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A 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.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX8931.2 .L64 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p. ;
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3179072M
    ISBN 100664246222
    LC Control Number83021652

    The Brief Statement of Faith is a statement of faith adopted by the Presbyterian Church (USA) in as part of its Book of Confessions.. The statement was forged during the union of the United Presbyterian Church in the United States of America and the Presbyterian Church in the United States in the formation of the Presbyterian Church (USA). Although Reformed in its origins, . The roots of the Presbyterian Church trace back to John Calvin, a 16th-century French trained for the Catholic priesthood, but later converted to the Reformation Movement and became a theologian and minister who revolutionized the Christian church in Europe, America, and ultimately the rest of the world.

      The Presbyterian Church of America was organized in December when a group of conservative Presbyterians broke away from the Presbyterian Church in the United States (Southern). At issue was the theological liberalism of the larger group—specifically, a denial of the deity of Jesus Christ and the inerrancy of the Bible.   Throughout the history of the Presbyterian Church, there have been splits and mergers based on theological and practical issues. The Great Awakening, which began in Presbyterian churches during the Colonial period, prompted a disagreement between the “Old Side” Presbyterians and the “New Side” Presbyterians.

    A Brief History of the Presbyterian Church in this Country at the Presbyterian Historical Society. Presbyterian -- Mission and Ministry -- General Assembly Mission Council (GAMC) Social Issues Family Tree of Presbyterian Denomination Presbyterians in America: A Timeline. Magazines/Web Pages/Blogs: The Layman - A conservative watchdog of PC(USA). the Book of Common Worship,the fifth service book to be published in this century to serve American Presbyterians. As with each of its four predecessors, this edi-tion of the Book of Common Worshipwas prepared with the intention of seeking a liturgical expression that is faithful to the tradition of the church catholic, truly.


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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. Consequently such representative government of a Presbyterian type as existed in the early church had to wait.

The century saw the formation of additional denominations, such as the Cumberland Presbyterian Church and the United Presbyterian Church of North America. When the country could not reconcile the issue of slavery and the federal union, the southern Presbyterians split from the PCUSA, forming the PCCSA in 4.

Presbyterians follow a “confessional tradition.” The Presbyterian church believes in a “confessional” type tradition. This means that, in many Presbyterian congregations, believers reaffirm their faith using “confessions,” such as the Apostle’s Creed, the Nicene Creed or another statement of faith.

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In the two largest Presbyterian churches in the United States reunited. The “Plan for Reunion” called for the preparation of a brief statement of the Reformed faith for possible inclusion in The Book of Confessions.

ArLEEN S. KRADITOR Sir George Williams University Presbyterians and the Negro: A History. By Andrew E. Murray. (Philadelphia: Presbyterian Historical Society, Pp. xiv, $) This is a book with a mission. History of the Presbytery of Washington: Including a Brief Account of the Planting of the Presbyterian Church in Western Pennsylvania and Parts Adjacent, with Sketches of Pioneer Ministers and Ruling Elders ; Also Sketches of Later Ministers and Ruling Elders.

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