In His Name: The Anglican Experience in Upper Canada, 1791-1854

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McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP, 1991 M01 15 - 371 páginas
This first scholarly account of the Church of England in Upper Canada makes a substantial contribution to an understanding of the religious, political and intellectual development of British North America. The author examines the church's role as the colony's officially "established" church, the Anglican clergy's response to political reverses, and the eventual theological divisions among the clergy.

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Establishment and Survival
1
Preaching the Word
37
Building a Church
61
The End of Harmony
89
The Defence of the Old Order
113
Defeat
163
The Seeds of Independence
197
A House Divided
239
Conclusion
289
Bibliography
301
Index
337
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Página 145 - But we all with open face, beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord, are changed into the same image from glory to glory, even as by the Spirit of the Lord.
Página 144 - Arthur O. Lovejoy, The Great Chain of Being: A Study of the History of an Idea (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1936), 303-304. The author speaks of the German romantic writers as thinking that "the artist's task is to imitate, not simply Nature's works, but her ways of working.
Página 108 - But ye shall not be so : but he that is greatest among you, let him be as the younger ; and he that is chief, as he that doth serve.
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Página 101 - That it may please thee to bring into the way of truth all such as have erred, and are deceived; We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.

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