Revivalist sentence example
He early discovered his vocation as a preacher of indulgences; he combined the elocutionary gifts of a revivalist orator with the shrewdness of an auctioneer.
It is indeed true that to thousands the hope of acquiring spiritual merit must have been a great motive; it is also true, as the records of crusading sermons show, that there was a strong element of "revivalism" in the Crusades, and that thousands were hurried into taking the cross by a gust of that uncontrollable enthusiasm which is excited by revivalist meetings to-day.
Lorenzo Dow (1777-1834), an eccentric American Methodist revivalist, visited North Staffordshire and spoke of the campmeetings held in America, with the result that on the 31st of May 1807 the first real English gathering of the kind was held on Mow Cop, since regarded as the Mecca of Primitive Methodism.
Clowes, who, in spite of his revivalist sympathies, was more attached to Methodism than Bourne, was cut off from his church for taking part in camp-meetings at Ramsor in 1808 and 1810.
It was not until 1734 that a new outburst of zeal was aroused by the " revivalist " work of Jonathan Edwards, followed in 1740-1742 by George Whitefield.Advertisement
He soon came under the influence of Wilhelm Hoffman, a pietistic revivalist, and devoted himself to writing and public speaking, withdrawing in 1728 from all secular pursuits and giving himself entirely to religious work.
Prince shortly afterwards became curate of Stoke in Suffolk, where, however, the character of his revivalist zeal caused his departure at the end of twelve months.
The story of Sonny, the murderous revivalist preacher, was totally inaccessible.
Torrey's understanding came from his revivalist views along with D.L. Moody and other late 19th century revivalist.
Blake the happy-clappy revivalist of Glad Day, banging a tambourine with Michael Horowitz.Advertisement
By far the most notable of Harris's converts was William Williams (1717-1791), Panty Celyn, the great hymn-writer of Wales, who while listening to the revivalist preaching on a tombstone in the graveyard of Talgarth, heard the " voice of heaven," and was " apprehended as by a warrant from on high."
The parish church is the burial place of Billy Bray, the revivalist preacher.
This is why Islamic revivalist movements like the Taliban tend to revert to the cultural trappings of the dark ages.
Closing the morning session, Jim Coulson remarked that he had felt rather like attending a timber revivalist meeting !
The revivalist group led by Bourne had become known as ' Camp Meeting Methodists '.Advertisement
Red Cross Cottages were designed by Elijah Hoole in a Tudor revivalist style.
The London architects leading a rearguard Gothic revivalist action.
Torrey 's understanding came from his revivalist views along with D.L. Moody and other late 19th century revivalist.
They're one of a number of Britpop revivalist bands to rebel against the skinny jeans/big hair/leather jacket anti-chav movement, though for some their supposed lack of pretension is indicative of just the opposite.
It would be an anachronism to think of Francis as a philanthropist or a "social worker" or a revivalist preacher, though he fulfilled the best functions of all these.Advertisement