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The First Congregational Churches
New Light on Separatist Congregations in London 1567–81

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  • Date Published: February 2017
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781316633427

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  • First published in 1920, this book presents an account regarding the growth of Separatist congregations in London during the period from 1567 to 1581. The text traces the origins of Separatism, casting light on its historical context and the key figures involved in its development. Detailed notes are incorporated throughout. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in British history, Separatism and the history of Christianity.

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    • Date Published: February 2017
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781316633427
    • length: 60 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 4 mm
    • weight: 0.09kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. When did congregationalism emerge?
    2. Preparation - abroad (Frankfort) and at home (secret meetings)
    3. Insistence upon uniformity produces nonconformity
    4. The problem for Puritans - to leave the church or remain in it?
    5. The Plumbers' Hall congregation
    6. 'Pattenson', a separatist preacher
    7. Traces of other congregations
    8. The congregation in Goldsmith's house, March 1568
    9. William Bonham and Nicholas Crane
    10. Was the Plumbers' Hall congregation separatist?
    11. Separatists sent to Scotland
    12. Their relations with John Knox
    13. Thomas Lever and separatist prisoners
    14. Evidence indicating existence of several congregations
    15. A congregation with a covenant
    16. The community from which this congregation seceded - minister John Browne
    17. Congregations so far disclosed
    18. John Browne (and 'the Brownings') - sometimes confused with the English church at Frankfort
    19. Browne associated with both Puritans and separatists
    20. Richard Fitz's congregation
    21. Three papers relating thereto
    22. Analysis of the names of its members
    23. John Nashe's 'articles'
    24. 'The separatist covenant of Richard Fitz's congregation'
    25. Its recurrence
    26. Was Fitz's a real congregational church?
    27. How it anticipated Robert Browne
    28. The persistence of the covenant
    29. The number of the separatists
    30. Degree of separation
    31. Later Brownists (and their opponents) place their origin in Fitz's time
    32. Fitz's congregation, and the first congregational church
    33. The name Brownists

  • Author

    Albert Peel

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