Holy Fairs: Scotland and the Making of American Revivalism (Paperback)

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Winner of the Frank S. and Elizabeth D. Brewer Prize of the American Society of Church History, Holy Fairs traces the roots of American camp-meeting revivalism to the communion festivals of early modern Scotland. This new paperback edition of Leigh Eric Schmidt's seminal work features updated material, a dozen illustrations, and a new preface by the author.

About the Author


Leigh E Schmidt is a Professor in the Department of Religion at Princeton University. He is also the author of Consumer Rites: The Buying and Selling of American Holidays and Hearing Things: Religion, Illusion, and the American Enlightenment.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780802849663
ISBN-10: 0802849660
Publisher: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Publication Date: July 1st, 2001
Pages: 291
Language: English