Baptist Ways (hardcover)
Format: Hardcover
Book Code: J142
Pages: 480
Size: 6" x 9"
ISBN: 9780817016388

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This exhaustive resource traces significant aspects of Baptist history from the 17th through the 20th centuries. It surveys basic beliefs, events, and experiences evident in Baptist communities and provides one of the most comprehensive resources on Baptist history available. Author Bill Leonard skillfully covers the:

  • influence of the Baptist faith in the United States
  • emergence of English, British, Irish, and Caribbean Baptists
  • development of African American Baptists
  • numerous denominations that emerged in the twentieth century

Students, teachers, professors, and pastors alike will find in Leonard's resource an exceptional history that provides a foundation for this enduring faith.

Editorial Reviews:

“We are in Bill Leonard’s debt for accomplishing this almost impossible feat [a one-volume Baptist history] in an admirable fashion.” —Baptist History and Heritage Journal

“With this new book, [Leonard] has done a tremendous service to all who teach Baptist history courses in colleges, seminaries, and divinity schools.” —CHOICE, Current Reviews for Academic Libraries

“Suitable for both the classroom and the living room, this volume reflects a sensitivity to Baptist diversity at a time when Baptists are increasingly polarized. As a one volume introduction to Baptist history, Baptist Ways is a must-read and a worthy successor to previous Baptist surveys. —Bruce Gourley, The Baptist Studies Bulletin

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