Populist Saints

Author: Howard A. Snyder
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"Populist Saints" warmly tells the story of B. T. and Ellen Roberts, recounting this remarkable couples critique of powerful elites and illuminating the crisis of Methodism that gave rise to the Free Methodist Church.

Fire Among The Stubble Church Renewal In The Wesleyan Tradition

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[127] Ibid., Howard A. Snyder, Populist Saints (Grand Rapids, MI: William B.
Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2006), 342. [128] Ibid., 238. [129] The Works of
John Wesley, ed. Thomas Jackson (1872; repr., Grand Rapids: Zondervan
Publishing House, 1958), 8:355. [130] For a general overview of conflict
resolution strategies see Speed B. Leas, Moving Your Church through Conflict (
Bethesda, MD: The Alban Institute, 2002). [131] Benson Howard Roberts,
Holiness Teachings (North ...

Evangelicalism And Fundamentalism In The United Kingdom During The Twentieth Century

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Since sanctification was, in Wesley's teaching, a gift of grace to be received by
faith, the gift could be received entirely and instantaneously. Yet entire
sanctification consisted of perfect love for God and for one's fellow human beings
and needed to be maintained constantly and so could never be a static state.
Their interpretation of 'perfect. 25 McKenna, A Future with a History, 22. Also H.
Snyder, Populist Saints: B. T. and Ellen Roberts and the First Free Methodists (
Grand Rapids, ...

Anticipating Heaven Below

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693. On Roberts, see Snyder, Populist Saints, and Cullum, “Gospel Simplicity.”
694. Cited by Snyder, “B. T. Roberts' Early Critique of Methodism,” 125. 695. Ibid.,
133. 696. Snyder, Populist Saints, 795. See also Dayton, “'Good News to the
Poor,'” 85. 697. Snyder, Populist Saints, 800. 698. Ibid., 790–92. See also
Kostlevy, “Benjamin Titus Roberts and the 'Preferential Option for the Poor,'” 51–
67. 699. Cited in Snyder, Populist Saints, 548. 700. Smith, New Measures, 154.
701. Ibid., 156 ...

Politics Strangely Warmed

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The other biographies of B. t. roberts by his son Benson roberts (published in
1900) and by clarence Zahniser (published in 1957) each offer only passing
references to roberts' connection to populism (snyder, Populist Saints, 751–52 n.
29). 21. realizing the control they exerted over new york's farmers, the railroad
industry engaged in price-fixing to maximize their profit. during the 1870s and
80s it was more expensive to ship crops to new york city from rochester, ny, than
it was to ship ...

The Cambridge Companion To American Methodism

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Snyder, Populist Saints, 218—264; Peters, Christian Perfection, 128—130;
Cartwright, Autobiography, 336—337,- Charles E. White, "The Decline of the
Class Meeting,” Methodist History 38:4 (Iuly 2000): 258—267. A. Gregory
Schneider, The Way of the Cross Leads Home (Bloomington, IN: Indiana
University Press, 1993 ); Robert D. Clark, The Life ofMatthew Simpson (New York
: Macmillan Publishers, 195 6), 192. Snyder, Populist Saints, 423—535. George
R. Crooks, The Life of ...


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See Snyder, Populist Saints, 559. 53. Pamphlets Weld wrote or coauthored, such
as The Bible Against Slavery (1837) and Slavery as It Is (1839), along with his
gifts for organization and oratory and his loathing for any kind of hypocrisy make
him “the greatest of the Evangelical abolitionists and reformers” (Dayton,
Discovering an Evangelical Heritage, 27). 54. Snyder, Populist Saints, 620. 55.
Abzug, Passionate Liberator, 291. 56. Snyder, Populist Saints, 40. 57. Ibid., 177.
58. Ibid., 97.

The Gothic Enterprise

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In addition, there is considerable evidence of nepotism and favoritism operating
in the process.61 Even though the Church had monopolized control over the
canonization process, the phenomenon of populist saints did not die out. If
anything, it flourished. Most people seemed to prefer venerating individuals who
were closer to them in space and time than the saints recognized by the Church
of Rome, and the number of local saints continued to increase. Ultimately, a
compromise was ...

Populist Religion And Left Wing Politics In France 1830 1852

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When the archbishop of Sens (Yonne) and the curé of Béziers (Hérault) insisted
that the epidemic represented God's punishment for popular atheism and
immorality, their respective parishioners turned to fervent saint worship.” With
medicine powerless to stop the epidemic and organized religion unwilling to
intervene, the task of combatting cholera devolved to the healing saints. In many
rural regions peasants sought saintly cures from self-appointed healers, most of
whom were ...

South Asian Sufis

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Perhaps for this reason the 'ulama may well prefer saints who are safely interred
in their graves. There is also a difference in tone and ideology between saint and
maulvi. While Barelvi 'ulama are strident, militant, and populist, saints are soft-
spoken and peace-promoting. At the 'urs it is almost impossible even for a native
Urdu speaker to understand parts of the 'ulamas' speeches, once they take off in
flight. The thunder and passion of their sermons contrast sharply with the
wavering ...