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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press, H. Milford, Oxford University Press in Philadelphia, London .
Written in English



  • Pennsylvania,
  • Pennsylvania.


  • Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Presbytery of Philadelphia.,
  • Presbyterians -- Pennsylvania.,
  • Presbyterian Church -- Pennsylvania.,
  • Scots-Irish -- Pennsylvania.,
  • Pennsylvania -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Guy Soulliard Klett.
LC ClassificationsBX8947.P4 K5
The Physical Object
Paginationxi p., 2 l., 297 p.
Number of Pages297
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6358639M
LC Control Number37024524

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IV. PRESBYTERIAN SETTLEMENTS EAST OF THE SUSQUEHANNA RIVER was published in Presbyterians in Colonial Pennsylvania on page   Of the first Presbyterians in North America, some considered their churches as parishes, encompassing all residents in an area rather than just those with “pure” religion. Other Presbyterians employed the Book of Common Prayer. Many followed Calvin in granting magistrates authority in directing some parts of church life.   Paxton Church meets in the oldest Presbyterian church building in continuous use in Pennsylvania, and the second oldest in the United States. Its early history is closely interwoven with the colonial history of central Pennsylvania. Well-founded tradition tells us that preaching started here as early as In the Rev. James Anderson, of.   4. Presbyterians follow a “confessional tradition.” The Presbyterian church believes in a “confessional” type tradition. This means that, in many Presbyterian congregations, believers reaffirm their faith using “confessions,” such as the Apostle’s Creed, the Nicene Creed or another statement of faith. These confessions are found in the Book of Confessions, which contains several.

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