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Christian History #3

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Lyman Stewart
president of Union Oil Company,
Awakening at Herrnhut begins Moravian Brotherhood
Estate of Count Zinzendorf. Means "the Lords Watch,"
Jonathan Edwards
Went to Yale. Part of great awakening Calvinist,
John Wesley
Almost died in fire in dad's parsonage at five years old.
Studied at Oxford. Went to Georgia on a mission on the way met some Moravians on a boat and they impressed him.
Charles Wesley
Wrote over 6000 hymns.
Robert Raikes
Begin a Sunday school for mischievous English children.
William Carey
Missionary in India. Translated Bible into 44 languages and dialects. "Father of modern missions."
William Wilberforce
Helped abolish slave trade in England. Allied with the Chapman Sect.
Thomas Campbell
Begins the Disciples of Christ.
Adoniram and Ann Judson
wanted to be Missionaries in India, ended up in Burma.
Richard Allen
Founded African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME),
Elizabeth Fry
Successor to John Howard who was interested in the reform of prisons.
Charles G. Finney
Was an attorney became a preacher. "Mankind will not act until they are excited." Published "Lectures on Revivals of Religion"
John Nelson Darby
Helps starting the Plymouth Brethren. Studied law at Trinity College. Felt that his superiors cared more about church membership than Christ.
The Brethren
Pacifists. Founded by George Mueller. Injected an emphasis on simplicity into the church of England.
modernism
Threat to Christianity. Primary threat in evolution.
karl barth
wrote Commentary on Romans, which was a blow to liberal theology. Opposed Nazis. Ideas became base of neo-orthodoxy. K-dawg's hero.
Lewis B. Whittemore
First sermon broadcast on KDKA in 1921
Paul Rader
Popularized Christian radio in Chicago
Cameron Townsend
Created school of linguistics for training of missionaries. Possible beginning of aggressive evangelism of fundamentalist principles.
Deitrich Bonhoeffer
Student of Karl Barth. Lutheran Chaplain. Killed by Nazi's.
John R. Mott
Founded Faith and Order movement (for doctrinal issues) and Life and works movement (for missions and ministry) for interfaith dialogue.
Billy Graham
From NC. Became famous with large LA revival.
Dennis Bennett
rector of St. Mark's Episcopal in Van Nuy CA,
Angelo Roncalli
Became Pope John XXIII.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Some black guy. PhD from Boston Theological
John Keble
Revitalized the Anglican church by emphasizing apostolic tradition.
Hudson Taylor
Revolutionized missionary work in China by dressing like them.
Soren Kierkegaard
Wrote 21 articles challenging current understanding of Christianity
Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Preached in a no nonsense style which attracted large congregations.
Dwight L. Moody
Non-denominational preacher who preached revivalist evangelism in Boston and Chicago. Can't read
David Livingston
A radical medical missionary who refused to follow London Mission Society rules.
William Booth
Founded the Salvation Army
Pope Pius IX
establish the papacy as the hierarchical spiritual ruler over the Holy Catholic Church.
Student Volunteer Movement
An attempt to invigorate youth to participate and support global missionary work.
Pentecostalism
Emphasizes missions, evangelism, and sanctification of the spirit.
Started fundamentalist movement.
Lyman Stewart
Prayer Vigil lasted over 100 years, Sent missionaries to the entire world.
Awakening at Herrnhut begins Moravian Brotherhood
preached sermon, "God Glorified in Man's Dependence." & Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God
Jonathan Edwards
Led the "Holy Club." Club nicknamed the Methodists.Traveled 250,000 miles on horseback. Didn't want to break from Church of England
John Wesley
"The world marches forward on the feet of little children."
nicknamed "Bobby Wild Goose and His Ragged Regiment."
Robert Raikes
Was upset with petty divisions over man-made doctrines. "Where the Scriptures speak, we speak; where the Scriptures are silent, we are silent."
Thomas Campbell
Established 63 churches among the Karen tribe. A tribe that believed that foreigners would visit them and restore the knowledge of the true God.
Adoniram and Ann Judson
Organized team to visit female prisoners and read the bible to them.
Elizabeth Fry
first independent black denomination.
Richard Allen
The original leadership was Robert P. Wilder: Inter-Seminary Missionary Alliance, Nettie Dunn: YWCA, and John R. Mott: YMCA.
Student Volunteer Movement
Two major founders were William J. Seymour in LA and Charles Fox Parham in Topeka, KS.
Pentecostalism
Called the First Vatican Council
Pope Pius IX
wanted to bring the Gospel and care for the poor of London.
William Booth
He explored much of the African continent.
David Livingston
Considered one of the leaders of the Second Evangelical Revival.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Hailed as the "father of existentialism"
Soren Kierkegaard
Eventually founded the China Inland Mission.
Hudson Taylor
Pushed English government out of dictating religious affairs.
John Keble
Called Vatican II.
Angelo Roncalli
began modern Charismatic movement (speaking in tongues, etc)
Dennis Bennett
World Council of Churches.
John R. Mott
"A revival is not a miracle or dependent on miracle in any sense. It is the result of the right use of constituted meetings." President of Oberlin College.
Charles G. Finney
Fascinated by eschatology. His view on this became known as dispensationalism.
John Nelson Darby
John Henry Newman
Left the Anglican faith to become a Catholic Priest. Eventually he became a cardinal.
Can't read, didn't know what Jesus did for him
Dwight L. Moody