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The American quest for the primitive church

Author: Richard T Hughes
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Congress
Church history
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History
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
American quest for the primitive church.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1988
(OCoLC)578908543
Online version:
American quest for the primitive church.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1988
(OCoLC)609876213
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard T Hughes
ISBN: 0252060296 9780252060298 025201538X 9780252015380
OCLC Number: 17548912
Description: viii, 257 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: On recovering the theme of recovery / Richard T. Hughes --
pt. 1. Puritanism and the Enlightenment: Biblical primitivism: an approach to New England Puritanism / Theodore Dwight Bozeman --
Roger Williams and "the restauration of Zion" / C. Leonard Allen --
Primitivism in the American Enlightenment / Winton U. Solberg --
Puritan and Enlightenment primitivism: a response / E. Brooks Holifield and Sidney E. Mead --
pt. 2. Biblical scholarship and fundamentalism: Biblical primitivism in American biblical scholarship, 1630-1870 / Thomas H. Olbricht --
Contending for the faith once delivered: primitivist impulses in American fundamentalism / Joel A. Carpenter --
Primitivism in fundamentalism and American biblical scholarship: a response / Mark Noll --
pt. 3. European traditions in America: "Biblical primitivism" in early American Methodism / Albert C. Outler --
Biblical primitivism in the American Baptist tradition / Robert T. Handy --
Restoration ideology among early Episcopal Evangelicals / David L. Holmes --
Perplexity over a protean principle: a response / Henry Warner Bowden --
pt. 4. Indigenous American traditions: The reality of the Restoration and the Restoration ideal in the Mormon tradition / Jan Shipps --
Playing for keeps: the primitivist impulse in early Pentecostalism / Grant Wacker --
The Restoration ideal in the Churches of Christ / Bill J. Humble --
Comparing three approaches to Restorationism: a response / Samuel S. Hill, Jr.
Responsibility: Richard T. Hughes, editor.

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"The quest for the restoration of the church's pristine purity is one of the most powerful forces in American Protestantism, yet one of the most neglected by scholars of American religious history. Read more...

 
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