Appeal of the Association of Fairfield West, to the Associated Ministers Connected with the General Association of Connecticut.

By: CONGREGATIONAL CHURCHES IN CONNECTICUT. FAIRFIELD

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CONGREGATIONAL CHURCHES IN CONNECTICUT. FAIRFIELD WEST, ASSOCIATION. Appeal of the Association of Fairfield West, to the Associated Ministers Connected with the General Association of Connecticut. New York: Printed for the Association of Fairfield West, by Baker, Godwin & Company, Tribune Buildings, opposite City Hall. 1852. Octavo.

Pamphlet in modern acid-free heavy gray paper wrapper with printed title label on spine, side-stitched, light to medium foxing, small blue ballpoint scribble on title page.

Collation: [1]8, 2-68. Pagination: (1) title, (1) blank, [3]-4 Extracts from Minutes, [5]-18 Appeal, [19]-30 Trinity, [31]-34 Incarnation, [35]-77 Atonement, [78]-92 Practical Bearing of these Views, [93]-95pp Appendix, (1) blank.

In 1849 the Hartford Central Association (of which Horace Bushnell was a member) found that his book, God in Christ "that whatever errors the book may contain, it furnishes no sufficient ground for instituting a judicial process with him." The Fairfield West Assoc. addressed a remonstrance to the Hartford Central Assoc. in Jan 1850; in March, Hartford Central declined to reverse their proceeding or reconsider. There were further written proceeding between the parties. The Appeal ends with the following paragraph: "Since the date of our last letter to the Hartford Central Association, Dr. Bushnell has published another book, entitled "Christ in Theology," being the answer of the author before the Hartford Central Association of Ministers, October, 1849, for the doctrines of the book entitled "God in Christ." The relation which this second book bears to the first and to the decision of the Hartford Central Association, against which we remonstrated, has led us to examine it with considerable care. We do not find that he has, in this second book, changed his positions in any important particular, or so explained their meaning as to make them more consistent with the truth of the Gospel. The same system of error which is contained in the first book, is also contained in the second. To prove this, we present to

Title: Appeal of the Association of Fairfield West, to the Associated Ministers Connected with the General Association of Connecticut.

Author Name: CONGREGATIONAL CHURCHES IN CONNECTICUT. FAIRFIELD

Illustrator: 19TH-AM-NY-NY-GODWIN

Categories: PAMPHLETS-AMERICAN, CONGREGATIONALISM, 19TH CENTURY BOOKS,

Publisher: 1852

Binding: Pamphlet in modern acid-free heavy gray paper wrap

Book Condition: light to medium foxing, small blue ballpoint scribble on title page.

Size: Octavo

Book Number: 16285

Keywords: Horace Bushnell, Congregationalism, Controversy, Heresy, Pamphlets