An American Religious Movement A Brief History of the Disciples of Christ
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An American Religious Movement A Brief History of the Disciples of Christ

By Winfred Ernest Douglas
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Table of Contents
  • An American Religious Movement
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • CHAPTER I PRELUDE
    • A Preview
    • Three Sources, Two Streams
  • CHAPTER II IDEAS WITH A HISTORY: UNION AND RESTORATION
    • The Idea of Union
    • The Idea of Restoration
    • Eighteenth Century Restorationists
    • Restoration and Division
  • CHAPTER III THE AMERICAN SCENE
    • America in 1800
    • American Churches in 1800
    • Land of the Free
  • CHAPTER IV THE “CHRISTIANS”
    • In Virginia and North Carolina, 1794
    • In New England, 1801
    • In Kentucky, 1804
    • Cane Ridge Meeting
    • The Springfield Presbytery
    • The Christian Church
  • CHAPTER V THE COMING OF THE CAMPBELLS
    • Seceding from the Seceders
    • Alexander Campbell at Glasgow
    • The “Declaration and Address”
    • The Brush Run Church
  • CHAPTER VI WITH THE BAPTISTS, 1813-30
    • Debates on Baptism
    • “Reforming Baptists”
    • Walter Scott, the “Gospel Restored”
    • Separation from the Baptists
  • CHAPTER VII FIRST YEARS OF INDEPENDENCE, 1830-49
    • Disciples and Christians
    • Likenesses and Differences
    • Union and Growth
    • Campbell at His Zenith
  • CHAPTER VIII ORGANIZATION AND TENSIONS, 1849-74
    • National Organization
    • Growth, Journalism, Education
    • “We Can Never Divide”
    • The Period of Controversy
    • Not Divided—Yet
  • CHAPTER IX RENAISSANCE, 1874-1909
    • Journalism and Missions
    • Renaissance in Education
    • Higher Criticism
    • Rethinking Baptism
    • Federation
  • CHAPTER X GROWING INTO MATURITY, 1909-45
    • Improving the Machinery
    • Widening Educational Horizons
    • Liberal Tendencies
    • Conservative Reaction
    • An Ecumenical Outlook
    • Rethinking the Disciples
  • INDEX
  • Transcriber’s Notes
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