26) A brief survey of chapel culture, and of the position of the nonconformist
minister within it, therefore provides an important background to what follows.
First of all you have what was perceived as German imperialist belligerence, and secondly the fact that by that time David Lloyd George was very influential as a politician - and, of course, he was a Welsh Nonconformist
But given the nonconformist
backgroundof the promoters, the latterwould mostly involve learning a few hymns, not studying the Book of Common Prayer.
So if you cannotfind a suspected event in the parish register, search for any nonconformist
chapels/ meeting houses which were in the area at the time 1 spent hours attempting to track an ancestor's birth, eventually to discover it listed in the nonconformist
register of a neighbouring parish.
Nonconformity) was "massively influential" in Wales in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and, as most Nonconformist
churches conducted services in Welsh, much of that influence was spent on behalf of the preservation of Wales's ancient tongue.
Johnson argues that the evolution from dissenting academies to theological colleges, eventually affiliated with universities, facilitated cultural change within Nonconformist
ministry and theology between 1825 and 1925.
Before the last quarter of the nineteenth century, Methodists--particularly the largest and most conservative denomination to which Hughes, Bunting, and Lunn belonged, the Wesleyan Methodists--had held aloof from other Nonconformist
While artists and scientists often work in isolation, organizations are composed of groups, and group dynamics are not always sympathetic to the nonconformist
nature of a creative individual.
As for nurturing nonconformist
thought and educated skepticism - well, nothing could be more dangerous, in the eyes of the American establishment.
As the season launch of BAM's Next Wave Festival, the repertory allowed audiences to experience the nonconformist
nature of this artist, who was singularly influential in the development of American modern dance.
Esther, the heroine, believes herself to be the daughter of a Nonconformist
minister, but she is in fact the true heir of the Transome estate.
Designed by John Gibson and completed in 1869, the chapel -- a word which scarcely seems adequate to describe this generously proportioned Victorian gothic building (which seats 450) -- is decorated with a formality that looks more high Anglican than Nonconformist
Morton, an English nonconformist
minister, came to Boston in 1686.
His refusal to obey royal edicts banning nonconformist
preaching led to his imprisonment from 1660 to 1672.