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The Episcopalians

Author: David Hein; Gardiner H Shattuck
Publisher: New York : Church Publishing, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Beginning with the Episcopal Church's roots in sixteenth-century England, this book offers an account of its rise to prominence. It includes 100 biographies of notable Episcopalians from Samuel  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Hein; Gardiner H Shattuck
ISBN: 0898694973 9780898694970
OCLC Number: 61918820
Notes: Originally published in hardcover by Praeger.
Description: xiii, 361 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: English and American beginnings: 1534-1662 --
Anglicanism in colonial America: 1662-1763 --
The crisis of the American Revolution: 1763-1783 --
Reorganization in a new nation: 1783-1811 --
Unity, diversity, and conflict in Antebellum America: 1811-1865 --
Social and intellectual challenges: 1865-1918 --
Emergence of the modern church: 1918-1958 --
Changing times: 1958-2003 --
Biographical entries --
A chronology of the Episcopal Church.
Responsibility: David Hein and Gardiner H. Shattuck, Jr.
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