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Baptist in Early North America-Swansea, Massachusetts free pdf Baptists in Early North America--Swansea, Massachusetts, is the first volume to appear in the BENA Series. Designed as a unique contribution to religious and Baptist scholarship, BENA recovers never-before-published original records and manuscripts for students, scholars, and genealogists. 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. The record follows the history, theology, and community development of a congregation transplanted from Wales to Plymouth Colony in Massachusetts. The record covers virtually all of the American religious heritage of the era colonial community development, the Great Awakening, theological diversification, and the Second Great Awakenings. The original one-volume book is one of the treasures in John Hay Library, Brown University.

About William H Brackney

William H. Brackney currently Millard R. Cherry Distinguished Professor of Christian Thought and Ethics at Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada. Previously, he was professor and chair of the department of Religion and director of the programme in Baptist Studies at Baylor University, and dean of Theology at McMaster University. Brackney also served as executive director of the American Baptist Historical Society. He has authored more than thirty books and scores of articles on Post Reformation Protestantism and Baptist Studies, and the religious foundations of Human Rights. Brackney is editor of the thirteen-volume Baptist in Early North America series. Charles H. Hartman currently teaches at Roger Williams College in Barrington, Rhode Island, in the area of Western thought. Previously, he was pastor of First Baptist Swansea, Massachusetts, and an officer of the Baptist Historical Society of the American Baptist Churches of Massachusetts.

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Author : William H Brackney
Publisher : Mercer University Press
Data Published : 30 June 2013
ISBN : 0881464392
EAN : 9780881464399
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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