The Episcopal Church in the United States, 1789-1931. (Book, 1951) []
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The Episcopal Church in the United States, 1789-1931.

The Episcopal Church in the United States, 1789-1931.

Author: James Thayer Addison
Publisher: New York, Scribner, 1951.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Addison, James Thayer, 1887-1953.
Episcopal Church in the United States, 1789-1931.
New York, Scribner, 1951
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Thayer Addison
OCLC Number: 388037
Description: xii, 400 pages 24 cm
Contents: Part I : The background --
Anglicanism in England, 1559-1789 --
The church of England in the thirteen colonies, 1607-1775 --
The church during revolution and reorganization, 1776-1789 --
Part II : The church from 1789 to 1835 --
The general convention of 1789 : constitution, canons, and prayer book --
The church convalescent --
New leaders --
The church begins to teach --
Missionary awakening --
Part III : The church from 1836 to 1865 --
Missionary expansion --
The Oxford movement and its American results --
Types of leadership : William Augustus Muhlenberg and Alonzo Potter --
The Muhlenberg Memorial --
Slavery and the Civil War --
Part IV : The church from 1866 to 1900 --
The increase and decline of party strife --
The church and education --
Missions : domestic and foreign --
The new science and the liberals --
Types of leadership : William Hobart Hare and Phillips Brooks --
Approaches to church unity --
"The social gospel" --
Part V : The church from 1901 to 1931 --
Changes in organization --
Events and movements of the time --
"Christianizing the social order" --
Progress in Christian education --
The expanding church : at home and abroad --
Types of leadership : William Lawrence and Charles Henry Brent --
"Faith and order"


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