Presbyterians a collection of source materials. by Sweet, William Warren

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Published by Cooper Square Publishers in New York .

Written in English

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  • Presbyterian Church in the U.S. (General) -- History -- Sources.,
  • Presbyterian Church in the U.S. (General) -- History.,
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- United States.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 888-917.

Book details

SeriesHis Religions on the American frontier, 1783-1840,, v. 2
LC ClassificationsBX8935 .S75 1964
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 939 p.
Number of Pages939
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5934994M
LC Control Number65001622

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These confessions are found in the Book of Confessions, which contains several historical statements of what Presbyterians believe. Presbyterians believe that scripture is the primary ruling for faith and life, and that confessions shows the church as a community of believers and not just a “collection of individuals.”.

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