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CONTENTS.

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CHAP. I.-INTRODUCTION: THE MORAL AND SPIRITUAL CONDI.

TION OF THE PEOPLE.–Testimony of General Assembly.-Effect

of Revolutionary War.–Testimony of Dr. Armitage.—Material

Condition of the People

CHAP. II.—THE GREAT REVIVAL.—Origin of Revival.-Cane Ridge.

-Immediate Results. Evangelizing Agencies. — Increase in

Church-membership

CHAP. III.--CONTENTION AND Division.—Doctrinal Controversy:-

Organization of the Springfield Presbytery.—The Last Will and

Testament.-Similar Movements.--Success of Stone's Work.-Im-

mersion Introduced..

CHAP. IV.-PREPARATORY EVENTS IN EUROPE.-Conversion of

Thomas Campbell.—John Wesley's Work. ---Burghers and Anti-

Burghers.-Alexander Campbell as a Reformer.—The Haldanes..

CHAP. V.---THE CAMPBELLS IN AMERICA.--The Heresy Trial.-

Thomas Campbell's Defense. — Propositions of the Christian Asso-

ciation.—The Practical Question .....

CHAP. VI.-CONNECTION WITH THE BAPTISTS.- Peace Desired. -

The Question of Baptism.—The Nature of Faith. - Position of the

Brush Run Church.-Sermon on the Law.--Circular Letter.-Dis-

solution of Mahoning Association ...

CHAP. VII.--THE PROBLEM OF CHRISTIAN UNION.-Reformers

and Christians.— The Language of Inspiration. -An Agreement
Reached.— The Problem of Union.- Proposition of the Bishops.-
Reply to the Proposition.—The Proposition Hailed with Gladness.
- The Basis of Union.-Christian Fellowship.—Practical Ques-

tions.-Willing to Confer.-Desire for Union.- Plans Proposed.-

The True Basis

CHAP. VIII.—THE CREED QUESTION.--Articles of Belief.--Statement

of Faith.--The Bible Only.--Divine Test of Orthodoxy.—The

Authority of Christ.-Creeds and Spiritual Development.--Heretics

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INTRODUCTION: ORGANIZATION

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CHAP. I.-BEGINNINGS IN ENGLAND.-George Fox.—Early Mis-

sionaries.—Margaret Fell.—“ The Inner Light."—Women

Preachers ...

CHAP. II.—DISCIPLINE AND DOCTRINE.—John Perrot.—Meetings

for Discipline. —Declaration of Faith, 1693.—The Holy Scriptures.

-Sufferings of Friends ...

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CHAP. III.-EARLY YEARS IN AMERICA.—Persecution in Massachu-

:-The Friends in Rhode Island. -Dispute with Roger Will-

iams.—The Friends in New Netherlands.—George Fox on Long

Island.—The Friends in Virginia.—The Friends in Maryland. -

The Friends in New Jersey.-—The Friends in the Carolinas.-

Pennsylvania.—The Keith Schism...

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CHAP. IV.—THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY.—The Discipline.—Middle

Ages of Quakerism.—Treatment of the Indians.—Early Friends

and Slavery.—Emancipation of Slaves.-Friends and the Revolu-

tion

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CHAP. V.-DIVISIONS DURING THE NINETEENTH CENTURY.-Elias

Hicks.–Orthodox Party.-Elias Hicks and the Elders.—Yearly
Meeting of 1827.—The Separation of 1827.—The Separation of
1827–28.-Joseph John Gurney.-J. J. Gurney and J. Wilbur.-

Wilburite Separations.— The Wilburites.

CHAP. VI.- PERIOD OF REORGANIZATION—FURTHER PROGRESS.-

Lucretia Mott.—Educational Institutions.—The Hicksite Body.-

The Orthodox.--Friends and Slavery.- John Greenleaf Whittier.

- The Civil War.-Friends and the Indians.—The Modocs.

Philanthropic Efforts.-Haverford College.

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CHAP. VII.-LATER YEARS.--Causes of Declension.—Reawakening.

-Conference of 1887.-Conference of 1892.--Foreign Missions. 297

CONTENT'S.

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