By James B. Bell
Examines the arguable institution of the 1st Anglican Church in Boston in 1686, and the way later, political leaders John Adams, Samuel Adams, and John Wilkes exploited the disputes as political dynamite including taxation, exchange, and the quartering of troops: themes which John Adams later recalled as reasons of the yank Revolution.
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An immediate task of the Society’s leaders was to recruit colonial governors for membership as a means for gaining access to information on the state of the church in their provinces. Elected to membership were such civil leaders as Francis Nicholson of Virginia, Lewis Morris of New Jersey, and Joseph Dudley of Massachusetts. The founding of the Society and the dispatch of its initial missionaries into New England ignited suspicions of the purpose of the organisation among Congregational church leaders.
Boehme, the German chaplain to the court of George I, Mather remarked that ‘New England is the only country in America which has much of real and vital religion flourishing in it’. G. missionaries, ‘who are of little use but to propagate impiety, come to disturb well-ordered churches of God’. The Anglicans were not concerned with sending clergymen to the ‘ungospellized plantations’ of Virginia and Maryland but rather to send them to ‘a country filled with holy churches and pastors’ ... 42 Mather’s notion that the extension of the Anglican church to Massachusetts and New England was a plot launched by English government officials to undermine the Puritan church was an 16 A War of Religion interpretation of the church’s presence that was recited by successive generations of critics.
The Quakers forcefully broadcast their dispute in Annapolis and London, and effectively accomplished a disallowance of the 1692 Church Act and an additional act by Order in the King’s Council on 17 18 A War of Religion 4 January 1695/96. The Assembly renewed its effort to establish the Church in 1696 with a similar statute, legislation that brought again strong opposition from the Quakers. 3 King William III signed the bill, inquiring: ‘Have the Quakers the benefit of Toleration? Let the Established Church have an Established Maintenance’.
A War of Religion: Dissenters, Anglicans and the American Revolution by James B. Bell