor of Evangelical Theological Studies, and John Lord O'Brian Professor of Divinity at Harvard Divinity School. He is author of several books, including The Church in the Long Eighteenth Century, Methodism: Empire of the Spirit, and Methodism and Politics in British Society, 1750-1850.

    Mark A. Noll is Francis A. McAnaney Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame, as well as co-founder of the Institute of American Evangelicals at Wheaton College. He is author of many books, including Protestantism: A Very Short Introduction, The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind, A History of Christianity in the United States and Canada, and Is the Reformation Over?: An Evangelical Assessment of Contemporary Roman Catholicism.

    Michael McClymond holds the Clarence Louis and Helen Irene Steber Chair in the Department of Theological Studies at Saint Louis University. His recent publications include Embodying the Spirit: New Perspectives on North American Revivalism (Johns Hopkins, 2004) and Familiar Stranger: An Introduction to Jesus of Nazareth (Eerdmans, 2004). PhD (University of Chicago).

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