Brief History of Presbyterians: by Lori Copeland

Author: James H. Smylie

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An engaging history of Presbyterians that's perfect for laity and clergy. James Smylie chronicles the origins of the Reformed tradition and carries the saga through each subsequent era up to the eve of the twenty-first century.

For years A Brief History of the Presbyterians has been a best seller for Westminster John Knox Press. Now renowned historian James Smylie retells the vibrant history of Presbyterians for a new generation. A Brief History of the Presbyterians offers laity and clergy a succinct and thorough introduction to the history of Presbyterianism. James Smylie reaches into the past and vividly recounts the story of a faithful people known as Presbyterians. He chronicles the origins of the Reformed tradition and carries it through each subsequent era up to the eve of the twenty-first century, focusing on Presbyterianism in this country. All the major figures in the history of Presbyterianism such as John Calvin, Francis Makemie, and John Witherspoon are included, as well as a host of diverse and interesting others. Smylie provides a fresh look at the uniquely Presbyterian contribution to American history and culture. Contemporary insights from ecumenics, laity, women, and minorities that reflect recent changes in the Presbyterian family are included. With photographs.


Physical Info: 0.47" H x 8.68" L x 5.66" W (0.6 lbs) 176 pages
Carton Quantity: 48
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
US SRP: 17.00 US
Binding: Paperback
Pub Date: October 1996

Offering laity and clergy a succinct and thorough introduction to the history of Presbyterianism, this book reaches into the past and recounts the story of a faithful people known as Presbyterians. Smylie chronicles the origins of the Reformed tradition and carries it through each subsequent era up to the eve of the 21st century, focusing on Presbyterianism in this country.

Additional Information
CPC Categories:
- Church & Ministry | Church Life | Denominations
BISAC Categories:
- Religion | Christianity | History - Protestant
LC Subjects:
- History - Presbyterian Church
- United States
Themes:
Religious Orientation | Christian
Theometrics | Mainline
Theometrics | Reformed
Dewey: 285.173
LCCN: 96024458

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Brief History of Presbyterians: by Lori Copeland
Author: James H. Smylie

 

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Offering laity and clergy a succinct and thorough introduction to the history of Presbyterianism, this book reaches into the past and recounts the story of a faithful people known as Presbyterians.
  


 

 

 

 

 

 

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