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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Bell, James B., 1932-
War of religion.
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
|Material Type:||Biography, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
James B Bell
|Description:||xxii, 323 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||The seeds of discord: an English church established in Boston --
Discord enlarged: the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel --
A handmaiden for episcopacy: John Checkley of Boston --
The English origins of a colonial American controversy --
Noah Hobart decries Anglican expansion: Thomas Sherlock proposes an American bishop --
Jonathan Mayhew fears a bishop and challenges the purpose of the S.P.G. --
Pleas for an American bishop in the 1760s: Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Secker and Thomas Bradbury Chandler --
A radical response to a bishop: John Adams, Samuel Adams, and John Wilkes --
The controversy over a bishop in the colonies outside New England --
The impact of the First Continental Congress and the local committees of safety --
Critics of the Continental Congress and Common Sense: Jonathan Boucher and Charles Inglis --
A challenge to radical politics: Samuel Seabury Jr. and Thomas Bradbury Chandler --
Quiet and militant patriots --
William Knox seeks to extablish an ecclesiastical imperial policy for the American church --
The state of the clergy in 1775 and 1783 --
The English Church, a cause of the American Revolution --
Political sentiments of colonial clergymen of the Church of England during the American Revolutionary War, 1775-83 --
A summary of the birthplaces, birth years, and colleges attended by colonial American Church of England clergymen, 1775.
|Series Title:||Studies in modern history (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))|
|Responsibility:||James B. Bell.|
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