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The rise of the Dissenting Brethren

Hunter Powell

in The Crisis of British Protestantism: Church Power in the Puritan Revolution, 1638-44

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096341
eISBN:
9781781708811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096341.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Once it became clear that the assembly would settle upon a version of Presbyterian polity, attention was turned to accommodation. Contrary to current historiography, accommodation was made difficult ... More


The Crisis of British Protestantism: Church Power in the Puritan Revolution, 1638-44

Hunter Powell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096341
eISBN:
9781781708811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096341.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book seeks to bring coherence to two of the most studied periods in British history, Caroline non-conformity (pre-1640) and the British revolution (post-1642). It does so by focusing on the ... More


Introduction

Hunter Powell

in The Crisis of British Protestantism: Church Power in the Puritan Revolution, 1638-44

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096341
eISBN:
9781781708811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096341.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The chapter introduces the reader to the various religious and political parties in the Puritan revolution. The standard storyline of the Westminster assembly described as an ecclesiological warfare ... More


The Apologeticall Narration: International politics and the real ‘Grand Debate’1

Hunter Powell

in The Crisis of British Protestantism: Church Power in the Puritan Revolution, 1638-44

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096341
eISBN:
9781781708811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096341.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

1644 was the watershed moment in the ecclesiastical debates of the Puritan revolution and deserves a close inspection. This chapter is an important reassessment of the famous (or infamous) ... More


The ‘builders’ of the new Church of England

Hunter Powell

in The Crisis of British Protestantism: Church Power in the Puritan Revolution, 1638-44

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096341
eISBN:
9781781708811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096341.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter is a close examination of a brief, but crucial, debate at the opening of the Westminster assembly in late October 1643. This was the first debate over church government in the assembly, ... More


Presbyterian coalitions

Hunter Powell

in The Crisis of British Protestantism: Church Power in the Puritan Revolution, 1638-44

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096341
eISBN:
9781781708811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096341.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

One of the great problems of the Westminster assembly was not rooted in the debates with Congregationalists. As the debates over church government escalated, differences within the Presbyterians ... More


Conclusion

Hunter Powell

in The Crisis of British Protestantism: Church Power in the Puritan Revolution, 1638-44

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096341
eISBN:
9781781708811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096341.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Whereas this book began with alliance, it ended with a breakdown of the major ecclesiological parties of the Puritan Revolution. When faced with the variety polities within their own ranks, for ... More


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