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Anglican Evangelicals: Protestant Secessions from the Via Media, c. 1800-1850

Grayson Carter


This study examines, within a chronological framework, the major themes and personalities that influenced the outbreak of a number of Evangelical clerical and lay secessions from the Church of England and Ireland during the first half of the nineteenth century. Though the number of secessions was relatively small, between a hundred and two hundred of the ‘Gospel clergy’ abandoned the Church during this period, their influence was considerable, especially in highlighting in embarrassing fashion the tensions between the evangelical conversionist imperative and the principles of a national religi ... More

Keywords: Evangelical clergy, secessions, Church of England, Ireland, nineteenth century, Evangelicalism, denominations, Protestant Dissent

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780198270089
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270089.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Grayson Carter, author
Fuller Theological Seminary SW, Phoenix, Arizona