William Crawley tells the dramatic story of Ulster's Presbyterians
The final part of William Crawley's landmark series tells a tale of union and division as Ulster's Presbyterians begin to move away from their radical past to become part of the establishment in a new Northern Ireland state. He explores the creation of the modern-day Presbyterian church in Ireland, born out of a bitter struggle between radicals and conservatives, and he travels to India to celebrate the legacy of its first missionaries.
William Crawley tells the dramatic story of Ulster's Presbyterians, the largest Protestant denomination in Northern Ireland. Beginning with the foundation of the church in the 17th century, Crawley follows the fortunes of Ulster's Presbyterians through four centuries of challenge and change. In this episode, Crawley tells the story of the rebel Scottish ministers who first established the Presbyterian church on Irish soil and follows their struggle for religious liberty throughout their first turbulent century in Ireland.