John’s Island Presbyterian Church - Three Centuries
Friday - April 27, 2012
About This Show
First founded three centuries ago by British Dissenters and French Huguenots, Johns Island Presbyterian Church was built on a promise of religious freedom and tolerance offered by the South Carolina charter. The church is one of the oldest continuously active congregations of any denomination in North America, and it has survived multiple wars and the clash of different cultures to endure into the twenty-first century. Dr. Charles Raynal joins Dr. Edgar to talk about his new book Johns Island Presbyterian Church: Its People and Its Community from Colonial Beginnings to the Twenty-First Century, and the history of religious tolerance in Carolina.