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The new pastor also had to support the church practices toward which the founders inclined, and had to accept the responsibility of standing up to the criticism that would inevitably come against the church from Boston’s pastoral establishment. The Brattle group needed to secure a pastor that had orthodox beliefs and high social standing, but whose authority and ordination came from somewhere outside the spheres of New England clerical power. Naturally, Colman and the Protestant Interest 31 they preferred someone with the stamp of metropolitan authority, bypassing the sanction of the Boston authorities with an appeal to the cultivation and power of London.
Colman reminded his listeners and readers of this dual cultural identity as Britons and members of the true catholic church. Though the reformed tradition and Puritanism had always held to the doctrine of a true world church, the threat of Catholicism and increasing availability of news concerning persecuted Protestants in Europe, combined with the irenic sensibility of English latitudinarianism, made Colman promote the doctrine of the mystical body Colman and the Protestant Interest 37 of Christ more vehemently than New Englanders had previously heard.
Thomas Bray’s ‘‘Associates’’ who worked toward opening new colonies in North America for the settlement of persecuted Protestants and further evangelization of Native American and African American populations. Coram had lived for ten years in Massachusetts and considered Colman his chief contact with regard to matters of Protestant expansion and evangelization in New England.