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Evangelical Alliance
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(EA). The inaugural meeting of the Evangelical Alliance took place in London in 1846. The 920 participants from 50 different groupings worldwide passed the following four resolutions, formulated in advance by the Scottish Presbyterian Robert S. Candish: 1. The unity of Christians enjoined by Christ is to become visible. 2. Nine doctrinal statements are to be acknowledged by all members of the EA (such as the inspiration of Scripture, the doctrine of the Fall and the individual's need of salvation, justification by faith alone, the work of the Holy Spirit in conversion a…

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Ruhbach, Gerhard, “Evangelical Alliance”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 26 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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