The Shaping of Ulster Presbyterian Belief and Practice, by Andrew R. Holmes

By Andrew R. Holmes

This can be a ancient learn of the main influential and critical Protestant team in Northern eire - the Ulster Presbyterians. Andrew R. Holmes argues that to appreciate Ulster Presbyterianism is to start to appreciate the nature of Ulster Protestantism extra regularly and the connection among faith and id in present-day Northern eire.

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35 This critique of previous scholarship is informed both by the Wndings of this book and recent developments in the historical study of religion and culture. 37 Avoiding the excessive determinism of some of these accounts, the pioneering work of Sean Connolly on Catholic belief and practice, Wrst published in 1982, may be seen as an Irish expression of this wider historiographical mood alongside D. W. 38 Two prominent characteristics of this broader trend are worth noting. First, a rigid dualism often emerged, or was imposed upon, the religious beliefs and cultures of the past, separating religion into elite and popular forms, and beliefs into oYcial and unoYcial varieties.

7. 30 Introduction disillusioned when confronted with the harsh conditions of an expanding industrial town. Other poor Presbyterians became victims of the Famine in the 1840s. Along with social and political developments, the economic diYculties of the domestic linen industry had a direct impact upon participation in customary activities such as cockWghting, wakes, and other social gatherings. 74 3. REFORM, REVIVAL, AND THE DEVELOPMENT O F EVANGELICALISM IN ULSTER PRESBYTERIANISM, 1 77 0 – 18 4 0 Eighteenth-century Presbyterianism was a complex phenomenon.

86 The following is based upon, P. G. Ryken, Thomas Boston as preacher of the fourfold state (Carlisle, 1999) and D. C. Lachman, The Marrow controversy 1718–1723: an historical and theological analysis (Edinburgh, 1988). A convenient summary of the Marrow Controversy may be found in D. C. Lachman, ‘Marrow controversy’, in N. M. de S. Cameron (org. ), Dictionary of Scottish church history and theology (Edinburgh, 1993), 546–8. Introduction 37 individuals and without distinction. Contrary to their critics, this reXected an orthodox understanding of preaching as a means of grace animated by the Holy Spirit rather than a rejection of the Reformed understanding of limited atonement.

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