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A brief history of the Presbyterians

Author: James H Smylie
Publisher: Louisville, KY. : Geneva Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A Brief History of the Presbyterians offers laity and clergy a succinct and thorough introduction to the history of Presbyterianism. James Smylie reaches into the past and vividly recounts the story of a faithful people known as Presbyterians. He chronicles the origins of the Reformed tradition and carries the saga through each subsequent era up to the eve of the twenty-first century, focusing on Presbyterianism in
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James H Smylie
ISBN: 0664500013 9780664500016
OCLC Number: 34926798
Description: viii, 160 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. From the Acts of the Apostles to the Age of the Reformation --
2. The Birth of the Reformed Tradition in Europe --
3. The British Isles: Scotland, England, and Ireland --
4. The First American Presbytery and an "Errand into the Wilderness" --
5. Spiritual Awakening, Leadership, and Reunion --
6. Revolution and Constitutions: Civil and Ecclesiastical --
7. Revivals, Voluntarism, and "Freedom's Ferment" --
8. Continental Challenges and the Irrepressible Conflict --
9. The "Gilded Age" and an "Errand into the World" --
10. From World War I to World War II --
11. From the Flourishing 1950s to the Frustrating 1970s --
12. Reunion, Renewal, and Global Responsibilities.
Responsibility: James H. Smylie.

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A Brief History of the Presbyterians offers laity and clergy a succinct and thorough introduction to the history of Presbyterianism. James Smylie reaches into the past and vividly recounts the story of a faithful people known as Presbyterians. He chronicles the origins of the Reformed tradition and carries the saga through each subsequent era up to the eve of the twenty-first century, focusing on Presbyterianism in North America. All the major figures in the history of.

Presbyterianism such as John Calvin, Francis Makemie, and John Witherspoon are included, as well as a host of others. Smylie provides a fresh look at the uniquely Presbyterian contribution to American history and culture. Contemporary insights from ecumenists, laity, women, and minorities that reflect recent changes in the Presbyterian family are included.

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