Primitivist Piety: The Ecclesiology of the Early Plymouth Brethren

Primitivist Piety: The Ecclesiology of the Early Plymouth Brethren

by James Callahan
     
 

Discusses various aspects of the early Plymouth Christian Brethren and provides for readers an enlightened understanding of the people and their evangelical secessionist movement. The book is structured chronologically, with a focus on writings produced during the late 1830s through the early 1840s and writings that focus on that time period.See more details below

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Discusses various aspects of the early Plymouth Christian Brethren and provides for readers an enlightened understanding of the people and their evangelical secessionist movement. The book is structured chronologically, with a focus on writings produced during the late 1830s through the early 1840s and writings that focus on that time period.

Editorial Reviews

Theology Digest
Dr. Callahan shows that the early Brethren movement was dedicated to the authority of the apostolic church but not necessarily to its restoration,...
Church History
The greatest strength of Callahan's presentation is the new perspective he brings to the self-identity of the early Brethren.
Catholic Historical Review
Callahan follows an introductory historiographical essay with four heavily documented chapters in which he briefly chronicles the early formation of the group, its place both among and against other British dissenters, and its role in British millenarianism and prophecy conferences.
Theological Book Review
...this study will be a very welcome addition to the available literature.
The Catholic Historical Review
Callahan follows an introductory historiographical essay with four heavily documented chapters in which he briefly chronicles the early formation of the group, its place both among and against other British dissenters, and its role in British millenarianism and prophecy conferences.
Church History: Studies in Christianity and Culture
The greatest strength of Callahan's presentation is the new perspective he brings to the self-identity of the early Brethren.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810831261
Publisher:
The Scarecrow Press, Inc.
Publication date:
07/28/1996
Series:
Studies in Evangelicalism, #12
Pages:
287
Product dimensions:
5.62(w) x 8.78(h) x 0.88(d)

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