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Baptists through the centuries : a history of a global people

Author: D W Bebbington
Publisher: Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An introduction to the history and theology of this international people, this work provides a chronological survey of the main developments in Baptist life and thought from the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries. As Baptists spread globally beyond their British and American origins, the author demonstrates how they constantly adapted to the cultures and societies in which they lived, generating even more  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D W Bebbington
ISBN: 9781602582040 1602582041
OCLC Number: 504280293
Description: xii, 315 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Roots in the Reformation --
Anabaptists and Baptists --
Particular and General Baptists in the seventeenth century --
Baptists and revival in the eighteenth century --
Divisions among Baptists in the nineteenth century --
Theological polarization among Baptists --
Baptists and the social gospel --
Gospel and race among Baptists --
Women in Baptist life --
Church, ministry, and sacraments among Baptists --
Baptists and religious liberty --
Baptists and foreign mission --
The global spread of the Baptists --
Baptist identity.
Responsibility: David W. Bebbington.

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Provides a chronological survey of the main developments in Baptist life and thought from the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries. This title demonstrates how they constantly adapted to the  Read more...
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"David Bebbington has placed us all in his debt by producing this volume." -- Journal of European Baptist Studies (2012, 12:2) "In Baptists through the Centuries , the distinguished University of Read more...

 
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