A fascinating summary of revival history (broad overview), with some points and lessons to consider. Previous posts cover some previous revivals in detail.
The more I hear about all the stuff going on in the name of "revival" and the "Holy Spirit," the more we are going to need discernment. God is indeed raising up His church, but it is to our chagrin if we don't note the mistakes of previous moves of God.
Further up and further in.