RELIGION LIBRARY

Disciples of Christ

Origins

Influences

Inspired by American revolutionary ideals of egalitarianism and religious freedom, the Restoration Movement emerged from the revival activities of Presbyterian Thomas Campbell (1763-1854), his son Alexander (1788-1866), Methodist James O'Kelly (1757-1826), Baptist Abner Jones (1772-1841), and Presbyterian Barton Stone (1772-1844).

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