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brief history of the Presbyterians

Lefferts Augustine Loetscher

brief history of the Presbyterians

by Lefferts Augustine Loetscher

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Published by Westminster Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Presbyterian Church -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Lefferts A. Loetscher.
    ContributionsHunt, George Laird.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX8931.2
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21584031M
    ISBN 100664246222

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    A Brief History of the Presbyterians | A Brief History of the Presbyterians offers laity and clergy a succinct and thorough introduction to the history of Presbyterianism. James Smylie reaches into the past and vividly recounts the story of a faithful people known as : Geneva Press. This book accomplishes what it sets out to do; give a brief history of Presbyterians and acquaint the reader with beliefs that most Presbyterians share. Considering that this is my first venture into the history of Presbyterians, I can't say much about whether anything important was left out. It was more interesting that I anticipated/5.

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Contemporary insights from ecumenists, laity, women, and minorities that reflect recent changes in the Presbyterian family are included. A Brief History Of The Presbyterians is compact, authoritative, and a perfect introduction to the Presbyterian movement.

-- Midwest Book ReviewCited by: 7. Overall I was somewhat disappointed. While simplifying things is necessary in a 'brief' history, sometimes events, ideas, etc were simplified to the point of being inaccurate. Having read the book I know some history of the Presbyterian Church, but I still know precious little about what makes them Presbyterian/5.

A Brief History of the Presbyterians offers laity and clergy a succint and thorough introduction to the history of Presbyterianism. James Smylie chronicles the origins of the Reformed tradition and carries the sage through each subsequent era up to the eve of the twenty-first century, focusing on Presbyterianism in North America/5(6).

A Brief History of the Presbyterians offers laity and clergy a succint and thorough introduction to the history of Presbyterianism. James Smylie chronicles the origins of the Reformed tradition and carries the sage through each subsequent era up to the eve of the twenty-first century, focusing on Presbyterianism in North America.

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[Lefferts A Loetscher] -- A basic and reliable surve yof the United PresbyterianCchurch history, that was updated for this fourth edition. A Brief History of the Presbyterians offers laity and clergy a succint and thorough introduction to the history of Presbyterianism.

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Part I of the Constitution is the Book of Confessions, which contains the official texts of the confessional documents. Part II of the Constitution, the Book of Order, is published separately and consists of four sections: The Foundations of Presbyterian Polity, the Form of Government, the Directory for Worship, and the Rules of Discipline.

A review and summary of Christian Church history from the Presbyterian point of view. Its origins may be found in the early Church as described in the New Testament, says the author, only to be eclipsed as church government became increasingly autocratic.

Of the first Presbyterians in North America, some considered their churches as parishes, encompassing all residents in an area rather than just those with “pure” religion. Other Presbyterians employed the Book of Common Prayer.

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The chief distinctive features set forth in the Westminster declarations of belief are Presbyterian church government, Calvinistic theology, and the absence of prescribed forms of worship. Presbyterians trace their history to the 16th century and the Protestant Reformation.

Presbyterians were among the earliest Reformed immigrants to America. A Brief History of the Presbyterian Church in America The Presbyterian Church in America has a strong commitment to evangelism, missionary work at home and abroad, and to Christian education.

From its inception, the church has determined its purpose to be “faithful to the Scriptures, true to the reformed faith, and obedient to the Great Commission.”. Buy A Brief History of the Presbyterians by SMYLIE (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1).

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J Read More. Blog Post.History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Loetscher, Lefferts Augustine, Brief history of the Presbyterians. Philadelphia: Westminster Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Lefferts A Loetscher.Presbyterians confess their beliefs through statements that have been adopted over the years and are contained in The Book of Confessions.

These statements reflect our understanding of God and what God expects of us at different times in history, but all are faithful to the fundamental beliefs described above.