“Congregational Clericalism: New England Ordinations before the Great Awakening”
by J. William T. Youngs, Jr.
in the William and Mary Quarterly
July, 1974, pp. 481-490
This article suggests that congregational ordination is hardly as pure as Unitarians like to pretend.
- What can we say about the source of ministerial power?
- How is the ministerial-lay tension over authenticating and controlling ministry made manifest in the UUA today?
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