No Armor for the Back

Author: Keith E. Durso
Publisher: Mercer University Press
ISBN: 9780881460964
Format: PDF
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Many early Baptists who were imprisoned in England and in the American colonies did not remain silent, for they continued to write letters, poems, and books. No Armor for the Back: Baptist Prison Writings, 1600s ? 1700s recounts the story of several Baptists who refused to yield to political and ecclesiastical pressures to conform.

History of the English Calvinistic Baptists 1771 1892

Author: Robert W. Oliver
Publisher: Banner of Truth
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book traces the story of the English Calvinistic Baptists from the death of John Gill in 1771 to that of Charles Haddon Spurgeon in 1892. It deals not only with the well-known digures in this community's history?theological giants like John Gill, Andrew Fuller, Wiliam Gadsby, and Charles Spurgeon?but also with lesser-known lights, men like the hymn writer Benjamin Beddome, the eccentric John Collett Ryland, Abraham Booth, and John Stevens. 'Wide and deep reading in the writings of these men has given Dr. Robert Oliver an excellent grasp of thier various theological perspectives...a...masterfull book." (Dr. Michael A. G. Haykin)

The Life and Writings of Thomas Helwys

Author: Joseph Everett Early
Publisher: Mercer University Press
ISBN: 9780881461466
Format: PDF
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This is a compilation of all of Thomas Helwys' writings to honor his 400th birthday in 2009, translated from Latin or modern English. The first permanent Baptist and founder of the First Baptist church in England, Thomas Helwys helped develop Baptist theo

Church History Volume Two From Pre Reformation to the Present Day

Author: John D. Woodbridge
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310515149
Format: PDF
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Church history is the story of the greatest community the world has known and the greatest movement in world history. Yet, just as the biblical record of the people of God is the story of a mixed people with great acts of faith and great failures in sin and unfaithfulness, so is the history of the people who have made up the church down through the ages. Church History, Volume Two is an account of the ups and downs, the triumphs and struggles, of the Christian movement. It offers a unique contextual view of how the Christian church spread and developed from the just prior to the Reformation and through the next five-hundred-plus years into the present-day. This book looks closely at the integral link between the history of the world and that of the church, detailing the times, cultures, and events that both influenced and were influenced by the church. Filled with maps, charts, and illustrations, gives primary attention to the history of Christianity in the West (western Europe and North America), but given the global and ecumenical environment of the twenty-first century, it also covers Africa, eastern Europe, Asia, and Latin America.

The Death of Christian Britain

Author: Callum G. Brown
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135115532
Format: PDF, Docs
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The Death of Christian Britain uses the latest techniques to offer new formulations of religion and secularisation and explores what it has meant to be 'religious' and 'irreligious' during the last 200 years. By listening to people's voices rather than purely counting heads, it offers a fresh history of de-christianisation, and predicts that the British experience since the 1960s is emblematic of the destiny of the whole of western Christianity. Challenging the generally held view that secularization has been a long and gradual process beginning with the industrial revolution, it proposes that it has been a catastrophic short term phenomenon starting with the 1960's. Is Christianity in Britain nearing extinction? Is the decline in Britain emblematic of the fate of western Christianity? Topical and controversial, The Death of Christian Britain is a bold and original work that will bring some uncomfortable truths to light.

Arminian and Baptist

Author: Matthew Pinson
Publisher: Randall House Publications
ISBN: 9780892656967
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Dr. Pinson brings from his thorough research this collection of essays to the reader as a blend of church history and theology. This work is an important resource to understand an evangelical Arminianism while revealing the context of its Reformation roots. The author explores the Arminianism of Thomas Helwys and the General Baptists of old. All the works come together to show the rich heritage of Reformed theology while maintaining the foundation of a biblically grounded Arminianism.