A STUDY OF THE ANTECEDENTS OF LANDMARKISM

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Page PREFACE . . . iii Chapter I. A HISTORICAL RESUME OF THE LANDMARK MOVEMENT . . . 1 The Inception of the Movement The Men and the Literature of the Movement The Distinctive Tenets of Landmarkism The Reception of Landmarkism among Baptists Summary II. THE BIBLE CONTROVERSY: A CONTRIBUTING FACTOR IN THE RISE OF THE LANDMARK MOVEMENT . . . 51 The Amercian Bible Society and the "Baptizo" Question The Establishment of the American and Foreign Bible Society The Effects of the Controversy The Relationship of the Controversy toward Landmarkism III. LANDMARK ANTECEDENTS IN NEW ENGLAND . . . 91 Baptist Beginnings in New England The Rise of the Separate Baptists Baptist Associations in New England Later Significant Developments Summary IV. IN THE PHILADELPHIA ASSOCIATION . . . 148 The Philadelphia Ecclesiology The Question of Valid Baptism The Lord's Supper: Its Proper Observation Summary V. IN THE CAROLINAS . . . 188 Historical Background Ecclesiological Concepts Practices Relative to the Ordinances Relationships between Baptists and Pedobaptists Summary and Evaluation VI. IN GEORGIA . . . 219 Baptist Beginnings in Georgia Georgia Baptist Association Other Baptist Associations in Georgia Baptist Publications in Georgia Summary VII. IN TENNESSEE . . . 256 Baptist Beginnings in Tennessee Ecclesiology of Early Tennessee Baptists Practices Relative to the Ordinances The Denominational Spirit of Tennessee Baptists Summary CONCLUSION . . . 289 BIBLIOGRAPHY . . . 300 [pp. viii-ix]

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