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Constitution of the Presbyterian Church in the United States

containing the Confession of Faith, the larger and shorter catechisms, as ratified by the General Assembly, at Augusta, Georgia, Dec. 1861, together with the Book of Church Order, adopted 1879, the Directory for the Worship of God, with optional forms, adopted 1894, Rules of Parliamentary Order adopted 1866.

by Presbyterian Church in the U.S.

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Published by Presbyterian Committee of Publication in Richmond .
Written in English


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Paginationv, 404, 189 p.
Number of Pages404
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23355735M
LC Control Number16024027
OCLC/WorldCa5085915


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The Southern church, the Presbyterian Church in the United States, traditionally promoted local initiative and restricted the powers of all central agencies. Thus, attempts to unite the Presbyterian Church in the United States with the United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. failed in the s when the Southern church refused centralization.

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