The History of the English General Baptists Vol 1 of 2

Author: Adam Taylor
Publisher: Forgotten Books
ISBN: 9780266208174
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Excerpt from The History of the English General Baptists, Vol. 1 of 2: The English General Baptists of the Seventeenth Century Whitfield, to rouse tour countrymen to an atten tion'to the most important oftall concerns; the salvation of their immortal souls. These useful men encountered violent opposition; but were blest with astonishing success and1 were soon joined by many respectable characters. Amongst others, the pious Lady Huntingdon 'ent'ered warmly into their views; and exerted all the influence which -her rank and fortune gave her, to promote their success. David Taylor; one of her servants, residing with her at Donington Park, in Leicestershire, having himself! Tasted that -the Lord was graciou's, was occasionally employed, 'under thezsanction of her. Ladyship; in preaching. In: thetneighbourhoodi ln.these benevolent excursions, he visited, in 1741,1glen field and Ratby, two villages inear Leicester. Curiosity'led many to'hear the strange'preacher, and histnew doctrines: and, among the rest, Mr: samueledeacon of Ratby, afterwards for many years pastor of the general baptist church at Bar ton Being informed, when at workin the field; that.a person had been preaching in the street, at Gle'nfield, and was going to preach again at Hat; by. He immediately laid downthis scythe, and went to hear him. The sermon made a lasting im pression on his mind, and induced him to search the scriptures. The dissoluteness and 1gnorance of the clergyman now struck him in a new light: and he began to reflect on his own danger, as part of the flock of so careless a shepherd. Afo ter much reading, reasoning, and perplexity, be.was enabled to rely on Christ alone for sal vation: and immediately found peace and joy in believing. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

No Armor for the Back

Author: Keith E. Durso
Publisher: Mercer University Press
ISBN: 9780881460964
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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
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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)

Church History Volume Two From Pre Reformation to the Present Day

Author: John D. Woodbridge
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310515149
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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
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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.

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

Baptists and the Bible

Author: L. Russ Bush
Publisher: B & H Academic
ISBN: 9780805418323
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A revised edition for students at the divinity school level who study the origins of modern Baptists in 17th Century England, bibliology of the 18th and 19th century Baptists of England and America, and the sources for present-day uncertainties in the field of bibliology, especially as it relates to the Southern Baptist Convention as well as the Northern Baptist Convention. An excellent tool for researchers, scholars, as well as laymen.