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The Congregationalists

Sweet, William Warren

The Congregationalists

a collection of source materials

by Sweet, William Warren

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Published by The University of Chicago Press in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Congregational churches in the United States -- History -- Sources.,
    • Congregational churches in the United States -- History.,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [405]-418.

      Statementby William Warren Sweet.
      SeriesHis Religion on the American frontier, 1783-1850., vol. III
      LC ClassificationsBX7131 .S9
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 435 p.
      Number of Pages435
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6396069M
      LC Control Number39033291

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The Congregationalists. Offering an overview of the history and development of Congregationalism in the United States, Youngs chronicles the denomination from its origins in Europe through its.

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New York,5 vols. Other light is thrown on the Congregational history and polity by Results of Councils, many of which, in cases of peculiar interest, have been published in The Congregationalists book form.

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National Emergency Library. Top American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library. Open : The movement to which the name came to be applied began in the 16th and 17th cent.

in England in a revolt against the Established Church. Robert Browne published in the first theoretical exposition of Congregational principles and expressed the position of some of those separatists. Erik Routley in his book, The Story of Congregationalism, makes this observation: “When Higher Criticism came, Congregationalists drank more deeply of it than did any of the others.

Congregationalism freed by its new federation from the bondage of parochialism, and freed traditionally by its intellectual ethos from any risk of becoming.

Who are the Congregationalists. The Congregational tradition dates back to sixteenth-century England, where Protestant reformers formed the ideal of independent local churches free from liturgical ceremony and hierarchical control by the Church of England. Congregationalism, Christian movement that arose in England in the late 16th and 17th centuries.

It occupies a theological position somewhere between Presbyterianism and the more radical Protestantism of the Baptists and Quakers.

It emphasizes the right and responsibility of each properly organized congregation to determine its own affairs, without having to submit these decisions to the. Read this book on Questia. Tenacious of Their Liberties: The Congregationalists in Colonial Massachusetts by James F.

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An oddly fascinating book about a determinedly staid organization, The Last Puritans traces how the Congregationalist church managed the transition from being the orthodox state church of Massachusetts to one of the most liberal critics would argue pallid and shapeless denominations out /5.

Summary: A chronological survey of Congregationalism throughout the course of its history and a collection of biographies of significant Congregationalists forms the core of this work. The book aims to show how the Puritan The Congregationalists book of seeing God, humanity, and salvation has continued to influence Americans.

A Brief History of Congregationalism The Congregationalists book Phillip A. Ross Renewal is often the rekindling of a former glory, and the former success of Congregationalism was indeed great.

Yet, history does not travel backwards. The majority of contemporary Congregational church members Read more →. Congregationalism - Congregationalism - Teachings: Throughout their history, Congregationalists have shared the beliefs and practices of the more liberal mainline Evangelical Protestant churches of the English-speaking world.

The English historian Bernard Manning once described their position as decentralized Calvinism, in contrast to the centralized Calvinism of Presbyterians. Congregationalists also looked to the ministers of the First Church in Boston to set examples for other churches to follow.

One of the most prominent of these ministers was John Cotton, considered by historians to be the "father of New England Congregationalism", who through his preaching helped to standardize Congregational practices. Only 15 pages of the history, the book's least satisfying, are devoted to the 20th century.

Following the series' format, Youngs's text focuses often on biographies of individual Congregationalists; a page "Biographical Dictionary of Congregationalist Leaders" adds to its usefulness. The Congregationalists by J.

William T. Youngs Youngs demonstrates how the Puritan way of seeing God, humanity, and salvation has continued to influence Americans and how the unique spiritual sensibility of the early Puritans endured throughout the colonial period and long afterwards.

Congregationalists believe that in the centuries after the spread of Christianity, attempts to gain influence over all the churches were made by leaders in centers like Rome, Antioch, Alexandria, Byzantium, and Jerusalem.

Typically, congregationalists view this supposed accumulation of power to be complete by the year ADwith the bishop. Oberlin College founded by Congregationalists. Eleven students serve as missionaries to Iowa (from Andover Theological Seminary).

Congregationalist Horace Bushnell writes book, "Views on Christian Nurture". Religious education. takes new turn. Albany Convention: the plan of union with Presbyterians ended. Like his first post on congregationalism, James MacDonald’s second post serves us who are congregationalists.

First, it’s always a blessing to have friendly critics seriously engage with your ideas. Second, polity is important. A church’s polity helps to protect the gospel from one generation to the next.

Many church leaders today don’t understand the importance of polity, and choose. Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Editors:R. Dale, J. Rogers Mode of access: Internet United with: British quarterly review, to form: Congregational review.

The following quotes caught my attention as I read Jonathan Leeman’s excellent new book, Understanding the Congregation’s Authority (B&H, ). “It is the very fact that elder-led congregationalism does not permit leaders simply to impose their will on the members, even the immature ones, that forces the leaders to do the work of training.”.

Although the importance of Congregationalism in early Massachusetts has engaged historians' attention for generations, this study is the first to approach the Puritan experience in Congregational church government from the perspective of both the pew and the pulpit.

For the past decade, author James F. Cooper, Jr. has immersed himself in local manuscript church : James F. Cooper, Jr. Throughout time, Congregationalists sponsored social reform. They were active in issues addressing women's rights and abolitionism.

"During the late 19th century, many Congregationalists, most notably pastor and writer Washington Gladden, were leaders in the Social Gospel movement," says the Congregational Library. The nineteenth century was a very good century for Congregationalism in England and Wales.

This chapter documents the significant numerical growth it achieved during this period, and its energetic efforts in the area of missions, both foreign and domestic. Congregationalists provided the lifeblood of the large, well-funded London Missionary Society, and the most celebrated missionary of the.

Thus, the churches of the Separatists and the Puritans became the Congregationalists of the United States. A fundamental belief of the Separatists was the idea of the gathered church, which was in contrast to the territorial basis of the Church of England whereby everyone in a certain area was assigned to the parish church.

The Book of Religions Comprising The Views, Creeds, Sentiments, or Opinions, Of All The Principal Religious Sects In The World Particularly Of All Christian Denominations.

Explore our list of Congregationalists - Christian Biography Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. The Congregationalists and the Baptists, however, filled their sails with the new wind of the Spirit that came with the Evangelical Revival, and grew dramatically.

The Congregationalists went from local churches in England and Wales in to 3, in Moreover, Congregationalist and Baptist growth was clearly surpassing population. The New England Theocracy: a History of the Congregationalists in New England to the Revivals ofISBNISBNLike New Used, Free shipping in the US Seller Rating: % positive.

According to Sara Georgini, who authored Household Gods: The Religious Lives of the Adams Family, Puritans turned into Congregationalists by the 18 th Century, and there was a bend toward Unitarianism among the more liberal wing by the 19 th Century, although Congregationalism remained its own strain.

James Fenimore Cooper is considered by many to be America's first great novelist. His most popular work, The Last of the Mohicans, has remained one of the most widely read novels throughout the world, greatly influencing the way many cultures have viewed both the.

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We have new and used copies available, in 16 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Answer: Congregationalism speaks of a form of church government.

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Congregational governance under the lordship of Christ is a basic Baptist polity based on the Bible. However, many challenges exist today to this ideal. Observers of Baptist church life cite a number of factors that are testing congregational governance. A corporate business model exists in some churches.

The pastor functions as a sort of CEO. Congregationalism (religion, spiritualism, and occult) Congregationalism is a form of church government as well as a denominational tradition. It refers to the fact that the power of the denomination lies in individual congregations rather than in a hierarchy of bishops or priests.

Voetius defended Presbyterian polity; and when divines in Zealand sent a list of questions to the Congregationalists of New England concerning church polity in which led to a response on behalf of New England congregationalists by John Norton, Willem Apollonius wrote a noted defense of Presbyterian polity.

A fresh view of Congregationalism in the light of the ecumenical movement is presented in my book Congregationalism: A Restatement (New York and London, ), and essays on modern Congregationalism can be found in Kongregationalismus (Frankfurt, ), edited by Norman Goodall as volume 11 of "Die Kirchen der Welt.".

Define congregationalism. congregationalism synonyms, congregationalism pronunciation, congregationalism translation, English dictionary definition of congregationalism. Thus supporters of this movement were later referred to as 'congregationalists.' John Adams, the second president of the then young USA was a devout congregationalist.

Congregationalists stressed the right of an individual congregation to determine its own practices. Each church decided upon its polity and elected its clergy without a central authority dictating policy.

Persecuted for defying the Anglican Church, Congregationalists in fled to Holland, where religious freedom was allowed.Congregationalists definition, a form of Protestant church government in which each local religious society is independent and self-governing.

See more.Membership in Congregational churches in Great Britain declined in the 20th cent. Congregationalists have been active in ecumenical activities, and in most British Congregationalists and Presbyterians merged to form the United Reform Church.

In America. Congregationalism was carried to America in by the Pilgrims Pilgrims.