The Presbyterian Creed: A Confessional Tradition in America 1729-1870

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Up until the second half of the 20th century, the American Presbyterian creed has been the confessional tradition of the Westminster Assembly (1643-48). Presbyterians in America adopted the Westminster Confession nd Catechisms in 1729 through a compromise measure that produced ongoing debate for the next hundred years. Differences over the meaning of confessional subscription were a continuing cause of the Presbyterian schisms of 1741 and 1837. The Presbyterian Creed is a study of the factors that led to the 19th-century ...

The Presbyterian Creed: A Confessional Tradition in America 1729-1870 2008, Paternoster Press, Cumbria

ISBN-13: 9781842274248

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