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Seven Bishops

Background: In 1688 the growing crisis caused by James II, a Roman Catholic sovereign over the church of England, came to a head. James II, alongside his catholic clients, were using Indulgences granted to religious Dissent to divide Churchmen from their Presbyterian and Independent counterparts. 4,270 more words

Protestantism

UE General Convention

This year my family had opportunity to attend the UECNA’s 2014 General Convention. There was an anticipation this Convention would have a tremendous bearing upon the future of the continuing church. 2,320 more words

St. Louis Affirmation

Huffington Post: Faith Schools - Whose Education Is It Anyway?

According to a comprehensive new study undertaken by the Church of England to discover the factors related to spiritual and numerical church growth, our ‘National Church’ is in decline because generations of church goers are not being replaced. 138 more words

Schaff on Non-Establishment

A Prussian immigrae, Phillip Schaff (1819-1893) was committed to the idea of uniting Lutheran and Reformed churches which began in Germany under the aegis of Prince Frederick William IV. 1,301 more words

National Church

20,000 Churches Pledge to Participate in 'National Back to Church Sunday'.

More than 20,000 churches will participate in National Back to Church Sunday on Sept. 15. (David Amsler/Flickr/Creative Commons)

Event organizers announced Wednesday more than 20,000 churches will participate in  620 more words

United States

"God has so strangely made them free": Wesley's Letter to America

Seems like an appropriate read for the 4th of July: John Wesley’s letter to the Methodist ‘Brethren’ in America, following the conclusion of the American Revolution and the need for the American Methodists to become an independent body.  637 more words

Methodists