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Volume 2

Religion in the Age of Enlightenment

Brett C. McInelly, Brigham Young University

Book Review Editor
Kathryn Stasio, Saint Leo University

ISSN 1947-444X
Set ISBN-10: 0-404-63310-2 / Set ISBN-13: 978-0-404-63310-3

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Volume 1

Vol. 1 ISBN-10: 0-404-63311-0
Vol. 1 ISBN-13: 978-0-404-63311-0
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Kevin L. Cope, The Holy Surprise Party: Glimpses of Divinity in Suddenly Emerging Literary, Artistic, and Geographical Settings, 1660–1785
David B. Paxman, The Mentor’s Anxiety: Conduct Books and the Proliferation of Virtuous Guidance
Kathryn Stasio and Michael J. Stasio, The Primitive Church, the Primitive Mind, and Methodism in the Eighteenth Century
Jennifer Snead, Evangelical Literacies: Predestination and Print, 1739–1740
Laura Leibman, Early American Mikvaot: Ritual Baths as the Hope of Israel
Dwight D. Codr, “Expectation and amendment maketh me to become an usurer”: Usury, Providentialism, and the Age of Projects
Ryan K. Frace, Vice, Virtue, and Industry: The Church of Scotland’s Employment of Political Economy, c. 1700–c. 1750
Scott Breuninger, Irish Clergy and the Deist Controversy: Two Episodes in the Early British Enlightenment
Rosemary Dixon, Sermon Publishing, Clerical Reading, and John Wilkins’s Ecclesiastes, 1646–1750
Bob Tennant, On the Good Name of the Dead: Peace, Liberty, and Empire in Robert Morehead’s Waterloo Sermon
Eric Sean Nelson, Leibniz and China: Religion, Hermeneutics, and Enlightenment
Elizabeth Thompson, “This Interesting Female Shone as the Morning Star”: Protestant Missions, American Indian Schoolgirls, and the Rhetoric of True Womanhood

Isabel Rivers and David L. Wykes, eds. Joseph Priestley: Scientist, Philosopher, and Theologian. Reviewed by Michael Austin.
Elizabeth S. Radcliffe, ed. A Companion to Hume. Reviewed by Eva Dadlez.
Robert G. Ingram. Religion, Reform, and Modernity in the Eighteenth Century: Thomas Secker and the Church of England. Reviewed by Bob Tennant.
Michael Schaich, ed. Monarchy and Religion: The Transformation of the Royal Culture in Eighteenth-Century Europe. Reviewed by Kathleen E. Urda.


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Volume 2

Vol. 2 ISBN-10: 0-404-63312-9
Vol. 2 ISBN-13: 978-0-404-63312-7
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Elizabeth Kraft, Samuel Johnson at Prayer
Jeremy Gregory, Religion in the Age of Enlightenment: Putting John Wesley in Context
Joanna Cruickshank
, “If God . . . see fit to call you out”: “Public” and “Private” in the Writings of Methodist Women, 1760–1840
Barbara Prosser, “Improving the present moment”: John Wesley’s Use of the Arminian Magazine in Raising Early Methodist Awareness and Understanding of National Issues (January 1778–February 1791)
Steven Stryer, Allegiance, Sympathy, and History: The Catholic Loyalties of Alexander Pope
Norman Vance, More Light? Biblical Criticism and Enlightenment Attitudes
Joy A. J. Howard, Jonathan Edwards’s Metaphors of Sin in Indian Country
Michael Rotenberg-Schwartz, Holy Land Travel and the Representation of Prayer in the Enlightenment
David Manning, Theological Enlightenments and Ridiculous Theologies: Contradistinction in English Polemical Theology
Christopher Smyth, “Chastisements of a Heavenly Father”: The Meaning of the London Earthquakes of 1750
Samara Anne Cahill, Porn, Popery, Mahometanism, and the Rise of the Novel: Responses to the London Earthquakes of 1750
Muriel Schmid, Reading Diderot’s La Religieuse as an Evangelical Novel
Bob Tennant, Enlightenment Sermon Studies: A Multidisciplinary Activity

Phyllis Mack. Heart Religion in the British Enlightenment: Gender and Emotion in Early Methodism.
Reviewed by Dustin D. Stewart.
Ann Thomson. Bodies of Thought: Science, Religion, and the Soul in the Early Enlightenment.
Reviewed by Robin Runia.
Margaret R. Ewalt. Peripheral Wonders: Nature, Knowledge, and Enlightenment in the Eighteenth-Century Orinoco. Reviewed by Laura Miller.
Wayne Hudson. Enlightenment and Modernity: The English Deists and Reform. Reviewed by Scott Breuninger.
Joseph Duke Filonowicz. Fellow-Feeling and the Moral Life. Reviewed by Patrick Mello.
William McCarthy. Anna Letitia Barbauld: Voice of the Enlightenment. Reviewed by Robert K. Lapp.
Vera J. Camden, ed. Trauma and Transformation: The Political Progress of John Bunyan. Reviewed by Jeffrey Galbraith.
Jordan Howard Sobel. Walls and Vaults: A Natural Science of Morals (Virtue Ethics according to David Hume) . Reviewed by Christopher Fauske.
Nigel Aston. Art and Religion in Eighteenth-Century Europe. Reviewed by Karen Bryant.
Gary Kowalski. Revolutionary Spirits: The Enlightened Faith of America’s Founding Fathers. Reviewed by Kevin L. Cope.

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Volume 3
August 2012

Vol. 3 ISBN-10: 0-404-63313-7
Vol. 3 ISBN-13: 978-0-404-63313-4
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Diane Long Hoeveler, Anti-Catholicism and the Gothic Imaginary: The Historical and Literary Contexts
James L. Thorson, Jonathan Swift and the Afterlife: Heaven, Hell, or Maybe Not
Laura M. Stevens, The New Pilgrim’s Progress, Anglican Longings, and Eighteenth-Century Missionary Fantasies
John J. Burke, Jr., Facing the Future with the Shield of Aeneas: Virgil and the Testing of Dryden’s Catholic Faith in the 1690s
Martha F. Bowden, Preaching on the Brink of Ecclesiastical Change: William Sancroft’s Sermon at the Consecration of Seven Bishops, Advent Sunday, 1660
Horace L. Fairlamb, Religion, Evolution, and Sensibility: Vico and Hume on the History of Religion
Nicole Coonradt, The Enlightenment Tradition of Hume and Smith in Austen: Windows to Understanding
Matt Slykhuis, Beautifully Damned: Imagination, Revelation, and Exile in Coleridge’s “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” and Byron’s Cain: A Mystery
Patrick Mello, “A Prodigious Execution”: The Confessional Politics of Robert Paltock’s The Life and Adventures of Peter Wilkins
Mary Ann Rooks, Wherein Lies Virtue? Secular Matters and Godly Matters in the Works of Sarah Fielding
Rachel Cope, Emptied and Filled: Catherine Livingston Garrettson’s Quest for Sanctification
Paul E. Kerry, Diesen Kuß der ganzen Welt!: Locating German Enlightenment through the Idea of Tolerance

P. J. Marshall. The British Discovery of Hinduism in the Eighteenth Century. Reviewed by Michael Austin.
Joris van Eijnatten. Preaching, Sermon, and Cultural Change in the Long Eighteenth Century. Reviewed by Anna Battigelli.
Jeffrey D. Burson. The Rise and Fall of Theological Enlightenment. Reviewed by Kevin L. Cope.
Patrick Müller. Latitudinarianism and Didacticism in Eighteenth-Century Literature: Moral Theology in Fielding, Sterne, and Goldsmith. Reviewed by Christopher J. Fauske.
Phillip C. Almond. Heaven and Hell in Enlightenment England. Reviewed by Ryan K. Frace.
Jason E. Vickers. Wesley: A Guide for the Perplexed. Reviewed by Richard P. Heitzenrater.
Gil Skidmore, ed. Strength in Weakness: Writings of Eighteenth-Century Quaker Women. Reviewed by Laura Miller.
Kathryn Duncan, ed. Religion in the Age of Reason: A Transatlantic Study of the Long Eighteenth Century. Reviewed by David B. Paxman.
Daniella Kostroun and Lisa Vollendorf, eds. Women, Religion, and the Atlantic World (1600–1800). Reviewed by Robin Runia.
William Gibson and Geordan Hammond, eds. Wesley and Methodist Studies, Vol. 2. Reviewed by Kathryn Stasio.
Robert D. Cornwall and William Gibson, eds. Religion, Politics, and Dissent, 1660–1832: Essays in Honour of James E. Bradley. Reviewed by Dustin D. Stewart.
Daniel Brewer. The Enlightenment Past: Reconstructing Eighteenth-Century French Thought. Reviewed by Charles T. Wolfe and Veronica Ganora.