Evangelicalism in the Long Eighteenth Century

Overview

Historians and theologians devote considerable attention to the period between the Glorious Revolution of 1688 and the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. They refer to this era as the long eighteenth century. This period witnessed the rise of English nonconformity and the advent of the Evangelical Revival. Evangelicals from several ecclesial traditions trace their heritage to these events. This consultation will examine evangelical life and thought during the long eighteenth century. It will explore eighteenth-century doctrinal developments and church life. It will also consider biographical details of eighteenth-century figures and new secondary resources devoted to the period.