The Kingdom of Matthias

This book brings to life the spiritual and sexual tensions of mid-19th-century America through the sensational and unforgettable story of the cult of Matthias.

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  • Author : Paul E. Johnson
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Pages : 240 pages
  • ISBN : 9780195098358
  • Rating : 4/5 from 2 reviews
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The Kingdom of Matthias

The Kingdom of Matthias
  • Author : Paul E. Johnson,Sean Wilentz
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 03 August 1995
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This book brings to life the spiritual and sexual tensions of mid-19th-century America through the sensational and unforgettable story of the cult of Matthias.

The Kingdom of Matthias : A Story of Sex and Salvation in 19th-Century America

The Kingdom of Matthias : A Story of Sex and Salvation in 19th-Century America
  • Author : Paul E. Johnson Associate Professor of History University of Utah,Sean Wilentz Professor of History Princeton University
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 28 April 1994
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In the autumn of 1834, New York City was awash with rumors of a strange religious cult operating nearby, centered around a mysterious, self-styled prophet named Matthias. It was said that Matthias the Prophet was stealing money from one of his followers; then came reports of lascivious sexual relations, based on odd teachings of matched spirits, apostolic priesthoods, and the inferiority of women. At its climax, the rumors transformed into legal charges, as the Prophet was arrested for the murder of

The Kingdom of Matthias: A Story of Sex and Salvation in 19th-Century America

The Kingdom of Matthias: A Story of Sex and Salvation in 19th-Century America
  • Author : Paul E. Johnson,Sean Wilentz
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 28 April 1994
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In the autumn of 1834, New York City was awash with rumors of a strange religious cult operating nearby, centered around a mysterious, self-styled prophet named Matthias. It was said that Matthias the Prophet was stealing money from one of his followers; then came reports of lascivious sexual relations, based on odd teachings of matched spirits, apostolic priesthoods, and the inferiority of women. At its climax, the rumors transformed into legal charges, as the Prophet was arrested for the murder of

The Kingdom of Matthias

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  • Author : Paul E. Johnson,Sean Wilentz
  • Publisher : OUP USA
  • Release : 02 April 2012
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  • Publisher : Hill and Wang
  • Release : 16 June 2004
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  • Publisher : Pantheon
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  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release : 01 January 2003
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  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Release : 31 July 2008
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  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 22 December 2010
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 21 April 2020
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Research on Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity has increased dramatically in recent decades, and a diverse array of disciplines have begun to address a range of elements of these movements. Yet, there exists very little understanding of Pentecostal theology, and it is not uncommon to encounter stereotypes and misperceptions. Addressing this gap in current research, The Routledge Handbook of Pentecostal Theology is an exceptional reference source to the key topics, challenges, and debates in this growing field of study and is

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  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Release : 01 January 1999
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  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 31 July 2012
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  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release : 08 January 2013
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