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Baptists in Early North America–Newport, Rhode Island, Seventh Day Baptists, Volume III
Edited by: Janet Thorngate   Series edited by: William H. Brackney
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H922
ISBN: 9780881465884
Availability: In stock
Price: $60.00
Baptists in Early North America—Newport, Rhode Island, Seventh Day Baptists , Volume III covers the period 1664 to 1808, from the date some members of Newport’s first Baptist church began meeting for worship on the seventh-day Sabbath (Saturday) through the first 137 years of their life as the Newport Seventh Day Baptist Church. Transcriptions of the church’s first three record books (1692–1808) are preceded by extensive excerpts from the manuscripts and letters of Samuel Hubbard, one of the founding members; these document the origins in John Clarke’s Newport Baptist church and the influences from Sabbathkeeping Baptists in mid-seventeenth century England.

Baptists in Early North America–Swansea, Massachusetts Volume I
Publisher: Mercer Universtiy Press
Product Code: H871
ISBN: 9780881464399
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: In stock
Price: $60.00
Baptists in Early North America—Swansea, Massachusetts, is the first volume to appear in the BENA Series. Volume 1 covers the period 1649 to 1844. Known in part as the “Ilston Book,” it is the oldest surviving record of a Baptist congregation in North America and contains equally unique material from the Welsh period of the congregation gathered by John Myles.

Baptists in Early North America—Welsh Neck, South Carolina, Volume V
Edited by: John Barrington   Series edited by: William H. Brackney
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H956
ISBN: 9780881466775
Availability: In stock
Price: $60.00
BAPTISTS IN EARLY NORTH AMERICA--WELSH NECK, SOUTH CAROLINA, contains a transcription of the Welsh Neck Church Book from 1759 to 1798, along with two short works by Rev. Edmund Botsford, pastor of Welsh Neck from 1782 to 1796: his SPIRITUAL AUTOBIOGRAPHY and ON SLAVERY. This volume also includes the letters written by Botsford to Rev. Richard Furman during Botsford's years as pastor at Welsh Neck. These documents are accompanied by a history of the church from its founding in 1737 until it moved to Society Hill at the start of the nineteenth century.

Baptists on the American Frontier : A history of Ten Baptist Churches of which the Author has been alternately a member
By author: Chester R. Young
Product Code: H373
ISBN: 9780865544796
Product Format: Hardback
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Price: $45.00
John Taylor's account of religious life on the American frontier of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, long recognized as a significant primary source for the study of the history of Christianity in American, especially the history of Baptists, is available here in an annotated version.

Baptists, Gospel, and Culture: Papers from the Eighth International Conference on Baptist Studies
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P625
ISBN: 9780881467895
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Price: $40.00
Baptists historically have shared common beliefs, including believer's baptism, congregational governance, and separation of church and state. This book addresses the question of why Baptists differ in various parts of the world. A central component of the answer lies in part in the variety of cultures where Baptists have planted churches. In order to document the diversities, this study has intentionally sought contributions from Baptist scholars across the world, including Africa, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Latin America, and eastern Europe as well as from western Europe and North America where Baptist presence is more common.

Billy Sunday And The Redemption Of Urban America
By author: Lyle W. Dorsett
Product Code: P272
ISBN: 9780865548985
Product Format: Paperback
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Price: $35.00
The most colorful of the tent and tabernacle revivalists, preaching to over 100 million people from 1908 to 1920, Billy Sunday stands as one of the most significant mass evangelists of the 20th century. Lyle Dorsett makes a fresh and original contribution to our understanding of this pugnacious baseball player-turned-preacher with his use of the Sunday family papers. In this new paperback edition Dorsett provides a new foreword to his classic work on the famed evangelist.

Broken Churches, Broken Nation: Denominational Schisms and the Coming of the Civil War
By author: Betty Ruth Goen
Product Code: P017
ISBN: 9780865541870
Product Format: Paperback
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Price: $20.00
In this first comprehensive treatment of the role of American churches in the processes that led to the Civil War, Goen suggests that the division of Presbyterian, Methodist, and Baptist churches along the lines of slavery foreshadowed and was a major cause of the imminent dissolution of the Union.

Charlotte Atlee White Rowe: The Story of America's First Appointed Woman Missionary
By author: Reid S. Trulson
Product Code: HH1012
ISBN: 9780881468038
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Price: $35.00
Charlotte Atlee White was the first woman officially appointed as a missionary by any denomination or mission agency. The scandal of her 1815 appointment required her to prevail over gender bias, survive attempts to revoke her appointment, and surmount the challenge of insufficient funding. After marrying Joshua Rowe, a widowed missionary in Calcutta in 1816, she remained in India to serve with the British Baptists. There she overcame local prejudice against educating girls while starting schools, teaching in Hindi, and writing a Hindi spelling and grammar book as teaching aids

Christianity: A Biblical, Historical, and Theological Guide for Students
Product Code: P412
ISBN: 9780881462043
Product Format: Paperback
Availability: In stock
Price: $35.00
Christianity: A Biblical, Historical, and Theological Guide for Students is specifically designed to be used as a textbook for a course called “Introduction to Christianity.” The text is the product of more than a decade of classroom work and will provide students with a general introduction to the Christian religion, giving particular emphasis to the biblical, historical, and theological traditions within Christianity. In addition to its primary purpose as a textbook, this book will prove useful to anyone who may be interested in Christianity, from non-Christian inquirers to lay persons in weekly Sunday-school classes.

Christianity
Product Code: P627
ISBN: 9780881468113
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Price: $35.00
Weaving together input from six experts in the fields of Bible, Church History, and Theology, CHRISTIANITY introduces learners to the practices, traditions, beliefs, and scriptures of the Christian faith. This expanded and updated edition tells Christianity's growth from humble origins to becoming the world's largest religion.

Church Music in America, 1620-2000
By author: John Ogasapian
Product Code: H720
ISBN: 9780881460261
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: In stock
Price: $49.95
This overview traces the musical practices of several American Christian groups from their arrival in America to the present, and the way in which those practices and traditions influenced each other, leading to the diverse and multi-hued pattern that is American church music at the beginning of the twenty-first century.

Crawford Howell Toy: The Man, the Scholar, the Teacher
By author: Mikeal C. Parsons
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P593
ISBN: 9780881467253
Availability: In stock
Price: $35.00
Crawford Howell Toy (1836-1919) was professor of Old Testament at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary from 1869-1879. In 1879, Toy was forced to resign from the Seminary over his views of evolution and biblical higher criticism. In 1880, he was hired by Harvard University as the Hancock Professor of Hebrew and Other Oriental Languages; Toy remained in Cambridge for the rest of his life (1880-1919).

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