British and American divines, on the other hand, are slow to suspect that a new apologetic principle may mean a new system of apologetics, to say nothing of a new dogmatic. Among the evangelicals, for the most part, natural theology, far from being rejected, is not even modified, and certain doctrines continue to be described as incomprehensible mysteries.
He opposed the removal of Jewish disabilities, arguing, we are told by a contemporary, " on the part of the Evangelicals," and pleaded for the gradual extinction, in preference to the immediate abolition, of slavery.
True, the impression conveyed by the attitude of the Catholic party at the second Diet of Spires had served to awaken the feeling for solidarity among the Evangelicals there assembled; and on the 22nd of April they had even secured the basis for a provisional alliance in the shape of a formula drawn up by Bucer and dealing with the Lord's Supper.
In France, in England, in Holland the evangelicals continued to describe their churches as ecclesiae reformatae, without the arriere pensee which in Germany had confined the designation "Reformed" to the followers of a particular church order and doctrine.
Finally, in opposition to the ultramontane movement in the Roman Catholic Church, it came once more into fashion in something of its original sense among the evangelicals.
Generally speaking, the Roman Catholics are on the increase in Prussia, Bavaria, Saxony and Wurttemburg; and the Evangelicals in the other districts of Germany, especially in the large cities.
In 1833 the Societe biblique francaise et etran'gere was formed on wider lines; after its dissolution in 1863, many of its supporters joined the Societe biblique de France, which dates from 1864, and represents chiefly members of the Eglise libre, and kindred French Evangelicals.
Articles 1-21 attempt to show that the Evangelicals had deviated from current doctrine only in order to restore the pure and original teaching of the church.
In the Empire the collapse of the Bohemian revolt led ultimately to the merciless repression of the Evangelicals The in Bohemia (1627), and in the hereditary lands of Counter- Austria (1628), as well as to the transference of the Reformation.
There are congregations of English Episcopalians at the Hague, Amsterdam and Rotterdam, and German Evangelicals at the Hague (1857) and Rotterdam (1861).
His intellect was strong rather than broad, his position being that of the traditional High Churchman, with little sympathy either with the Evangelicals or with the Tractarians.
Amongst Evangelicals the spuriousness of the letters is almost generally admitted.
In the same year (May 1797) he married Barbara Ann Spooner and took a house at Clapham, where he became one of the leaders of what was known as the "Clapham Sect" of Evangelicals, including Henry Thornton, Charles Grant, E.
At this date, though still nominally associated with the Evangelicals, Newman's views were gradually assuming a higher ecclesiastical tone, and while local secretary of the Church Missionary Society he circulated an anonymous letter suggesting a method by which Churchmen might practically oust Nonconformists from all control of the society.
castigates American churches for their flight to the suburbs, and American evangelicals for their over-emphasis on individual salvation.
charismatic evangelicals who believe in faith healing, miracles, prophesy and casting out demons.
At the same time, several bishops and many parochial clergy were sympathetic to the evangelicals.
conservative evangelicals have really considered the implications of their beliefs.
Alistair McGrath speaks with evident displeasure of the ' uncritical and totally unmerited identification of ' evangelicals ' with ' fundamentalists ' ' .
I think some hard-line evangelicals have trouble with the idea of Grace.
The Church of England, and that includes evangelicals, needs a bomb under it as far as finance is concerned.
Why do evangelicals have nothing to say about justice?
I feel perhaps that I am being overly critical of the group of conservative evangelicals in which I found myself fifteen years ago.
Likewise I have observed the vagueness of some OE and charismatic evangelicals - all categories both in and outside the CofE.
Equally there are many Protestants who are not conservative evangelicals.
According to a Sri Lankan evangelical pastor, some of his fellow evangelicals have engaged in insensitive conduct.
Is this what Fulcrum is about giving a voice to us open evangelicals?
Today's evangelicals are surely no less concerned than their illustrious 19th century forebears for holistic societal reform.
nonconformist evangelicals the ecumenicalism of Packer and others and their refusal to abandon a compromised institutional church was threatening the gospel.
Too often evangelicals have just been plain rude to people who do not agree.
Brought up amongst pious Evangelicals, he came to Oxford at the height of the Tractarian movement, and through the friendship of W.
They are, however, in no sense evangelicals in the Western sense; for they observe rigorous fasts, reverence icons, and believe implicitly in the efficacy of the multiplication of crossings, bowings and prostrations.
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