A Gathering Storm: The Build-Up to the Great Ejection

A Gathering Storm: The Build-Up to the Great Ejection

A lengthy article that gives some very helpful insights into the puritans and the history of the Church in the United Kingdom.

“Baxter believed that if a tolerant and modified Episcopacy, sufficiently agreeable to many of Presbyterian convictions, were introduced, the majority of the Puritans would be able to continue side by side with those whose views of Church government were more Episcopalian. His hopes were thus pinned to a policy of com¬≠prehension, and, as his words to Parliament indicated, he believed that if moderation was pursued on both sides and the King was willing to grant concessions concerning the Liturgy and the Prayer Book, then there were good hopes of a satisfactory Church settlement.”