The Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion A Sect in Action in Eighteenth-Century England

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2003-12-11
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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This is the first detailed study of the operation of the Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion, an important group in early Methodism. Alan Harding explores how the Connexion developed locally; the identity of its preachers and their training; the religious

Author Biography

Alan Harding was formerly a member of the Senior Civil Service. He is now a parish priest in Hertfordshire.

Table of Contents

oxford Theological Monographsp. i
Oxford Theological Monographsp. ii
The Countess of Huntingdon's Connexionp. iii
Abbreviationsp. x
Introductionp. 1
The Eighteenth-Century Religious Backgroundp. 5
Selina, Countess of Huntingdon: Early Life and the Start of the Connexionp. 21
The Life of the Countess of Huntingdon's Connexionp. 62
Trevecca Collegep. 173
Doctrines and Divisionsp. 233
The Connexion, the Church of England and Dissentp. 296
The Connexion in the Last Years of Lady Huntingdon's Lifep. 358
Students of Trevecca Collegep. 375
the Plan of Association (1790)p. 377
the Articles of the Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion*p. 378
Indexp. 395
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