Discusses the lay involvement in the prophecies or exercises devised by Elizabethan reformers in England as in-service training during the 16th century. Attitude toward prophesying during the period; Exercises of the refugee churches; Efforts to suppress the prophesying.

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Copyright © 1999 Cambridge University Press and American Society of Church History. This article first appeared in Church History 68:2 (1999), 337 – 358. Reprinted with permission by Cambridge University Press.

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