1840 CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE. 30 Issues of Rare Revival & Holiness Newspaper! Finney, Mahan, William Miller, &c

1840 CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE. 30 Issues of Rare Revival & Holiness Newspaper! Finney, Mahan, William Miller, &c

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A very rare assemblage of some 30 issues of the Christian Advocate and Journal, spanning December 16, 1840 through July 21, 1841.

Each issue is 17 x  24 inches and contains 8 pages, so 240 pages of really superb content. Each month has an extensive section of accounts of revivals, missions during the Westward expansion, and some fascinating material related to Charles Finney, Asa Mahan, William Miller and his 1843 predictions, etc. 

Just a small sampling includes: 

*Revival among Colored Persons in Philadelphia

*Revival at Rock River

*Nervous Disorders Among Ministers

*A Holy Ministry

*The Philadelphia Conference and the Missionary Cause

*Christian Perfection, Charles Finney, and the Oberlin Divines [Series]

*People delivered from the "Spirit of Rum." 

*Missions in Monte Video

*Extensive Account of Methodist Missions in Texas

*Mission to the People of Color in Anne Arun, Maryland

*Death from Tight Lacing [Gruesome account of corset related deaths among females]

*Education for the Ministry

*Revival at a Camp-Meeting in Baltimore

*Death of Missionary John Bumby in New Zealand and the Suspension of the Tongan Mission

*The Liberian Mission to the Freeman [series]

*The Senior Editor and the Radico-Abolitionists

*Account of the Outpouring at Shrewsbury [preaching and conversions in a tavern]

*Revival in the Sandwich Islands / Hawaii 

*Why are the Parents of Religious Children sometimes Irreligious

*Extensive account of Revival at Abingdon

*Missionary Prayer Meetings

*Continuation of the Mission to the Colored People at Baltimore

*Life of the Rev. Luther Lee

*Great Revival in Tyre, Tennessee

*Christ's Second Appearing Expected [Including accounts of William Miller preaching regarding 1843, etc.]

*Protracted Revival Meetings

*Insanity and Death by Methodism

*Revival at Coldwater, Michigan

*The Formation of the Universe [fascinating]

*Oberlin Divinity [Series / Asa Mahan]

*Instrumental Music [series]

*Preaching versus Teaching

Folded, removed from a larger binding at some point; A few spots of minor loss and some cropping very close to edges.