American Presbyterianism its origin and early history : together with an appendix of letters and documents, many of which have recently been discovered by Charles Augustus Briggs

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Published by Scribner in New York .

Written in English

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  • Presbyterian Church in the U.S. -- History

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Includes bibliographical references and index

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Statementby Charles Augustus Briggs
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 373, cxlii p. :
Number of Pages373
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Open LibraryOL14808265M

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Longfield assesses both the theological and cultural development of American Presbyterianism, with particular focus on the mainline tradition that is expressed most prominently in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).

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During the eighteenth century Presbyterians of the Middle Colonies were separated by divergent allegiances, mostly associated with groups migrating from New England with an English Puritan background and from northern Ireland with a Scotch-lrish tradition.

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