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New School Presbyterians.

The Presb. Ch. in the US began to divide internally ca. 1825 into a New School (advocated liberal interpretation of the confessions and cooperation with Congregationalists; opposed slavery) and a conservative Old School; schism occurred 1837; the New School adopted the Auburn* Declaration 1838; the Old School Gen. Assem. endorsed it 1868; the 2 groups reunited 1869.


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