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Download e-book for kindle: A Global Introduction to Baptist Churches (Introduction to by Robert E. Johnson

By Robert E. Johnson

ISBN-10: 0521701708

ISBN-13: 9780521701709

ISBN-10: 0521877814

ISBN-13: 9780521877817

Coinciding with the 400th anniversary of the beginning of the Baptist stream, this booklet explores and assesses the cultural resources of Baptist ideals and practices. even if the circulate has been embraced, enriched, and revised via a variety of cultural heritages, the Baptist move has curious about a small crew of Anglo exiles in Amersterdam in developing its background and id. Robert E. Johnson seeks to recapture the numerous cultural and theological resources of Baptist culture and to provide voice to the varied international parts of the flow that experience formerly been excluded or marginalized. With a world communion of over one hundred ten million people in additional than 225,000 congregations, Baptists represent the world's biggest mixture of evangelical Protestants. This paintings bargains perception into the range, breadth, and complexity of the cultural impacts that proceed to form Baptist id today.

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