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Vermont"s burned-over district

patterns of community development and religious activity, 1761-1850

by P. Jeffrey Potash

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Published by Carlson Pub. in Brooklyn, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Vermont,
  • Middlebury (Vt.),
  • Shoreham (Vt.),
  • Cornwall (Vt.)
    • Subjects:
    • City and town life -- Vermont -- History.,
    • Vermont -- History, Local.,
    • Vermont -- Church history.,
    • Middlebury (Vt.) -- History.,
    • Shoreham (Vt.) -- History.,
    • Cornwall (Vt.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-265) and index.

      StatementP. Jeffrey Potash ; preface by Martin E. Marty.
      SeriesChicago studies in the history of American religion ;, v. 16
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF53 .P68 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 277 p. ;
      Number of Pages277
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1548538M
      ISBN 10092601952X
      LC Control Number91028028

        BURNED-OVER DISTRICTS September 7, Philip Jenkins Patheos Explore the world's faith through different perspectives on religion and spirituality! Patheos has the views of . Upstate NY was the birthplace of the Women's Movement and American Democracy, home to America's Second Great Awakening, and was called the Burned-Over District for its spiritual wildfires, and America's Psychic Highway. There is something unique to the land that fosters transformation. Learn about this and where to tap into it.

      tion to the Burned-over District, called it a psychic highway that stretched "across the entire breadth of York State, un deviating, a hilly strip scarcely twenty-five miles wide." Alice Felt Tyler said the district ran "through the western part of upstate Vermont and westward across New York from Albany to Buffalo.". The burned-over district: the social and intellectual history of enthusiastic religion in western New York, Cross, Whitney R. Ithaca ; London: Cornell University Press, , c This resource is restricted to the Cornell Community.

      During the first half of the nineteenth century the wooded hills and the valleys of western New York State were swept by fires of the spirit. The fervent religiosity of the region caused historians to call it the 'burned-over district.' The Burned-over District: The Social and Intellectual History of Enthusiastic Religion in Western New York, () by Whitney R. Cross. 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?".


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