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Author Stephen, Jeffrey
Title Scottish Presbyterians and the Act of Union 1707
Imprint Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2007
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Descript 1 online resource (281 pages)
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Note Intro -- COPYRIGHT -- Contents -- Preface -- 1 Union: The Religious and Political Background, 1689-1706 -- 2 'And the Gates of Hell Shall Not Prevail Against Her': Securing the Church in the Event of a Union -- 3 'Upon the Watchtower of This Church': The Commission of the General Assembly -- 4 Presbyteries and Parishes: Addressing Against Union -- 5 The Church and Popular Protest -- 6 Incorporating Union: The Search for an Alternative -- 7 'That God may Mercifully Bring Good out of that Union' -- Appendix -- Bibliography -- Index
Focusing predominantly on the period between April 1706 and January 1707, the book examines the attitudes and reactions of Presbyterians to the treaty and challenges many of the widely held assumptions about the role of the church and other groups during the debate
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Stephen, Jeffrey Scottish Presbyterians and the Act of Union 1707 Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press,c2007 9780748625055
Subject Presbyterian Church -- Scotland -- History -- 18th century.;Scotland -- History -- Union, 1707 -- Religious aspects
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