Dwight Lyman Moody

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Noun1.Dwight Lyman Moody - United States evangelist (1837-1899)Dwight Lyman Moody - United States evangelist (1837-1899)
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Mel Wilhoit's discussion of American gospel hymnody ably recounts the story of Ira David Sankey and Dwight Lyman Moody's impact on British evangelicalism in the 1870s and 1880s while also examining them within the context of nineteenth-century revivalism in general.
Blum paints on a broad canvas, introducing numerous characters and episodes ranging from Dwight Lyman Moody and his religious revivals of the 1870s and 1880s, to the Yellow Fever epidemic of 1878, to the reformist efforts of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union beginning in the 1880s.
Dwight Lyman Moody, the most powerful and famous evangelical leader in the United States in the mid-1870s, also served to unite North and South while religiously legitimizing the exclusion of blacks from the body politic.