Demanding Liberty: An Untold Story of American R

Demanding Liberty: An Untold Story of American R

by Brandon J. O'Brien


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780830845286
Publisher: SPCK Publishing
Publication date: 04/24/2018
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 1,172,463
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x (h) x 8.25(d)

About the Author

Brandon J. O'Brien (PhD, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is director of content and distribution for Redeemer City to City in Manhattan. He is coauthor, with E. Randolph Richards, of Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes and Paul Behaving Badly, as well as the author of The Strategically Small Church.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 "Filled Up with Sin": Why America Needed a Revival 13

2 Ministry and the Holy Spirit 35

3 Becoming Baptist 55

4 No More "Nursing Fathers" 73

5 A Record of Wrongs 93

6 Religious Liberty on the Eve of War 111

7 New Liberties in the New World: A Lesson in Controlling the Narrative 125

8 Backus, Baptists, and the Bill of Rights 143

9 Where to Go from Here 161

Acknowledgments 169

Appendix: A Complete List of Writings by Isaac Backus 171

Notes 177

General Index 193

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