Title

A study of the controversy in Congregationalism over merger with the Evangelical and Reformed church

Date of Award

1964

Degree Type

Dissertation

Degree Name

Doctor of Social Science (DSS)

Department

Social Sciences

Advisor(s)

Nelson M. Blake

Keywords

Congregationalism, reformed church, religion

Subject Categories

Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion

Abstract

This study is focused upon the controversy in Congregationalism over merger with the Evangelical and Reformed Church...

Because the controversy was centered on different views of what Congregational polity was and becasue both sides appealed to history to vindicate their views, much attention is given in chapters two and three to the history of the two denominations involved in the merger...

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