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Historical Dictionary of the Baptists
Language: en
Pages: 712
Authors: William H. Brackney
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-04-13 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press

With 110 million members worldwide, Baptists are surpassed only by Roman Catholic and Orthodox groups as the largest segment of Christians. The term 'Baptist' has its origins with the Anabaptists, the denomination historically linked to the English Separatist movement of the 16th century. Although Baptist churches are located throughout the
Historical Dictionary of the Baptists
Language: en
Pages: 808
Authors: William H. Brackney
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-31 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

Baptists are a major group of Christians with a worldwide presence. Originating in the English Puritan-Separatist tradition of the 17th century, Baptists proliferated in North America, and through missionary work from England, Europe, and North America, they have established churches, associations, unions, missions, and alliances in virtually every country. They
Historical Dictionary of the Puritans
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Charles Pastoor, Galen K. Johnson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-06-12 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press

Members of the Church of England until the mid-16th century, the Puritans thought the Church had become too political and needed to be 'purified.' While many Puritans believed the Church was capable of reform, a large number decided that separating from the Church was their only remaining course of action.
Historical Dictionary of Radical Christianity
Language: en
Pages: 380
Authors: William H. Brackney
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-05-03 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press

The Historical Dictionary of Radical Christianity covers the history of this movement and includes an introductory essay and a bibliography. The dictionary section has over 400 cross-referenced entries. The dictionary entries selected reflect the leading groups, movements, and sects from each major era of Christian history. Especially in the contemporary
Historical Dictionary of the British and Irish Civil Wars 1637-1660
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Martyn Bennett
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-12-22 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press

The cross-listed dictionary entries offer a complete explanation of each important aspect of the Civil Wars and their effect on the Kingdom. Also includes maps and a bibliography.