Holy Friars: Scottish Communions and American Revivals in the Early Modern Period. Leigh Eric Schmidt.

Holy Friars: Scottish Communions and American Revivals in the Early Modern Period

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1989. First edition. Hardcover. First printing. As new in dust jacket. Hardcover. 277 pp. with index. An exploration of nthe historical development of a particular Scottish religious festival, the communion season, from the Reformation to the 19th century, and documents its extension to colonial America and its important relationaship to evangelical revivalism on both sides of the Atlantic. Held in summer or early fall and usually lasting for four days, communion noccasions attracted thousands of people for a celebration of the Lord's Supper that was part holy day and part holiday. As New / as new. Item #E25365
ISBN: 9780691047607

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