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a critique of the english separatist descent theory in baptist historiography

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Primary Sources

Books

Burrage, Champlin. The Early English Dissenters: In the Light of Recent Research (1550-1641). 2 vols. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1912.

Hudson, Winthrop S. (Ed.). Baptist Concepts of the Church. Philadelphia: The Judson Press, 1959.

Lofton, George A. Defense of the Jessey Records and Kiffin Manuscript with a Review of Dr. John T. Christian's Work Entitled: "Baptist History Vindicated." Nashville: Marshall and Bruce, 1899.

_______. English Baptist Reformation. Louisville: Charles T. Dearing, 1899.

_______. A Review of the Question. Louisville: Charles T. Dearing, 1899.

Lumpkin, William L. Baptist Confessions of Faith. Philadelphia: The Judson Press, 1959.

Maring, Norman H., and Hudson, Winthrop S. A Baptist Manual of Polity and Practice. Valley Forge: The Judson Press, 1963.

Shakespeare, John H. Baptist and Congregational Pioneers. London: National Council of Evangelical Free Churches, 1906.

Torbet, Robert G. A History of the Baptists. Philadelphia: The Judson Press, 1950.

_______. A History of the Baptists. 1st ed. Revised. Valley Forge: The Judson Press, 1963.

_______. A Social History of the Philadelphia Baptist Association: 1704-1940. Philadelphia: Westbrooke Publishing Co., 1944.

Vedder, Henry C. A Short History of the Baptists. Philadelphia: American Baptist Publication Society, 1907.

Whitsitt, William Heth. A Question in Baptist History: Whether the Anabaptists in England Practiced Immersion before the Year 1641? Louisville: Charles T. Dearing, 1896.

 

Articles

Haselden, Kyle. "Baptist Ambivalence," The Christian Century, LXXXIII (June 1, 1966), 705-706.

Hudson, Winthrop S. "Baptists," The Encyclopedia Americana (1962 ed.), III, 219-25.

_______. "Baptists Were Not Anabaptists," The Chronicle, XVI (October, 1953), 171-79.

_______. "The Ecumenical Spirit of Early Baptists," Review and Expositor, LV (April, 1958), 182-95.

_______. "Who Were the Baptists?" The Baptist Quarterly, XVI (July, 1956), 303-12.

_______. "Who Were the Baptists?" ibid., XVII (April, 1957), 53-55.

Torbet, Robert G. "American Baptists Resolve in 1966," Missions: American Baptist International Magazine, CLXIV (January, 1966), 1, 15.

_______. "Baptist Thought About the Church," Foundations, I (April, 1958), 18-37.

_______. "Baptists and Protestantism in America, " Southwestern Journal of Theology, VI (April, 1964), 94-100.

_______. "Baptists and the Ecumenical Movement," The Chronicle, XVIII (April, 1955), 86-96.

_______. "The Beginnings of Baptist Churches," What Is the Church? Ed. Duke K. McCall. Nashville: Broadman Press, 1958, pp. 118-33.

Whitley, W. T. "Benjamin Stinton and His Baptist Friends," Transactions of the Baptist Historical Society, I (1908-1909), 193-96.

_______. "The Contents of Stinton's Repository," ibid., II (1910-1911), 77-94.

_______. "Debate on Infant Baptism, 1643," ibid., I (1908-1909), 237-45.

_______. "The Jacob-Jessey Church, 1616-1678," ibid., pp. 246-56.

_______. "Records of the Jacob-Lathrop-Jessey Church 1616-1641," ibid., pp. 203-25.

_______. "Rise of the Particular Baptists in London, 1633-1644," ibid., pp. 226-36.

_______. "Stinton's Historical Researches," ibid., pp. 197-202.

Whitsitt, William Heth. "Baptist History," The Religious Herald, LXIX (May 7, 1896), [2].

_______. "Baptists," The Universal Cyclopaedia: A New Edition Prepared by a Large Corps of Editors, Assisted by Eminent European and American Specialists, ed. Charles Kendall Adams, I (1900), 489-93.

 

Secondary Sources

Books

Armitage, Thomas. A History of the Baptists: Traced by Their Vital Principles and Practices, from the Time of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ to the Year 1886. New York: Bryan Taylor and Co., 1887.

Backus, Isaac. A History of New England with Particular Reference to the Denomination of Christians Called Baptists. 2 vols. 2d ed. With notes by David Weston. Newton, Mass.: Backus Historical Society, 1871.

Barnes, William W. The Southern Baptist Convention: 1845-1953. Nashville: Broadman Press, 1954.

Benedict, David. A General History of the Baptist Denomination in America and Other Parts of the World. New York: Lewis Colby and Co., 1848.

Cathcart, William (ed.). The Baptist Encyclopedia. Philadelphia: Louis H. Everets, 1881.

Christian, John T. Baptist History Vindicated. Louisville: Baptist Book Concern, 1899.

_______. Did They Dip? Louisville: Baptist Book Concern, 1896.

_______. A History of the Baptists. 2 vols. Nashville: Broadman Press, 1922.

Cook, Richard B. The Story of the Baptists in All Ages and Countries. Baltimore: Rev. W. M. Wharton, 1884.

Cramp, J. M. Baptist History from the Foundation of the Christian Church. 1st ed. Revised. Philadelphia: American Baptist Publication Society, 1868.

Estep, William R. The Anabaptist Story. Nashville: Broadman Press, 1963.

Graves, James Robinson. Old Landmarkism: What Is It? Texarkana, Ark.: Baptist Sunday School Committee, 1928.

Ivimey, Joseph. A History of the English Baptists. 4 vols. London: Printed for the author, 1811-1830.

Newman, Albert H. A History of Antipedobaptism. Philadelphia: American Baptist Publication Society, 1897.

Orchard, G. H. A Concise History of Foreign Baptists. Reprint. Lexington: Ashland Avenue Baptist Church, 1956.

Payne, Ernest A. The Fellowship of Believers. London: The Carey Kingsgate Press, 1952.

_______. The Free Church Tradition in the Life of England. 3d ed. Revised. London: SCM Press, Ltd., 1951.

Underwood, A. C. A History of the English Baptists. London: Carey Kingsgate Press, 1947.

Van Tassel, David D. Recording America's Past. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1960.

Westin, Gunnar. The Free Church through the Ages. Nashville: Broadman Press, 1958.

 

Articles

Bender, Harold S. "State, Anabaptist-Mennonite Attitude Toward," The Mennonite Encyclopedia, ed. Harold S. Bender and Others, IV (1959), 611-19.

Dobbins, Gaines S. "Whitsitt, William Heth," Encyclopedia of Southern Baptists, ed. Clifton J. Allen and Others, II (1958), 1496.

Hannen, Robert B. "Historical Notes on the Name Baptist," Foundations, VIII (January, 1965), 62-71.

"Hudson, Prof. Winthrop S(till)," Directory of American Scholars, ed. The Jaques Cattell Press, I (1963), 302.

Kliever, Lonnie D. "General Baptist Origins: The Question of Anabaptist Influence," The Mennonite Quarterly Review, XXXVI (October, 1962), 192-321.

"Lofton, George Augustus," The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography, XVI (1937), 226.

Newman, Albert H. "The Whitsitt Controversy," included in Lofton, George A. A Review of the Question. Louisville: Charles T. Dearing, 1899, pp. 145-215.

Payne, Ernest A. "Who Were the Baptists?" The Baptist Quarterly, XVI (October, 1956), 339-42.

Shakespeare, Geoffrey. "John Howard Shakespeare," The Baptist Quarterly, XVII (April, 1957), 51-52.

Smucker, Don E. "Walter Rauschenbusch and Anabaptist Historiography," The Recovery of the Anabaptist Vision, ed. Guy F. Hershberger. Scottdale, Pa.: Herald Press, 1957, pp. 291-304.

Stassen, Glen H. "Anabaptist Influence in the Origin of the Particular Baptists," The Mennonite Quarterly Review, XXXVI (October, 1962), 322-48.

Stephens, Harold. "Lofton, George Augustus," Encyclopedia of Southern Baptists, ed. Clifton J. Allen and Others, II (1958), 790.

"Summa der Heiligen Schrift," The Mennonite Encyclopedia, ed. Harold S. Bender and Others, IV (1959), 654.

"Torbet, Dean Robert G(eorge)," Directory of American Scholars, ed. The Jaques Cattell Press, I (1963), 302.

"Vedder, Henry Clay," Who Was Who in America, I (1943), 1276.

Weaver, Rufus W. "Life and Times of William Heth Whitsitt," The Review and Expositor, XXXVII (April 1940), 115-32.

Westin, Gunnar. "Who Were the Baptists?" The Baptist Quarterly, XVII (April, 1957), 55-60.

 

Unpublished Material

Patterson, William M. "A Critique of the Successionist Concept in Baptist Historiography." Unpublished Th.D. dissertation, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 1956.

 
 
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