Texas Disciples : a story of the rise and progress of that Protestant movement known as Disciples of Christ or Christian Churches, as it developed in Texas; including, through the nineteenth century decades, a story of the kindred movement, the Churches of Christ / by Colby D. Hall.Material type: TextPublisher: Fort Worth : Texas Christian University Press, c1953Description: 436 p. : ill., ports. ; 22 cm.Subject(s): Disciples of Christ -- Texas | Churches of Christ -- Texas | Christians -- Texas | Texas -- Church historyAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Texas Disciples.DDC classification: 286.6764
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Includes bibliographical references [p. 411-416].
Teh religious background -- The Texas background -- The early entrance of the Collin McKinney clan and their settlement in North Texas -- Dr. Wm. Defee, Huguenot, pioneer in middle East Texas, and his successors to 1861 -- A fruitful Huguenot strain through the d'Spain family -- Dr. Mainsil W. Matthews, pioneer, preacher, physician, lawyer -- Other pioneers and pioneering -- Some early "mother churches" -- early efforts at organized cooperation, 1850-1879 -- The Civil War period and a general survey -- The conservative-progressive divisions--it's causes -- The development of the Texas Christian Missionary Society -- Some phases of the Texas ministry -- The beginnings and growth of the women's work -- Metamorphoses in the field of religious education and youth leadership -- The tortuous rise of higher Christian education -- Organization for benevolence -- "Laymen," unorganized and organized -- Journals -- The state conventions -- Lectureships -- Texas Disciples as foreign missionaries -- Our negro brethren and Jarvis Christian College -- Progress of the cuase in seven cities -- The springing up of the seed across the state.