James McGready
b. 1763 – d. 1817 • Presbyterian • Revivalist
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McGready, James
McGready, James (c. 1758–1817). A *Scotch-Irish Presbyterian minister, McGready pastored a church in the Carolinas before moving to southwestern Kentucky and accepting a call to the Gaspar River Church. In July of 1800, he was the key leader in the development of a new method of evangelism, the *camp
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Mcgready, James
Mcgready, James (c. 1758–1817)Frontier revivalist; credited with originating the outdoor camp meetingMcGready was born in western Pennsylvania of Scottish parents. Educated at John McMillan’s log college in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, he was ordained in 1788 to the Presbyterian ministry. He preached