camp meeting

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religious (usually evangelistic) meeting held in a large tent or outdoors and lasting several days

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The structure of the camp meeting moved participants toward commitment to Jesus Christ.
During a Christian summer camp meeting, he felt an overwhelming tug to go forwards and surrender his life 'to a God who loved me so much'.
The narrator's uncritical adherence to the dictates of classical form motivates him to lift certain "themes and melodies" from the participatory time of the camp meeting and transpose them into a form that mutes the rhythmic exchanges that give them their significance.
After a camp meeting which ended with Wendy Jones walking out in floods of tears, simple Simon said: "I feel it went surprisingly well.
The frontier camp meeting from its beginnings in Kentucky in 1800 was known for its simple song, generated in the emotional fervor of these annual revivals.
The results mean Barca's lead at the top of the Primer a Liga is cut to four points and sets up the Nou Camp meeting between the two sides perfectly.
Later that afternoon, we walked with a tour guide in historic Charleston, through the College of Charleston campus, on our way to an old time camp meeting at the Mt.
Subtitled The Camp Meeting, this three-movement, 19-minute work typically builds itself around popular American hymn tunes, even incorporating evocations of wheezy organ harmonisations and ending in pastoral, elegiac mood with the summoning of distant bells.
Our presbytery was asked to support an "Old-Fashioned Revival Crusade and Soul-Winning Camp Meeting Under a Tent.
They are also clear on their means: the "ideal speech situation" is believed to be an armed camp meeting, the ultimate argument the quickest bullet.
In 1885, the National Camp Meeting of the Holiness movement attracted thousands of people to Augusta.
He also provides some very insightful analogies, as when he claims that both a confirmation service in 19th-century Berlin and the famous camp meeting at Cane Ridge, Kentucky in 1801 are very similar in their aim of exciting an emotional response from worshipers (562).
At this camp meeting, well-known white TV preachers (Oral's son Richard Roberts, Paul Grouch, Kenneth Copeland, and Marilyn Hickey, to name a few) share the pulpit with their black counterparts.
But it floats on whites' inclination to see black Americans as spiritual folk, huddled organically around the camp meeting, communing with the racial essence through faith in things unseen.