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6 edition of Baptists on the American frontier found in the catalog.

Baptists on the American frontier

a history of ten Baptist churches of which the author has been alternately a member

by Taylor, John

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Published by Mercer University Press in Macon, Ga .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Virginia,
  • Kentucky
    • Subjects:
    • Taylor, John, 1752-1835.,
    • Baptists -- Virginia -- History.,
    • Baptists -- Kentucky -- History.,
    • Baptists -- Clergy -- Biography.,
    • Clergy -- Virginia -- Biography.,
    • Clergy -- Kentucky -- Biography.,
    • Virginia -- Church history.,
    • Kentucky -- Church history.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [373]-389) and index.

      Statementby John Taylor.
      ContributionsYoung, Chester Raymond, 1920-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX6248.V8 T33 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 416 p. ;
      Number of Pages416
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL798717M
      ISBN 100865544794
      LC Control Number95034931
      OCLC/WorldCa32925917

      Let every man speak freely without fear, maintain the principles that he believes, worship according to his own faith, either one God, three Gods, no God, or twenty Gods; and let government protect him in so doing. A careful examination of the recipe reveals a marvelous balance and wholeness. In keeping with the approach of the new historians of capitalism, the book covers a great deal of ground — not only economic enterprise but religion, ideas of masculinity and gender, and national and Southern politics. Some states tenaciously maintained a government-supported church.

      The Awakening brought about a division among Baptists. While General Baptists emerged first, the Particular Baptists became the leading sect. In a sense there are many Baptist stories. These bodies of baptized believers were never supported by government laws or finances. He also wrote a history of the Clear Creek Baptist Church Woodford County, KY ; an important booklet entitled "Thoughts on Missions" and several brief biographies, as well as many articles that were published in religious periodicals.

      Baptism only of believers in Christ after their conversion and by immersion is often cited as the distinguishing characteristic of Baptists. Some worship services are informal; others are formal. Shelves: christian-history A splendid little history. Within three hundred years of the beginning of the Christian movement, vast changes took place in the movement.


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Many persons, including Baptists, came to believe strongly that the government-established church, the Church of England, did not interpret the Bible correctly. Visiting America in —40, he preached up and down the colonies to vast crowds in open fields, because no church building would hold the throngs he attracted.

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Taylor answered Alexander Campbell and his followers' charges against him in this paper. Conclusion The Baptist story is indeed a wonderful story.

There are no officially prescribed rules by the Baptist denomination for congregational organization. Back to 2 B. The initial motivation for the change was missions. June He started a Baptist church in Newport, near where Williams and others had constituted a Baptist church.

The beliefs and practices of New Testament churches are what Baptists strive to emulate in their churches. These Baptists are known as General Baptists; they believed that salvation was available by grace to all who believed in Christ as Lord and Savior.

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