Classic Reprints No. 15
Baptists and Liberty of Conscience
By Henry C. Vedder
Originally appearing in The Baptist Quarterly Review, this series of three articles by the nineteenth-century Baptist minister and historian Henry Vedder examines the preeminent role of English Baptists in the struggle for religious liberty during the period from Henry VIII to the Act of Toleration (1500-1689).
Classic Reprints No. 20
Baptists and the Reformation
By Philip S. Moxom, et al.
A compilation of articles by six nineteenth-century Baptist ministers on the history, theology, and personalities of the Reformation from a Baptist point of view. Includes articles on Thomas Munzer, Henry III, Zwingli, and Balthazar Hubmeyer, as well as articles on Protestant theology in general and Luther's theology in particular.
Classic Reprints No. 35
The Old-Fashioned Bible, or Ten Reasons Against the Proposed Baptist Version of the New Testament
By John Dowling
A defense of the Authorized Version of the Bible by a nineteenth-century Baptist minister against a proposed Baptist version.
Classic Reprints No. 37
Struggles and Triumphs of Religious Liberty: An Historical Survey of Controversies Pertaining to the Rights of Conscience, From the English Reformation to the Settlement of New England
By Edward B. Underhill
An exhaustive historical account of the development of religious liberty in England and the role of the Baptists, Puritans, Brownists, and Independents. The author concludes that the Baptists stood alone among their contemporaries for liberal and enlightened views of religious liberty.
Classic Reprints No. 42
Religious Persecution in New England
By L. E. Smith
A compilation of articles by seven nineteenth-century Baptist ministers on religious persecution in New England during the colonial period from a Baptist point of view. Includes articles on ecclesiastical legislation, the Pilgrims and the Puritans, Roger Williams and John Clarke, and the influence of the Baptists on religious liberty..
Classic Reprints No. 43
The Bogomils of Bulgaria and Bosnia; or The Early Protestants of the East
By L. P. Brockett
An exhaustive history of the churches of Bulgaria, Bosnia, Herzegovina, and Armenia before the Reformation who gave allegiance to neither Constantinople nor Rome. The author concludes that these churches were true successors in all matters of faith and practice of the churches founded by the apostles, and shows their relationship to Baptists.
Classic Reprints No. 46
Objections to a Baptist Version of the New Testament
By William T. Brantly
Originally appearing in The Christian Review, and then published separately, this is a defense of the Authorized Version of the Bible by a nineteenth-century Baptist minister against a proposed Baptist version. Includes Additional Reasons for Preferring the English Bible as it is, by Octavius Winslow, which was added to the published edition.
Classic Reprints No. 63
Historical Vindications: A Discourse on the Province and Uses of Baptist History
By Sewall S. Cutting
Originally delivered before the Backus Historical Society, at Newton, Mass., June 23, 1857, and repeated before the American Baptist Historical Society, at New York, May 14, 1859, this discourse on Baptist history by Sewall Cutting (1813-1882), the one-time Professor of Rhetoric and History in the University of Rochester, was augmented for publication with appendixes on baptism, Baptist confessions, and the name "Baptists." Includes the complete text of the Philadelphia Confession of Faith and the Discipline Adopted by the Philadelphia Association.
Classic Reprints No.
The Baptists in the Building of the Nation
By B. F. Riley
Subtitled A Narrative of the Chief Contributions made by Baptists to the Erection of Our Democracy and to the Promotion of its Development, this is a unique work of Baptist history by Benjamin Franklin Riley (1849-1925), the author of numerous works on Baptist history. Includes the original introduction by J. B. Gambrell (1841-1921), the president of the Southern Baptist Convention at the time the book was written.