The Baptists / Edition 1

The Baptists / Edition 1

by William H. Brackney
     
 

ISBN-10: 0275948595

ISBN-13: 9780275948597

Pub. Date: 05/28/1994

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

A brief, narrative survey of the Baptists in North America over the last three and a half centuries, from their roots in Europe to their present manifestations in contemporary America and the world. The six chapters are organized around five distinctives historically important to Baptists: the Bible, the Church, the ordinances/sacraments, voluntarism, and

Overview

A brief, narrative survey of the Baptists in North America over the last three and a half centuries, from their roots in Europe to their present manifestations in contemporary America and the world. The six chapters are organized around five distinctives historically important to Baptists: the Bible, the Church, the ordinances/sacraments, voluntarism, and religious liberty. Concluding with a Chronology and extensive Bibliographic Essay, this is an ideal text for courses in Church History, North American Religious History, or American social and cultural history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275948597
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/28/1994
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
672,468
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface

Introduction: The Problem of Baptist Identity

An Overview of Baptist History

The Bible: Authority or Battleground?

A New Vision for the Church

Sacraments/Ordinances: Signs of Faith

A New Way: Voluntary Religion

The Struggle for Religious Liberty

Notes

Appendix 1: Chronology

Appendix 2: The International Baptist Family

Bibliographic Essay

Index

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