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Church unity without uniformity : a study of seventeenth-century English church movements and of Richard Baxter's proposals for a comprehensive church

Author: A Harold Wood
Publisher: London : Epworth Press, 1963.
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Wood, A. Harold (Alfred Harold).
Church unity without uniformity.
London : Epworth Press, 1963
(OCoLC)644123570
Named Person: Richard Baxter; Richard Baxter
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A Harold Wood
OCLC Number: 2792820
Notes: "A 1662 tercentenary volume."
Description: 323 pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: I. Baxter's ecclesiastical principles : Every minister a 'bishop of the flock' ; Reformation through discipline ; 'The primitive episcopacy' or parochial episcopacy ; The association of pastors ; Episcopal ordination not essential, and no re-ordination ; Freedom in forms of worship ; A national comprehensive church: 'The Confederate Parish Churches of England' ; Unity without uniformity --
II. Early protests against uniformity : In Elizabeth's reign ; Under James I --
III. Laudian uniformity attempted : 'Romanizing' ritual ; A new theory of the church and episcopacy ; The beginning of the Bishops' Wars ; The Long Parliament's policy towards the Laudian Church ; Uprooting episcopacy 'root and branch' the next step? ; Moderate Episcopal concessions in 1641 resembling Puritan demands in 1661 --
IV. Presbyterian uniformity attempted : The Westminster Assembly and the Solemn League and Covenant ; 'A lame Erastian Presbytery' ; Presbyterian versus independent ; The failure of Parliamentary Presbyterianism --
V. Experiments in unity without uniformity (1649-60) : The federated Puritan state churches ; Baxter's voluntary county associations ; Archbishop Usher's discussions with Baxter ; Negotiations for Presbyterian and independent unity ; Efforts to unite Episcopal parties in the Church of England --
VI. Charles II's negotiations with ecclesiastical parties (1660) : The return of the king and the bishops to England ; 'The first address and proposals of the ministers' ; Archbishop Usher's 'reduction of episcopacy unto the form of synodical government received in the ancient church' ; 'The bishops' answer to the first proposals of the London ministers' ; Baxter's 'defence of the ministers' proposals' VII. The king's declaration (25th October 1660) and high hopes of unity : Baxter's 'petition to the king upon our sight of the first draft of the declaration' ; The ministers' audience with the king on 22nd October ; The draft declaration, the ministers' suggested alterations, and the actual amendments ; Was re-union without re-ordination proposed? ; Failure --
at the nearest approach to unity --
VIII. Baxter and the bishops at the Savoy Conference (1661) : The king's warrant ; Sketch of the 'Presbyterian' ministers at the Savoy Conference ; Baxter's 'reformed liturgy' presented to the Savoy Conference ; Baxter's 'exceptions to the Prayer Book' ; The 'exceptions to the Prayer Book' presented by the ministers ; Baxter's 'petition for peace and concord presented to the bishops with the proposed reformation of the liturgy' ; 'Answer of the bishops' ; 'Rejoinder of the ministers' ; The complete failure of the conference --
and the reasons ; A summing up of Baxter's proposals for church unity ; A sketch of proposals for reform: 1603, 1641, 1660, 1661 --
IX. The destruction of unity by the Act of Uniformity (1662) : The bill before parliament ; The requirements of the Act of Uniformity ; The expulsion of the Nonconformists ; Indulgence refused and harsher laws passed (1663-70) X. Baxter's continued efforts for unity after 1662 : The Nonconformist Baxter a communicant in parish churches ; Baxter's negotiations with Bridgman and Bishop Wilkins, 1668 --
and the hindrance of re-ordination ; The king's Declaration of Indulgence, 1672 ; The distribution of dissent in 1672 ; Baxter's proposals to the Earl of Orrery and Bishop Morley, 1673 ; Negotiations with Tillotson and others, 1675-80 --
XI. Toleration without unity (1689) : The church and dissent brought closer by James II's rule and the Revolution of 1688 ; The Bill for Comprehension ; Tillotson's plan for re-union (Jerusalem Chamber Commission, 1689) ; Convocation and the hardening against dissent ; Toleration for Protestant dissenters granted by Parliament ; Attempts to unite Presbyterians and Congregationalists, 1691 ; Renewed hatred of dissent --
XII. Some of the effects of disunity in the eighteenth century : The disabilities of dissent and of the establishment ; The ravages of heresy and inertia ; The decline of the Presbyterians --
XIII. Can there be unity without uniformity today? : A United Evangelical Church for a divided world ; A constitutional episcopacy ; Baxter's association of pastors ; Extension of orders (supplemental ordination) --
but no re-ordination ; Diversity of worship ; A national comprehensive church ; Uniformity no longer contemplated ; Is there a will to unity?
Responsibility: by A. Harold Wood ; with a foreword by E. Gordon Rupp.

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