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Evangelical Union, The
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The Evangelical Union was formed in Scotland in May 1843 by James Morison and several other theological Arminians who had been excluded from the United Secession Church for promoting a theology of universal atonement, human free will, Congregational polity, and the Bible alone without creeds. The Union was influenced in many of its views by the American revivalist Charles G. Finney. It enjoyed particular success in urban ministry, where it was known for a firm stand against the use of liquor but also for considerable flexibility in liturgy (including …

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Noll, Mark A., “Evangelical Union, The”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 09 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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