Tag: the faces of the american camp meeting

  • Two Faces of the American Camp Meeting

    Two Faces of the American Camp Meeting

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    The American camp meetings of the 1890s through the 1950s were good fits into the hard-scrabble life of that era. Many areas lacked traditional churches and there were few other diversions. John Davis was one such evangelist; he called his meetings, campaigns! For those who wanted spiritual experiences, it was Davis who provided them using…

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Ray Hahn

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The major rivers of the world have profound effects on the lands they flow through. Any 5th grader can name some of them, but the Rhine River that raises in Switzerland and flows to the North Sea has influenced western civilization more than most. This bit of postcard history shows how.

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