Clapham Sect : British Religious Group

Tree House Clapham – Clapham Sect, group of evangelical Christians, prominent in England from about 1790 to 1830, who campaigned for the abolition of slavery and promoted missionary work at home and abroad. The group centred on the church of John Venn, rector of Clapham in south London. Its members included William Wilberforce, Henry Thornton, … Read more

The Clapham Sect

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The Clapham sect was a group of prominent and wealthy people who worshiped at Holy Trinity Church on Clapham Common in the late 18th century. Under his influence, Clapham became a center of evangelization and they combined their efforts to put pressure on the government. They were credited with founding several contracting and missionary societies, … Read more