Seeking a Better Country: 300 Years of American Presbyterianism

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780875525747
  • Publisher: P&R Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/28/2007
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 1,437,807
  • Product dimensions: 6.38 (w) x 9.38 (h) x 0.98 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface     vii
Introduction: Of Sobriety and Legends     1
Scotland to America     13
In Search of Presbyterian Identity     33
Enthusiasm and Order     50
From a Colonial to a National Church     70
Presbyterianism's Ferment     91
Revivalism and Division (Again)     109
The Flowering of American Presbyterianism     128
War and Division     147
Ecumenism and Progress     169
The Presbyterian Conflict (North)     188
Presbyterian Consolidation     205
The Assimilation of Southern Presbyterians     222
Vanishing Presbyterianism     238
Conclusion: No Abiding City     255
Notes     263
Index of Subjects and Names     279
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