Congregational Church


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Cultural formation Pamela Hansford Johnson
Religion, too, became important to PHJ in her youth. Though she notes a streak of emotional Calvinism
Johnson, Pamela Hansford. Important to Me. Macmillan; Scribner.
in herself, she loved the music and ritual of the Broad Church Anglican services to which her...
Cultural formation Jessie White Mario
JWM was born to probably white parents. Her mother was of American descent and her father belonged to an old Portsmouth family. He ran a very strict middle-class Congregationalist household, against which Jessie (an agnostic...
Cultural formation Susanna Moodie
Susanna Strickland, later SM , joined a Congregationalist church, marking a significant step in her spiritual development.
Thurston, John. “‘The Casket of Truth’: The Social Significance of Susanna Moodie’s Spiritual Dilemmas”. Canadian Poetry, Vol.
Peterman, Michael. Susanna Moodie: A Life. ECW Press.
Cultural formation Susanna Moodie
Religion was a source of conflict in SM 's personal life and in her husband's professional life. An early relationship with a Nonconformist distanced SM from the high Anglican tradition embraced by her parents and...
Cultural formation Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence
EPL grew up in a large, upper-middle-class, Liberal family that taught her to disregard class distinction.
Pethick-Lawrence, Emmeline. My Part in a Changing World. Hyperion.
Her father came from a long line of Cornish farmers who were devoted Methodist s. As a young...
Cultural formation Catharine Maria Sedgwick
Born into a wealthy upper-class American family, she was for several years a member of Dr Mason's Congregationalist Church . She abandoned this denomination, however, in 1821 when she followed her dying father's example, and...
Cultural formation Elizabeth Siddal
ES was not as thoroughly working-class as has been claimed, but she came from a relatively humble urban English background. There is little evidence of her personal attitudes, but there is evidence of membership in...
Cultural formation Antoinette Brown Blackwell
Despite Joseph Brown's former studies in theology and hopes of becoming a minister, the Brown family did not actively practise religion until Antoinette was about seven. They then began attending Henrietta's liberal Congregational Church after...
Cultural formation Harriet Beecher Stowe
In 1816, HBS went to stay for a time with her grandmother in a setting widely different from her birth home. Her father's home is described as being Congregational and democratic in contrast to the...
Cultural formation Hesba Stretton
As an adult HS abandoned her mother 's strict Methodism and became an incurable sermon-taster. She favoured several denominations at the extreme of Protestantism. During the twelve-year period recorded in her Log Books only three...
Cultural formation Antoinette Brown Blackwell
Although ABB 's religious upbringing had been more liberal than orthodox, she was ordained and made the minister of an orthodox Congregational Church in South Butler.
Cazden, Elizabeth. Antoinette Brown Blackwell. Feminist Press.
Cultural formation Emma Jane Worboise
The Literary World was apparently mistaken in calling EJWthe novelist of Evangelical Dissent and in speculating as to whether or not she ever left the Anglican Church.
Melnyk, Julie. “Evangelical Theology and Feminist Polemic: Emma Jane Worboise’s <span data-tei-ns-tag="tei_title" data-tei-title-lvl=‘m’>Overdale</span&gt”;. Women’s Theology in Nineteenth-Century Britain: Transfiguring the Faith of Their Fathers, edited by Julie Melnyk, Garland, pp. 107-22.
The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography...
Cultural formation Laura Ormiston Chant
She was born to a professional, presumably white, English family. They seem to have been initially Anglican, but after they moved to London when Laura was young, her father's disapproval of the high-church services at...
Cultural formation Mary Maria Colling
Baptised a Congregationalist , that is in contemporary terms a Dissenter , MMC later became a practising Anglican . She was deeply religious.
“FamilySearch Internet Genealogy Service”. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Bray, Anna Eliza, and Mary Maria Colling. “Letters to Robert Southey”. Fables and Other Pieces in Verse by M.M. Colling, Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green, pp. 1-85.
An Independent church in England is normally Congregational, though the Wesleyan Independent sect also existed.
Bozman, Ernest Franklin, editor. Everyman’s Encyclopaedia. J. M. Dent.
Cultural formation Sarah Stickney Ellis
Sarah Stickney was formally admitted as a member of the Congregational Church.
Ellis, Sarah Stickney. The Home Life and Letters of Mrs. Ellis. J. Nisbet.


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