The Operation of the Voluntary Principle in Religion in America: An Extract from the Recent Work of Drs. Reed and Matheson; With a Preface and Appendix by George Paine. DISESTABLISHMENT.

The Operation of the Voluntary Principle in Religion in America: An Extract from the Recent Work of Drs. Reed and Matheson; With a Preface and Appendix by George Paine

Sidmouth and London: J. Harvey and Hamilton, Adams & Co., 1836.

xvi, 25 pp, in original sewn wrappers Minor soiling and wear to front wrapper; near fine. A separately published extract, with added 16-page preface and 7-page appendix, from A Narrative of the Visit to the American Churches by the Deputation from the Congregational Union of England and Wales, published the same year. Interesting discussion of why American Churches continue to flourish in the absence of state support or established religion, with statistics on the numbers of residents, churches, ministers, and communicants in various parts of the United States at the time. Not recorded in OCLC.

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