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All articles & reviews tagged with whitefield

Historical

November 2014
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George Whitefield and the Calvinistic Baptists

Not surprisingly, many Calvinistic Baptists had deep reservations about the Evangelical Revival, since it was uniformly led by Anglicans. A few of these Anglican preachers were Arminian in theology, like the Wesley brothers, and thus definitely beyond the pale for the Calvinistic Baptists. However, Whitefield was a Calvinist. Yet, he was still an Anglican.…

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Historical

March 2000
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Evangelical Spirituality – A Celebration of Divine Grace

In the two previous articles we have considered the spirituality of that remarkable man of God, the eighteenth-century evangelist George Whitefield (1714-1770). It is calculated that he preached around 18,000 sermons in the thirty-five years between his conversion in Oxford in 1735 and his death in Newburyport, Massachusetts, in 1770. That works out at…

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