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burned-over district

Whitney R. Cross

burned-over district

the social and intellectual history of enthusiastic religion in Western New York, 1880-1850

by Whitney R. Cross

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published 1950.

Statementby Whitney R. Cross.
SeriesHarper torchbooks
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,383p. ;
Number of Pages383
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17955977M

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"Burned-over District was a name applied to a small region, during a limited period of history, to indicate a particular phase of development. It described the religious character of western New York during the first half of the nineteenth century. Time, subject, and area have thus all combined to confine the scope of this Range: $ - $ An alien spaceship touches down in the sage brush near a small mountain town – or does it? Some in the town of Mildred think the spooky apparition is a message from Heaven, a futuristic weapons test, or maybe just a prank. In the view of the town'.

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One of the most interesting books on antebellum reform to appear in the middle part of the twentieth century was Whitney Cross's "Burned-Over District." Originally burned-over district book inCross focused his attention on the western part of upstate New York and the religious and reform fervor that dominated the social and religious by: It was, in fact, Yankees from the burned over district who founded Oberlin, etc.

In this book the phrase "burned over" means areas that were subject to repetitive church revivals run by itninerant preachers who were supported by various denomintions- methodists, baptists- all protestants/5. The Burned-over District: The Social and Intellectual History of Enthusiastic Religion in Western New York, / Edition 1 available in Paperback, NOOK Book Read an excerpt of this book.

Add to WishlistBrand: Cornell University Press. Sage House East State Street Ithaca, NY Email Us. The Burned-over District: The Social and Intellectual History of Enthusiastic Religion in Western New York, – by Whitney R.

Cross out of 5 stars 9. "Burned-over District was a name applied to a small region, during a limited period of history, to indicate a particular phase of development.

It described the religious character of western New. The term was coined by Charles Grandison Finney, who in his book Autobiography of Charles G. Finney, referred to a "burnt district" to denote an area in central and western New York State during the Second Great Awakening.

The Burned-Over District Re-Visited by John H. Martin Table of Contents of Saints, Sinners and Reformers Chapter 1 An Overview of the Burned-Over District.

Few areas of the United States have seen the flowering of as many diverse enthusiasms and social and moral reforms as blossomed along the old Mohawk Trail and the early Erie Canal in New. The Burned-Over District Throughout the s religious fervor roiled Western New York.

Shakers, Spiritualists,Mormons and others found solace in a land of free thinkers. The fervent religiosity of the region caused historians to call it the "burned-over district." This book is a study of the social, cultural, economic, political, and ideological causations of the great religious upheavals of the time and their far-reaching effects upon American culture.

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Author: Charles Hibbard. Before returning to the Burned-Over District, a word about Francisco I. Madero and how I came upon his Manual espírita, this until now obscure and yet profoundly illuminating book – at the very least for understanding Madero himself, why and how he led Mexico’s Revolution, and the seething contempt of those behind the overthrow of his government and.

Do not be fooled, as I was, into thinking this is a broad overview of the burned-over district. It is a snapshot of the s that focusses heavily on the defunct Millerist worldview.

HOWEVER, it has some wonderfully good, skeptic's-eye view of a lot of religious and quasi-religious development, and how we got to our present state Laws, what a /5. The "Burned-over District" bore that name even at the time it existed, from the late 's to the late 's, because of its large and impassioned religious revivals, reported in news items nationwide.

The historical question was, "Why had this phenomenon arisen in this locale, who participated, why, and what were the larger context and impacts?".

Whitney Rogers Cross (–), a midth-century historian, is still well known in certain American academic circles as the author of The Burned-over District: The Social and Intellectual History of Enthusiastic Religion in Western New York, –.

Whitney R. Cross' The Burned-Over District The publication of Whitney R. Cross' The Burned-Over District was a particularly significant event in both the literary career of Fawn M. Brodie and in her determination to invalidate the Spalding-Rigdon claims for the origin of the Book of Mormon.

"Burned-over District was a name applied to a small region, during a limited period of history, to indicate a particular phase of development.

It described the religious character of western New York during the first half of the nineteenth century. Time, subject, and area have thus all combined to confine the scope of this book/5(5). Read "A Burned-Over District" by Charles Hibbard available from Rakuten Kobo.

An alien spaceship touches down in the sage brush near a small mountain town – or does it. Some in the town of Mildred t Brand: Charles Hibbard. Book Description: "Burned-over District was a name applied to a small region, during a limited period of history, to indicate a particular phase of development.

It described the religious character of western New York during the first half of the nineteenth century. Time, subject, and area have thus all combined to confine the scope of this book.

The Burned Over District In early nineteenth century America a call for repentance swept across the country via the body of Christ just as it did some fifty years earlier with the First Great Awakening.

It became obvious to many in the young fledgling country the Lord wanted their attention as growing pains kicked in to move.

Saints, Sinners and Reformers The Burned-Over District Re-Visited by John H. Martin Table of Contents of Saints, Sinners and Reformers Chapter 9 Joseph Smith The Angel Moroni and Mormonism in New York State. The Burned-Over District of New York spawned one religious revival after another in the decades between and As far as time goes, this book is an illustration of the way in which the minds of one era help to form the destinies of succeeding generations.

Neither the causes of the Civil War nor the origins of national prohibition, to cite only two prominent examples, can be thoroughly understood without reference to the Burned-over District."—from the. Published on During much of the s, western New York was alive with new religious movements, earning it the title "The Burned-Over District" (because of the fiery nature of many of.