Anglicans Vs Evangelicals

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What interested me in the first module was the difference in the Anglicans and the Evangelicals and how they differed in their emphasis. Anglicans believed being religious was more as a matter of doing rather than feeling. They also pursued to follow many of the Catholic Church traditions but adapted or forbid teachings that were deemed unscriptural. Evangelicals were the opposite of Anglicans, they emphasizing preaching and individual conversion to Christ. In what they told the laity was most essential in seeking God and attaining assurance of salvation. Anglicans mistrusted sudden, strong, public expressions of religious emotion, such as the weeping, shrieking, and trembling that overcame some participants in Evangelical revivals. I also …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Explains the differences between anglicans and evangelicals, and how they differed in their emphasis.
  • Describes how the abolitionists fought for a better union by tearing the nation apart. the new england anti-slavery society was formed in 1835.
  • Explains that gibbons believed a labor union was necessary to earn an appropriate living, and rauschenbusch was in favor of it. the industrial revolution shifted the north from an agricultural and rural economy to an urban economy.
  • Explains how they learned about jim creech, bill clinton, and pacifism in module four.

They did this by tearing the nation apart. It was a furious struggle that changed the nation, all types of people who were antislavery activist fought for one of the most important civil rights crusades in American history. Antislavery voices had grown louder in 1831 and the new England anti-slavery society was formed the following year. In 1835 William Ellery Channing composed a treatise against slavery, showing arguments from moral, religious and philosophical perspectives. Also, during the revivalism period there were many accounts of members of many denominations meeting for numerous days to hear powerful sermons, sing hymns, to pray and to enjoy the fellowship offered with other Christians. People would travel from every direction, utilizing different modes of transportation such as coaches, chaises, wagons, carts, people on horseback, and multitudes traveling from a distance on foot. Prayer and devotion lasted through out the day and was known to last as long as a week. The revival was seen as a time of joy, hope and …show more content…

At the time, men, women and even kids were working crucial work hours with no days off to make enough money to make ends meet. They all worked under dangerous conditions and even had a terrible wage. Gibbons believed to earn an appropriate living, a labor union was necessary. Another person that was in favor of labor unions was Walter Rauschenbusch who stated that it was necessary to teach society to value human life more than property. The Industrial Revolution from 1850 to 1900 also created a drastic change in the north, it shifted the north from an agricultural and rural economy to a factory-based and urban economy. Industrialization had marked a shift to factories and mass production threw power and special machinery. The development of the steam engine, improvement of transportation and the textile and iron industries played a role in the Industrial

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