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Culture and Concupiscence: The Changing Definition of Sanctity in the Wesleyan Holiness Movement, 1867-1920

Introduction In the 1880s, consonant with the custom of many in the Wesleyan/Holiness Movement, the ministers and many laypersons in Daniel S. Warner’s Church of God Reformation Movement refused to wear neckties. Many believed them to be signs of the “superfluity of naughtiness” (James 1:21 KJV) or of sheer pride. Many, but not all. Warner […]

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