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Sunday, July 29, 2007

The Cemetery History Part II

After some more digging into the term "Old Presbyterians", I believe that the meaning might be construed to mean "Orthodox". Remembering that the article I referred to in my first post on this subject was written by Isaac Gray in the late 1880s when the history of the Presbyterian church was fresher in the memory of church going people he apparently was refering to a time after the Civil War in England in the late 1600s and the fact that some Presbyterians did not support the direction that the church elders were going in regards to the Monarchy and the governments relation to the church and the people and were then labeled "dissenters" and "Old" in their beliefs.
If any of you can shed more light on this term I would welcome your comments.

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