The Baptists

The Baptists

by William Brackney


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A comprehensive reference highly recommended for academic and large public libraries. Library Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313238222
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 03/22/1988
Series: Denominations in America Series , #2
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.81(d)

About the Author

WILLIAM HENRY BRACKNEY is Vice-President, Dean, and Professor of the History of Christianity at the Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Table of Contents

Series Foreword


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 the Faith

A New Way: Voluntary Religion

The Struggle for Religious Liberty

Biographical Entries

Isaac Backus—Elhanan Winchester

Appendix: A Chronology of Baptist Life



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