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The Connexion, the Church of England and Dissent

Alan Harding

in The Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion: A Sect in Action in Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198263692
eISBN:
9780191601149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263694.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The Connexion’s secession from the Church of England in the early 1780s was triggered by a successful legal challenge to the Countess’s right to place her London chapel, Spa Fields, under her ... More


Introduction

Jeremy Gregory

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume II: Establishment and Empire, 1662 -1829

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199644636
eISBN:
9780191838941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199644636.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This introductory chapter discusses the two ‘E-word’ coordinates of the volume—‘Establishment’ and ‘Empire’—which were arguably the most significant factors affecting the Anglican Church between 1662 ... More


Toleration, Dissent, and the State in Britain

Andrew C. Thompson

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume II: The Long Eighteenth Century c. 1689-c. 1828

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198702245
eISBN:
9780191838910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198702245.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Dissenters within Britain had to face a range of challenges when it came to their relationship with the state. While the Toleration Act (1689) allowed Dissenters in England willing to subscribe to ... More


Life After Bunyan: Ebenezer Chandler and the Bedford Congregation, 1689–1710

Michael Davies

in Church Life: Pastors, Congregations, and the Experience of Dissent in Seventeenth-Century England

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198753193
eISBN:
9780191814822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753193.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter explores the ‘church life’ of the Congregational meeting at Bedford during the two decades following the death in 1688 of its most famous pastor, John Bunyan, and the passing of the 1689 ... More


The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume II: Establishment and Empire, 1662 -1829

Jeremy Gregory (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199644636
eISBN:
9780191838941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199644636.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

The Oxford History of Anglicanism is a major new and unprecedented international study of the identity and historical influence of one of the world’s largest versions of Christianity. This global ... More


Presbyterians in the Restoration

George Southcombe

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume I: The Post-Reformation Era, 1559-1689

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198702238
eISBN:
9780191840135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198702238.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines the ways in which Presbyterian identity was reluctantly refashioned in the late seventeenth century. It discusses the failure of the Presbyterian political and religious ... More


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