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A groundbreaking choice of sacred Christian writings of yank starting place from Mormons, Shakers, Christian Scientists, and others.

"Scripture" is any paintings during which the authors, translators, editors, or discoverers all declare to have bought knowledge from a resource open air themselves, be it revelation, enlightened philosophy, or historical archive. For the 1st time in one quantity, American Scriptures gathers fifteen of those texts from spiritual pursuits with origins within the usa. Laurie F. Maffly-Kipp's concise unmarried quantity will enlighten not just readers drawn to the ancient and spiritual points of the scriptural texts, but in addition these whose curiosity has been piqued by means of such bestsellers as Angels and Demons and The Da Vinci Code.

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Baker revived the memory of this High Church theologian and prelate who, up until the passing of the Reform 48 49 50 See chapter 5, 265–267. B. Webster, Joshua Watson: The Story of a Layman, London: spck, 1954, 18–32. Who was, and who was not, a member of the Phalanx is not known with certainty. The most thorough attempt at a membership “list,” however, can be found in Clive Dewey, The Passing of Barchester, London: Hambledon, 1991, 149–168. 51 Webster, Joshua Watson, 18. 52 Mark Smith, ‘Hackney Phalanx’, odnb; Edward Churton, Memoir of Joshua Watson, 2 vols, London, 1861.

1, 2007, 26–48. Contexts 17 the British monarchy at all. Thus one sees a strong High Church tradition emerge from within the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America, pioneered and championed by bishops such as Samuel Seabury (1729–1796) and John Henry Hobart (1775–1830). ”24 The phrase “properly understood” reflected the High Church belief that despite its close historical proximity to the apostolic age and thus to apostolic truth, the early Church had nonetheless erred at various times.

129 Nockles, Oxford Movement in Context; Mather, High Church Prophet; Nigel Aston, ‘Horne and Heterodoxy: The Defence of Anglican Beliefs in the Late Enlightenment’, English Historical Review, vol. 108, no. 429, 1993, 895–919. Contexts 35 major social, political and religious events of that period, there remain unexamined areas that require further study. One of these is the lay aspects of High Churchmanship, an important—but largely neglected—area of Anglican history that is the focus of this book.

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