Issue 82 Phoebe Palmer: Mother of the Holiness Movement

What's inside

Saving Souls & Bodies

Contrary to stereotype, the joy of the holiness life often spilled over into social ministry.

William Kostlevy

Phoebe Palmer: Did You Know?

Interesting facts about the American Holiness revival.

Chris Armstrong

Phoebe Palmer: From the Editor

Phoebe Who?

Chris Armstrong

Living History

From fire on Mount Athos to Saxon king crosses.

Compiled by Ted Olsen and Chris Mosey


Did you know men slept on the Bridges?

Bramwell Booth

Holiness Fire-Starter

Transformed by her child’s fiery death, Phoebe Palmer lit the flames of revival on two continents.

Charles Edward White

The Da Vinci Code, Corrected

Why the lost gospels were really lost

Craig Keener

The Cleansing Wave

The 19th-century holiness revival took many forms as it swept across denominational boundaries.

Edwin Woodruff Tait

Christian History Timeline: The Holiness Movement

Chronology of the holiness movement 1824–1923

the Editors

I received my commission from Him, brother

How women preachers built up the holiness movement.

Jennifer Woodruff Tait

The Quest

Christians have long desired to live lives unmarred by sin—and have walked many roads on the quest.

Elesha Coffman

1854: Three Voices Wake a Sleeping Church

Social, spiritual, and political forces converged to create an environment for a revival.

Bruce Heydt

Innocent’s Corrupted Crusade

Good intentions couldn’t stop Innocent III’s crusade from going horribly wrong.

Steven Gertz

Changed Lives

How I entered George MacDonald’s world.

Madeleine L’Engle

Phoebe Palmer: Recommended Resources

A little help navigating the kaleidoscopic holiness revival

the Editors

All of Christian History in 6 Hours

This audio tour de force is strong meat for a mature Christian audience.

Chris Armstrong
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