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Presbyterianism in the colonies

with special reference to the principles and influence of the Free church of Scotland ...

by R. Gordon Balfour

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Published by Macniven & Wallace in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Free Church of Scotland.,
  • Presbyterian Church -- History.,
  • Great Britain -- Colonies -- Church history.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby R. Gordon Balfour ...
    SeriesThe Chalmers lectures. 5th ser. 1899
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX9105 .B3 1899
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 341 p.
    Number of Pages341
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23367422M
    LC Control Number25019354
    OCLC/WorldCa3366553

      This book provides a history of Presbyterians in American culture from the early eighteenth to the late twentieth century. Longfield assesses both the theological and cultural development of American Presbyterianism, with particular focus on the mainline tradition that is expressed most prominently in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). He explores how Presbyterian churches--and 3/5(1). Scots-Irish immigrants from Ulster brought Presbyterianism to the British colonies of North America beginning in the late 17th century. Apart from Puritan congregations that used the presbyterian form of government, the first churches were founded in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Delaware.

    Queen Elizabeth wanted to put an end to the religious controversy in the American colonies. She wanted a Protestant church, so the credd of the church of England was thoroughly Protestant. She hoped to win over the reluctant by preserving the outward trappings if the old church- its bishops, elaborate garments for priests, and so on.   The beliefs and practices set forth by the Presbyterian Church have their roots in the teachings of John Calvin, a 16th-century French 's theology was similar to Martin Luther' agreed with the father of the Protestant Reformation on the doctrines of original sin, justification by faith alone, the priesthood of all believers, and the sole authority of the Scriptures.

      Presbyterianism seems to have had little or no liberalizing affect on the racial views of its adherents. During the Colonial period, few efforts were made to bring slaves into the church. Those ministers who did evangelize among the slaves took the position of other denominations in the British colonies that conversion to Christianity would not. Part of a book by Thomas Cary Johnson entitled Virginia Presbyterianism and Religious Liberty in Colonial and Revolutionary Times. An engraving of Jonathan Edwards, one of the leaders of the First Great Awakening.


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