The Presbyterian Controversy: Fundamentalists, Modernists,

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On the other hand, the seven northern provinces,--of which Holland was by far the largest,--fought out for themselves an independent status. The reformation created schisms in Protestant Christianity - both within China and with the Western Protestants. Many of them are specific and require that the applicants live in certain areas. The movement erupted in several places at once, particularly in Germany beginning in 1517, when Martin Luther, a monk and professor at the University of Wittenberg, called for reopening of debate on the sale of indulgences.
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Parliamentary procedures in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

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An army of some 10,000 Highlanders was brought down from the Popish north, [ 3 ] to spoil and torture the inhabitants of the western Lowlands. Also strong points on the limitations of the sacraments. Nelson observed that in Virginia, for example, while Baptists and Presbyterians became more numerous in the colony from the 1750s, “some parishes had few or no first-hand encounters with dissenters” before the 1770s. 44 Jewel Spangler’s careful attention to these patterns led her to argue that dissenters’ and churchmen’s efforts to Christianize Virginia can partly be seen as complementary, with Presbyterians and Baptists helping to meet religious “supply” problems in regions underserved by the established church. 45 While many historians continue to stress the distinctiveness of evangelical culture, there are also suggestions to rethink the rather too neat divides that have been used to differentiate evangelicals from southern Anglicans.
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