The Baptist Story: From English Sect to Global Movement

The Baptist Story: From English Sect to Global Movement


The Baptist tale is a story historical past spanning over 4 centuries of a various crew of individuals dwelling between unique cultures on separate continents whereas discovering their id in Christ and expressing their religion as Baptists. Baptist historians Anthony Chute, Nathan Finn, and Michael Haykin spotlight the Baptist transition from a despised sect to a move of world effect. every one bankruptcy comprises tales of people that made this heritage so interesting. even if the emphasis is at the English-speaking global, The Baptist tale integrates tales of non-English-speaking Baptists, ethnic minorities, ladies, and minority theological traditions, all in the context of ancient, orthodox Christianity.

This quantity offers greater than simply the basic occasions and useful names to show the grand background. It additionally addresses questions that scholars of Baptist historical past often ask, contains prayers and hymns of these who skilled desire and heartbreak, and directs the reader’s recognition to the venture of the church as a complete. Written with an irenic tone and illustrated with pictures in each bankruptcy, The Baptist Story is ultimate for graduate and undergraduate classes, in addition to team examine within the neighborhood church.

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