Article

Sermons for End Times: Evangelicalism, Romanticism, and Apocalypse in Britain

Keith A. Francis and Robert J. Surridge

in The Oxford Handbook of the British Sermon 1689-1901

Published in print October 2012 | ISBN: 9780199583591
Published online November 2012 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199583591.013.0023

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Religion and Theology

Sermons for End Times: Evangelicalism, Romanticism, and Apocalypse in Britain

Preview

This article explores the premillenial sermons of the eighteenth century. It considers the Evangelical themes in the sermons of preachers such as Edward Irving, Edward Bickersteth, and William Dodsworth. It also discusses the use of apocalyptic imagery in sermons and the emphasis on state of the world.

Keywords: millennial sermons; Evangelicalism; Edward Irving; Edward Bickersteth; William Dodsworth

Article.  8124 words. 

Subjects: Religion ; Christianity

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribeRecommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »