committed to historic Baptist & Reformed beliefs

 

CATECHISM

OF

ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY


AUTHOR OF “Hereditary Depravity,” “Close
Communion and Baptists,” “History Of
Middle Tennessee Baptists.”


“The Church Of The Living God, The Pillar and Ground of
Truth,” 1 Timothy 3:15.


PREPARED BY

ELD. J. H. GRIME

LEBANON, TENNESSEE

 

FOREWORD

This Catechism of Ecclesiastical History was written by my father, Elder John Harvey Grime, who was for 66 years an active Baptist minister. It was first published in 1905 when my lather was living in Corsicana, Texas, and has been re-published three limes since. Due to a continued demand far the information contained in this booklet, I am offering this, the fifth publication, to the public.

J. HALL GRIME, Lebanon, Tenn.

July 29, 1964

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ELDER JOHN HARVEY GRIME

July 29, 1851 — August 8, 1941

 

 

CONTENTS

Facts concerning the establishment of the church by Christ and the apostles—Name—Perpetuity—Persecution of Baptists in Europe and America—Early Baptists in America—Baptists in England and Wales

Roman and Greek Catholics—Development of Catholicism Contrasts between Baptists and Catholics

Episcopal Church—Establishment as a State Church

Methodist Episcopal Church—Came out of the Episcopal Church

Presbyterians—Development—Divisions—
Formation of Cumberland Presbyterians

Reformers or Campbellites
Development and results of the movement

Appendix I.—Baptist doctrine and practice—Baptist principles contrasted with Roman Catholics

Appendix 2.—Origin and founders of religious denominations common to our country

Baptists—Primitive Baptists—Two Seed Baptists—Free Will Baptists—Seventh Day Baptists—Dunkers or German Baptists—Separate Baptists—Christian Baptists—General Baptists—Catholics—Roman Catholics—Greek Catholics—Episcopal—Protestant Episcopa—Reformed Episcopal—Methodists—M. E. Church—M. E. Church. South—Protestant Methodists—Wesleyan Methodists—Calvinistjc Methodists—Presbyterians—Old and New School Presbyterians—Associate Presbyterian Church—Reformed Presbyterians or Covenanters—Cumberland and Presbyterians—Lutheran—Evangelical Lutheran Church—Congregationalists—Disciples or Campbellites—Church of God—Dutch Reformed Church—Christians or Christian Connection—Evangelical Association—Friends or Quakers—German Reformed Church—Shakers—Universalists—United Brethren—United Brethren in Christ—Other Religions—Mormons—Swedenborgians—Mohammedans

 
 
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