Divine Healing: The Formative Years: 1830–1880: Theological by James Robinson,William K. Kay

By James Robinson,William K. Kay

Divine therapeutic is often practiced this day all through Christendom and performs an important half within the develop of Christianity in Latin the United States, Africa, and Asia. Such large popularity of the doctrine inside Protestantism didn't come with out hesitation or controversy. the existing view observed soreness as a divine chastening designed for progress in own holiness, and whatever to be confronted with submission and persistence. It used to be no longer till the 19th century that this knowing started to be heavily wondered. This e-book information these participants and pursuits that proved radical sufficient of their theology and perform to play a component in overturning mainstream opinion on pain.

James Robinson opens up a treasury of principally unknown or forgotten fabric that extends our realizing of Victorian Christianity and the precursors to the Pentecostal revival that assisted in shaping Christianity within the 20th century.

“With curiosity in overseas Pentecostalism turning out to be exponentially, the time is simply correct for James Robinson's rigorously researched and wide-ranging research of its roots one of the different therapeutic and holiness traditions of the 19th century.”
-David Hempton
Harvard Divinity School

“This new research opens up vistas that allow us to determine twentieth-century enthusiasm with new eyes: the revivals of Azusa highway in California, the excitation within the Celtic fringes of england, and the growing to be popularity in Britain that the God of the bible might nonetheless heal had its roots in events from the start of the 19th century, lots of which were missed, marginalized, or forgotten. James Robinson, during this very good e-book, strains their origins and impact. Theologically and sociologically they seem to be a combined bag, yet this makes them extra attention-grabbing and infrequently surprising.”
-Andrew Walker
King's collage, collage of London

“James Robinson's historical past of nineteenth-century divine therapeutic routine is a welcome boost to what has develop into a burgeoning box of analysis. a unique advantage of this ebook is Robinson's shut recognition to the function of england and continental Europe in transatlantic advancements. Robinson either builds successfully on past scholarship and gives higher intensity, plumbing wealthy archival assets to supply new perception into how own event knowledgeable the theologies of therapeutic evangelists.”
-Candy Gunther Brown
Indiana University

“James Robinson has portrayed the nineteenth-century therapeutic stream vividly during this well-documented examine, rather being attentive to the flow in Europe and the hyperlinks to later Pentecostalism. Few works in this topic were as complete, and this one will stand as a customary reference for years to come.”
-Allan Anderson
University of Birmingham, United Kingdom

James Robinson was once offered his doctorate, from Queen’s collage Belfast. he's the writer of Pentecostal Origins: Early Pentecostalism in eire within the Context of the British Isles (2005).

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