And never before in american had a religious meeting led to so much national publicity, triggered so much controversy, or helped provoke such important denominational schisms paul conkin tells the story of cane ridge in all its dimensions. The culmination of this phenonenon came in 1801 at cane ridge presbyterian meetinghouse in kentucky, where more thanten thousand people gathered for a week of worship and fellowship to trace the origins of the camp meeting, ellen eslinger follows kentucky's development from its initial settlement in 1775 to the eve of the great revival.
The meeting was in lexington, ky and we had the privilege of visiting the cane ridge camp grounds in the early 1800s as many as 30,000 people gathered on these grounds for one of the greatest revivals in american history. By billy wilson the first christian witness in our land did not begin at jamestown, nor at plymouth, the kentucky frontier was a launch point for the second great awakening with barton stone leading the cane ridge camp meeting new york city’s bowery.
The web home of river of revival ministries 2009 december 29, 2009 - grandbuddy ky and we had the privilege of visiting the cane ridge camp grounds in the early 1800s as many as 30,000 people gathered on these grounds for one of the greatest revivals in american history the cane ridge meetings were strategic to the second great.
In 1798, a huge gathering in cane ridge, kentucky, marked the unofficial beginning of the style of worship that became known as the camp meeting there over 20,000 people–black, white, free, and bonded–joined methodist, presbyterian, and baptist ministers for several days of non-stop, fiery religious celebration. The kentucky frontier was a launch point for the second great awakening with barton stone leading the cane ridge camp meeting new york city’s bowery a new season of awakening had begun in america in 1801, the famous cane ridge camp meeting took place near lexington, kentucky, a.
A great read on the amazing events at cane ridge, arguably the most important religious gathering in all of american history read how the spiritual exercise of sobbing, shouting, swooning and bodily convulsions or jerks occurred at a presbyterian‚ yes i said presbyterian‚ communion service in the summer of 1801.
Apush ch 8 study the revival meeting held at cane ridge in bourbon, kentucky in august 1801 and what it illustrated the exponential growth and highly emotional nature of the religious conversions that occurred during these revival meetings associated with the second great awakening. Cane ridge revivalism did not sprout from the roots of bamboo such contagious exercises hatch from competition between the new lights and the old lights - control over spirituality this began with witfield in new england as the first great american awakening and spread to the american frontier as the second great american awakening. The second great awakening was a protestant religious revival during the early 19th century in the united states the movement began around 1790, gained momentum by 1800 and, after 1820, membership rose rapidly among baptist and methodist congregations whose preachers led the movement.