The Nature of Salvation: Theological Consensus in the Episcopal Church, 1801-73
University of Illinois Press, 1997 - 216 pages
Robert Prichard examines both high-church and evangelical theology in the nineteenth-century Episcopal church, claiming a commonality between the two that has been neglected in the study of Anglican history. Parting company with the interpretation dominant among historians of the Episcopal church for more than sixty years, he focuses on shared theological assumptions rather than on liturgical divisions. By focusing on these shared theological assumptions, he sheds new light on the Episcopal church, helping the reader to see the evangelical and high-church parties as concerned with theological as well as liturgical topics. Prichard's approach avoids overemphasis on division and opens the way for a broader comparison of the Episcopal church's relationship to other Protestant churches.
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Table des matières
THE INFLUENCE OF WILLIAM WHITE
BAPTISM AND THE COVENANT
HEAVEN AND HELL
THE END OF AN ERA
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