THE COLONIAL PERIOD
THE FIRST BAPTISTS IN AMERICA.
First Settlers Separatists and Puritans The Difference in the Parties The Puritan a Church of England Man Reformed Character of the Puritans Religious Intolerance Frothingham Neal Ruffini The Theocracy The First Baptists Their CharacterStatistics .
THE BAPTISTS IN RHODE ISLAND.
Baptists Organize Roger Williams Relations to Sir Edward Coke Arrival in New England How Recognized Estimates of Him Pastor in Salem Interference of the Magistrates Plymouth Returns to Salem Before the Court in Boston The Attitude of the People of Salem His Banishment His Popularity in Salem Revocation of the Order of Banishment Roman Catholics Organization of the Church in Providence The Baptism of Williams The Form of Baptism Abandons the Church Apostolic Succession and the Administration of Baptism Irregularity John Spilsbury Further History of the Church Pardon Tillinghast Williams on Liberty His Character The Church at Newport John Clarke His Character Recognition of Charles II A New Charter Rhode Island Persecuted by Other Colonies Better Opinion of the State Prosperity of the Baptists.
THE PERSECUTION OF THE BAPTISTS IN MASSECHUSETTS.
Charter RightsA Christian StateViolations of the CharterPeter OliverEpiscopal Worship not AllowedThe BrownsThe Rise of the BaptistsThe Baptists DenouncedPetitions Against ThemLady MoodyWilliam WitterThomas PainterThe Governor ActsA Severe LawBaptists PunishedThe Law ExplainedGoodman JohnsonLetters on SeverityLetter to Plymouth ColonyThe Persecution of the QuakersDissenters Forced to Pay TaxesThe Opinion of Ruffini .
THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCHES IN MASSECHUSETTS.
The First Church in the StateSwanseaProsecutions of the ChurchA Grant of LandThe Conditions of the GrantThe Church in BostonRichard MatherJohn ClarkeObadiah Holmes and CrandallThey Are ArrestedThe Whipping of HolmesLetter to KiffinThe Conversion of Henry DunsterHistory of the CaseRemoved as President of HarvardThomas GouldThe Church FormedThe Action of the Congregational ChurchPersecutionsThe Action of the CourtThe Place of MeetingThe General Spirit of the PuritansHouse of WorshipSome Changes in SentimentTheir PunishmentThe Witches BurnedThe Opinion of the BaptistsWilliam MelbourneRobert CalefThe Power of the Theocracy BrokenThe Later Laws.
THE BAPTISTS OF PENNSYLVANIA AND THE JERSEYS.
William PennThe "Frame of Government""The Great Law"Liberal Provisions in ReligionBaptists from Rhode IslandThomas DunganCold SpringsPennepekBaptists from Wales, Ireland and EnglandElias KeachThe Keithian QuakersMennonitesBapti5ts in PhiladelphiaJersey BaptistsEmigrants from Many CountriesThe Congregationalists in NewarkA Curious Incident.
THE BAPTISTS OF MAINE AND SOUTH CAROLINA.
Baptists in KitteryThe Letter of Humphrey ChurchwoodWilliam ScrevenBefore the Grand JuryThe Account of Joshua MilletScreven Convicted of ContemptFinedHis CharacterScreven in South CarolinaThe Opinion of His EnemiesJoseph Lord Writes to the GovernorThe Settlement of CharlestonThe Established ChurchThe Different Religious SectsThe First Baptists ThereLady BlakeReligious Conformity DemandedNo Other Baptist Church in the StateThe Euhaw and Other Churches.
The Baptists in New York, Delaware, Connecticut and Vermont.
The Baptists in New YorkDutch SettlersThe Reformed ChurchThe Baptists Conventicles SuppressedLady MoodyBaptists in FlushingFrancis DoughtyLawsFinesValentineWightmanThe Various SectsGovernor AndrosGovernor HunterFirst Baptist Church, New YorkNicholas EyresFinesThe Baptists in Central New YorkDelawareThe Settlement of the StateThe Welsh Tract ChurchElijah Baker and Philip HughesThe Sounds Baptist ChurchConnecticutThe Severity of the LawsEarly BaptistThe Slow ProgressVermontThe Rise of the Baptists .
The Baptists in Maryland and New Hampshire.
MarylandClaims of the Roman CatholicsBishop GilmourCardinal GibbonsLord BaltimoreHis Views of LibertyA Forced Baptism of InfantsThe Protestant CharterRufuniDe CourceyReligious Provisions of the CharterThe Testimony or Dr. BrownsonAn Attempt to Establish the Roman Catholic Religion in l638The Famous Act of l649The Political Fortunes of Baltimore at the TimePopulation Mostly ProtestantThe Opinion of the HistoriansThe Law a Compromise Measure Between Roman Catholics and the PuritansGovernor Stone a ProtestantNo Liberty of Conscience AllowedRoman Catholic ViewThe Terrible PenaltiesThe Virgin MaryThe SabbathImprisonment and Public WhippingsThe Baptists in MarylandNew HampshireThe Baptist Church at NewtonOther Baptist Churches.
The Philadelphia Association, Brown University, and Baptist Customs.
Organization of the Philadelphia AssociationQuarterly MeetingsThe Early Churches of the BodyOther AssociationsPowers of an AssociationThe Declaration of the AssociationThe Separate Association in VirginiaJohn L. WallerDisciplineTrouble in the Pennepek ChurchThe First Church, Charleston, S. CRequirements to Unite With a ChurchMinisterial EducationThomas Hollis and Harvard CollegeScholarships for BaptistsAbel MorganThe Academy at HopewellMissionsOliver HartJohn GanoCircular Letter on EducationIsaac EatonBrown UniversityJames ManningDr. Ezra StilesThe CharterThe First Commencement of BrownThe College SuspendedResolutions on TemperanceEarly Customs of the Baptists.
The Great Awakening.
Baptists in MassachusettsPosition of the Puritans Reaction Against the Standing OrderThirteen EvilsThe Account of Jonathan Edwards of ConditionsA Minister in New HampshireThe Historian TrumbullThe Drink HabitThe Half Way CovenantThe Burning of WitchesThe Awakening in NorthamptonThe Sermons of EdwardsThe Revival BeginsThe Effects of the RevivalGeorge WhitefieldThe Estimate of Benjamin FranklinManner of Preaching of WhitefieldCalvinismThe Baptists CalvinisticDisordersPersecutions of the Standing OrderEdwards Ejected from His ChurchThe Boston GazetteOpposition of the EpiscopaliansAction of the Connecticut LegislatureThe New LightsThe New Lights Become BaptistsBacon's AccountGreat Growth of the Baptists.
The Baptists of Virginia.
The First Settlers of VirginiaThe EpiscopaliansContrasts with New EnglandFirst Efforts of the BaptistsThe Church of England Established by LawThe Virginia CharterNo Toleration AllowedThe Bloody Laws"Neck and Heels" in Jail for Not Attending ChurchThe First Act of ParliamentThe Salary of the Clergy Paid in TobaccoDissenters Must Depart the ColonyWhippings and BrandingsOrdination from the Church of England DemandedQuakers and Baptists in VirginiaInfant BaptismPresbyterians Tolerated for a Strange ReasonBaptists Slow in Entering the StateMarvelous GrowthDr. HawksBishop PerryThe Statement of SempleThe First Baptists from EnglandRobert NordenCollection of Money in England for the BaptistChurch at BurleyChurches in Berkeley and Loudon CountiesThe Statement of John GanoDavid Thomas.
The Baptists in Virginia, North Carolina and Georgia.
The Third Company of Baptists in VirginiaThe SeparatistShubea1 StearnsDaniel MarshallStearns Unites with the BaptistNorth Carolina SettledIndividual BaptistPaul PalmerWilliam SojournerKehukee AssociationVanhorn and MillerThe Preaching of the SeparatistsThe Character of StearnsHistory of the MovementMany Notices of the Growth of the BaptistBaptists in GeorgiaNicholas BedgewoodBenjamin StarkBotsfordGanoMarshall ArrestedKiokee ChurchSamuel HarrisElijah CraigThe Election of Bishops by the Baptists.
THE PERIOD OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
The Baptists in the American Revolution.
The Thirteen Colonies The Policy of EnglandThe Discovery of the Valley of the OhioThe Population of the CountryThe Social, Political and Religious ConditionsPolitical and Religious FreedomThe Forces Against AmericaGeorge IllThe Attitude of Pope Pius VIJohn Adams on the situationThe Position of CanadaThe Quebec ActThe Roman Catholics of Great BritainThe Attitude of America Toward the Roman CatholicsThe Mercenaries from GermanyThe Roman Catholics of IrelandOf AmericaThe Clergy of the Established Church of EnglandRev. Charles InglisForeign Born Citizens A Conspiracy Against WashingtonWilliam PittThe Baptists of EnglandDr. RipponThe Baptists of AmericaThe Warren AssociationThe Philadelphia AssociationAn Appeal to the Continental CongressRhode Island Favors IndependenceThe Baptists of VirginiaA Memorial to CongressSoldiersChaplains in the ArmyOliver HartJohn Hart.
The Baptists and the American Constitution.
The ConstitutionThe RatificationTwo Objections to the ConstitutionLiberty not Sufficiently GuardedMassachusettsJames ManningVirginiaJames Madison and John LelandJ. S. BarbourGovernor Briggs on LelandPatrick Henry Against the ConstitutionJohn AdamAnd Religious LibertyThomas JeffersonFirst Amendment to the ConstitutionThe Baptists of Virginia Propose the AmendmentThe Forces Working for LibertyLeonard BaconRuffini.
The Period of Imprisonment and Strife in Virginia.
The Persecutions in Virginia ImprisonmentsSpotsylvaniaLewis CraigLetter of John BlairWaller fortythree Days in JailThe Members of the Establishment EnragedOthers ImprisonedWilliam Fristoe on PersecutionsThe Baptists Greatly Increase in NumberJames Madison Writes LettersThe Action of the House of BurgessesThe Baptists Present PetitionsThe Baptists Attack the Establishment.
The Baptists and the Destruction of the Establishment.
The Evils of the Establishment in VirginiaThe Baptists Render Service to the CountryDr. Hawks on the SituationThe Convention at WilliamsburgPetition of the ClergyTerrible Charges Against the BaptistsThe Statement of FristoeThe Tax Law SuspendedCounter MemorialsThe Law RepealedThe Statement of RaynerThe Historians SpeakThe Glebe LandsThe General Assessment ProposedThe PresbyteriansThe Reasons the Baptists Opposed the MeasureThe Bill Examined and RejectedThe Bill of Thomas JeffersonBishop Perry on the BaptistsJefferson and the BaptistsThe Union of the Regular and Separate BaptistsThe Terms of The UnionThe Revival.
The Period of Growth and Organization
The Baptists in Kentucky.
The Ohio ValleyKentuckyJohn FinlayHunters from North CarolinaDaniel BooneLexingtonThe Customs of the PeopleThe County of FincastleBaptists the PioneersJohn Lythe holds "Divine Service" at HarrodsburgBishop Smith on the BaptistsThomas Tinsley and William HickmanJohn TaylorWilliam MarshallSevern's Valley ChurchCedar Creek ChurchThe Traveling ChurchLewis CraigOther Famous PreachersThe Negro Servant PeyerThe Land and Water Routes to KentuckyCalvinistic and Separate ChurchesReligious ConditionsThe RevivalsJohn GanoThe Elkhorn AssociationFoot WashingUnited BaptistsAugustine Eastin and James GarrardCooper Run ChurchA Horrible MurderThe Unitarian MovementThe Universalists.
The Baptists of the Ohio Valley.
The Ohio ValleyThe ConditionsGeorge Rogers ClarkThe American. SettlersThe French SettlersThe First Churches in OhioJohn Smith and James LeeThe IndiansThe Miami AssociationIllinoisJ. M. PeekIndianaIsaac McCoy and George WallerJudge HolmanMissouriHardshipsBethel ChurchFee Fee ChurchTennesseeMiddle TennesseeAlabamaRevivals in Alabama.
The Baptists in Mississippi and Louisiana.
Spanish AmericaThe InquisitionFloridaNew MexicoThe French Occupy LouisianaThe ConditionsThe Mississippi CountryThe Claim of Great BritainThe Uprising Against SpainEmigrants in the Natchez CountryRichard CurtisJourney by FlatboatsReligious LibertySalem ChurchMeetings Held at NightThe Spanish OfficersThe Flight of CurtisIn South CarolinaThe Return of CurtisThe Dissensions of the Salem ChurchThe Baptists Enter LouisianaMills and SmithThe Conditions in LouisianaPersecutionsBailey E. ChancyHalf Moon Bluff ChurchBaptists in New Orleans.
The Great Revival of 1800.
The Deplorable Conditions of the CountryLow State of MoralsTerrible PracticesDeistical Opinions of the French and Indian WarsAlliance of America and FranceThe Effects of French InfidelityThomas PaineInfidel ClubsIlluminismWant of Religious InstructionBaptist and Presbyterian MinistersDull PreachingConditions in the CollegesKentucky and TennesseeLogan CountyThe Great RevivalJames McGreadyHis SermonsThe Camp Meeting at Casper RiverThe Account of McGreadyThe Meeting DescribedBarton W. StoneOther MeetingsExtravaganceLorenzo DowThe Jerks and Other Violent ExercisesDisordersSuch Meetings Continued for YearsThe Revival Did Great GoodTestimoniesResults Among the BaptistsEffects Felt Throughout the United States.
The Rise of Foreign Missions Among American Baptists.
The Opinion of SoutheyThe Baptists of the United States MissionaryHad not Undertaken Foreign Mission WorkThe Appeals of Carey and OthersThe Contributions to IndiaEarly Missionary EnterprisesNo General OrganizationThe Spirit of the TimesThe CongregationalistsThe American Board of CommissionersYoung Men in the Andover Theological SeminaryHall, Mills, Judson, Nott and Luther RiceAmericans Seek to Be Sent from EnglandThe Missionaries OrdainedThey Sail for Foreign LandsAdoniram JudsonStudies the Subject of BaptismBecomes a BaptistInforms the American BoardAppeals to the BaptistsAccepted by the BaptistsJudson in BurmahThe Return of Luther Rice.
The General Convention of the Baptist Denomination in the United States.
Luther RiceHis CharacterKingsford's AccountNote in His JournalBefore the American BoardAppeal to the BaptistsThe Savannah Baptist SocietyOrganization of the Triennial ConventionThe Numbers of the Baptists SmallThe MessengersThe ConstitutionDr. Furman Preaches the SermonJudson Accepted as MissionaryHough and Wife Sent to IndiaDomestic MissionsThe ProgramIndian MissionsIsaac McCoyRice Visits the ChurchesA Great CrisisA Resume of the Work.
The Anti-Effort Secession from the Baptists.
The Rise of the DivisionThe Rancor of the DiscussionsThe MisunderstandingsOpposition to MissionsTo EducationMasonryDrinking"Old School Baptists"The Opposition WidespreadBebee in The Signs of the TimesTennessee.ArkansasKentuckyHill Grove ChurchOtter Creek AssociationGeorgiaHepziban AssociationYellow RiverFlint RiverAlabamaVirginiaReasons for the Divisions State of ReligionJohn TaylorSamuel TrottDaniel ParkerIllinoisPeck and ParkerIndianaTexasSad Results.
The Schism of Alexander Campbell.
Rise of the "Current Reformation"CalvinismArminianismAlexander CampbellIn PennsylvaniaA PresbyterianUnites with the BaptistsDescribed by Archbishop PurcellDebate with John WalkerBarton W. Stone and the ReformationCampbell and Stone Unite Their ForcesThe Ten ArticlesThe Debate with McCallaImmense CrowdsPeculiar ViewsA Great SensationProminent MinistersHis Great Talent in DebateHis Views Slowly IntroducedBaptism for the Remission of SinsCall to the MinistryPaid MinistryPoorly Prepared MinistersThe SeparationAction of the AssociationsThe Account of Dr. W. C. BuckThe Increase of the Baptists.
A Number of Baptist Activities.
Alien ImmersionsJ. L. ReynoldsCrosbyPhiladelphia AssociationThe Case of James HutchinsonJesse MercerThe Christian ReviewBenedictEducationColombian CollegeThe Triennial Convention on EducationAn AddressThe Effect of the Revolutionary WarThe Charleston AssociationBaptist Education Society in the Middle StatesThe Massachusetts Education SocietyA School of Theological Instruction in PhiladelphiaWashington, D. C.The Progress of the Colombian CollegePresident MonroeThe Resignation of RiceNewton Theological InstitutionHamilton CollegeThe Education Society in South Carolina and GeorgiaMercer CollegeOther CollegesState ConventionsThe General Convention of Western BaptistsHome Missions in the WestSunday SchoolsBaptist Publication SocietyNewspapers and PeriodicalsConclusion.
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