The Shaping of Ulster Presbyterian Belief and Practice, 1770-1840

The Shaping of Ulster Presbyterian Belief and Practice, 1770-1840

by Andrew R. Holmes
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199288658

ISBN-13: 9780199288656

Pub. Date: 11/28/2006

Publisher: Oxford University Press

This is a historical study of the most influential and important Protestant group in Northern Ireland - the Ulster Presbyterians. Andrew R. Holmes argues that to understand Ulster Presbyterianism is to begin to understand the character of Ulster Protestantism more generally and the relationship between religion and identity in present-day Northern Ireland.

Overview

This is a historical study of the most influential and important Protestant group in Northern Ireland - the Ulster Presbyterians. Andrew R. Holmes argues that to understand Ulster Presbyterianism is to begin to understand the character of Ulster Protestantism more generally and the relationship between religion and identity in present-day Northern Ireland.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199288656
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2006
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 5.70(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
I. Time
11. The Lord's Day
2. Days of fasting and thanksgiving
3. Calendrical customs and alternative beliefs
II. Public worship in the meeting-house
4. Psalmody
5. Preaching
6. Communion and discipline
III. Rites of passage
7. Baptism
8. Marriage and sexual relationships
9. Death
IV. Religious instruction, fellowship, and activity beyond the meeting-house
10. Catechizing, education, and reading practices
11. Family worship, prayer meetings, and lay involvement in church life
Conclusion

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