George Whitefield : The First Transatlantic Revivalist, Paperback / softback Book

George Whitefield : The First Transatlantic Revivalist Paperback / softback

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George Whitefield proclaimed the Christian message to more people in history than anyone else, before or since, who spoke with an unaided voice.

A preacher of revival almost from his childhood, when he prophesied his own destiny, he had a profound impact on the social, religious and political life of both Britain and America.

He crossed the Atlantic thirteen times, and merged as a celebrity figure, whose message captivated both rich and poor alike.

Whitefield heralded a new kind of revival that was both spiritually powerful and entertaining at the same time.

He was also a man of contradictions. He loved the Anglican liturgy but would happily break canon law.

He was a devoted Puritan yet he was also able to befriend those with more liberal morals, Above all, Whitefield was a driven man, and his overwhelming passion was to preach New Birth in Christ - the theme he was to speak on over a thousand times.

He valued education, opposed slavery, cared for orphan children and changed the course of both British and American history.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Lion Hudson Plc
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  • Category: Biography: religious & spiritual
  • ISBN: 9780745980287

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