Occupying the City

Margaret Lamberts Bendroth

in Fundamentalists in the City

Published in print July 2005 | ISBN: 9780195173901
Published online July 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780199835577 | DOI:

Series: Religion in America

  Occupying the City

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Anti-Catholic fervor inspired a new round of institution-building among conservative Protestants. A concerted campaign on behalf of beleaguered street preachers gave rise to the Evangelistic Association of New England in 1887, a para-denominational organization that trained and placed evangelists around the region. In 1889, A. J. Gordon and his associates opened a Missionary Training School (which eventually became Gordon College and Gordon-Conwell Seminary), aimed at sending young men and women to evangelize the world in the shadow of an impending Second Coming.

Keywords: street preaching; evangelists; missionaries; Evangelistic Association of New England; Gordon Missionary Training School

Chapter.  7050 words. 

Subjects: Christianity

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