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The Pioneer Preacher

Author : Sherlock Bristol
ISBN : 0252060911
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Originally published in 1887, The Pioneer Preacher is a lively account of a Congregationalist minister's attempts to lead a sin-free existence on the American frontier. Sherlock Bristol (1815-1906) was a California gold miner, wagon train captain, Wisconsin farmer, Idaho rancher, Indian fighter, abolitionist, and Oberlin-trained clergyman. While serving a series of churches in the East, he periodically cured himself of "nervous disorders" by journeying out West. He only broke the Sabbath once---during an Indian attack! Reflecting in his memoirs the exploits of Daniel Boone and Davy Crockett, Bristol delights in recounting his adventures, ecclesiastical or otherwise. He vividly recalls his redemption in the wilderness where he enjoyed having "little opportunity for reading books or mental exercise, and an abundance of calls for muscular employment." Greatly influenced by the evangelist Charles G. Finney at Oberlin, Bristol tried to teach miners and frontiersmen the principles of revivalism, postmillennialism, and perfectionism. In The Pioneer Preacher he shares his own disputatious views on abolition, American Indians, temperance, and other issues of his day.

The Pioneer Preacher

Author : William Henry Milburn
ISBN : CHI:23014393
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Father Clark Or The Pioneer Preacher

Author : John Mason Peck
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The Pioneer Preacher Or Rifle Axe And Saddle Bags And Other Lectures

Author : William Henry Milburn
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Biographical Sketches Of The Pioneer Preachers Of Indiana

Author : Madison Evans
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Neville Trueman The Pioneer Preacher

Author : William Henry Withrow
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In this short story an attempt has been made—with what success the reader must judge—to present certain phases of Canadian life during the heroic struggle against foreign invasion, which first stirred in our country the pulses of that common national life, which has at length attained a sturdier strength in the confederation of the several provinces of the Dominion of Canada. It will he found, we think, that the Canadian Methodism of those troublous times was not less patriotic than pious. While our fathers feared God, they also honoured the King, and loved their country; and many of them died in its defence. Reverently let us mention their names. Lightly let us tread upon their ashes. Faithfully let us cherish their memory. And sedulously let us imitate their virtues. A good deal of pains has been taken by the careful study of the most authentic memoirs, documents, and histories referring to the period; by personal examination of the physical aspect of the scene of the story; and by frequent conversations with some of the principal actors in the stirring drama of the time—most of whom, alas! have now passed away—to give a verisimilitude to the narrative that shall, it is hoped, reproduce in no distorted manner this memorable period.

Ironthorpe

Author : John Townsend Trowbridge
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The Pioneer Preacher An Autobiography

Author : Sherlock Bristol
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Reminiscences And Incidents In The Life And Travels Of A Pioneer Preacher Of The Ancient Gospel

Author : Nathan J. Mitchell
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The Pioneer Preacher Or Rifle Axe And Saddle Bags And Other Lectures

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