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The Last Will and Testament of the Springfield Presbytery: Its Presbyterian Context and Signers

Douglas A. Foster
Professor of Church History
Director of the Center for Restoration Studies
Abilene Christian University

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The Last Will and Testament of the Springfield Presbytery was the
product of major theological struggles in British and American Presbyterianism,
yet few are familiar with the specifics of its historical
background. The importance of this document as a foundational text
of the Stone-Campbell Restoration Movement merits careful examination
of the issues and personalities that shaped it. This study looks at
the history of conflict in Presbyterianism that is reflected in The Last
Will and Testament
and provides brief sketches of its signers other than
Barton W. Stone.

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