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The Cane Ridge Revival of 1801: The Great Revival that Transformed Kentucky

May 5, 2016

Kentucky author Eddie Price will offer his historical presentation "What I Saw At Cane Ridge: The Great Revival That Transformed Kentucky. The Cane Ridge Revival of 1801 attracted 25,000 people and "transformed Kentucky from a lawless frontier to the birthplace of the Bible Belt," explains a news release from the library, adding that the event is worth examining for its cultural and political impact on the state. Through dramatic interpretation, Price will share testimony from the Cane Ridge Revival, discuss the controversy surrounding what some consider the Second Pentecost and perform old hymns that some folks claimed to "make the flesh tremble."

A former educator, Price is working on a sequel to "Widder's Landing" and is a participant in the Kentucky Humanities Council Speakers Bureau.

Funded project of the Kentucky Humanities Council. The Kentucky Humanities Council is a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

For more information regarding this event:

Time: 5:30 pm

Contact: Jennifer Johnson Phone: (270) 887-4263
Hopkinsville Christian County Library
1101 Bethel Street
Hopkinsville, KY 42240-2051
United States
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