Great Awakening (disambiguation)
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Refers to religious revivals in the U.S.
- First Great Awakening: The First Great Awakening was a religious revitalization movement that swept the American colonies in the 1730s and 1740s; there was a de-emphasis on ritual and ceremony and religion became intensely personal.
- Second Great Awakening: (1800–1830s): the second great religious revival in American history and consisted of renewed personal salvation experienced in revival meetings combined with dramatically increased interest in philanthropic projects.
- Third Great Awakening: The Third Great Awakening was a period of increased pietism and social activism in the last half of the 19th century; associated with the Social Gospel, Settlement House, and Charity Organization movements.
- Fourth Great Awakening: A religious awakening that some scholars (notably economic historian Robert Fogel) argue took place in the United States during the 1960s and 1970s.
- The Fourth Great Awakening and the Future of Egalitarianism: Book report, Robert William Fogel's The Fourth Great Awakening and the Future of Egalitarianism, 2000.