A Texas Baptist History Sourcebook: A Companion to McBeth's by Joseph E. Early Jr., Harry Leon McBeth

By Joseph E. Early Jr., Harry Leon McBeth

From the times of Z. N. Morrell and James Huckins to invoice Pinson and Charles Wade, Baptists have performed and proceed to play an incredible function within the spiritual, secular, and political lifetime of Texas. Over the former 100 and fifty years numerous Texas Baptist histories were written, yet no longer in the past have the records utilized in the advance of those texts been made on hand in a single source. In A Texas Baptist heritage Sourcebook, Joseph E. Early, Jr., has supplied the main entire number of Texas Baptist resources ever issued in a single quantity. This paintings contains church mins, nation and organization conference files, denominational newspaper articles, files of Baptist universities, and myriads of alternative assets. incorporated during this paintings are George Washington Truett's sermon "Baptists and non secular Liberty" added at the steps of the Capitol construction in Washington, D.C.; James Milton Carroll's path of Blood; J. Frank Norris's railings opposed to the Baptist normal conference of Texas; and numerous different resources depicting the numerous years of Texas Baptist heritage. This e-book is designed as a complementary paintings to Harry Leon McBeth's Texas Baptists: A Sesquicentennial historical past. scholars can persist with McBeth's bankruptcy divisions, headings, and subheadings for larger ease in learning the records. even if used independently or as a spouse to McBeth's paintings, A Texas Baptist heritage Sourcebook is a needs to for an in-depth research of Baptists in Texas.

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N. Morrell chosen as pastor. Thus sprung into existence the first church, according to my information, that was ever organized in Texas strictly on gospel principles, having the ordinances and officers of the ancient order, and with no antimissionary element in its body. Shall we be permitted by the enemy to ROBERT EMMETT BLEDSOE BAYLOR ⁄ 17 remain together, and enjoy church privileges? We had long desired such an estate. Shall the present organization stand, as the nucleus around which others will grow up?

Born in Kentucky and after serving in the War of 1812, Baylor served in the Kentucky Legislature before moving to Alabama where he practiced law and in 1824 served in the Alabama Legislature. Converted in 1839 at the age of 48, Baylor surrendered to the ministry and moved to Texas. Baylor was instrumental in the formation of the Union Association (1840) and the Texas Baptist Education Society (1840). With the aid of William Tryon and James Huckins, this triumvirate secured the charter for Baylor University which bears his name.

Shall we be permitted by the enemy to ROBERT EMMETT BLEDSOE BAYLOR ⁄ 17 remain together, and enjoy church privileges? We had long desired such an estate. Shall the present organization stand, as the nucleus around which others will grow up? This we fondly hope. Or shall the feeble light in the wilderness be blown out, and require resuscitation? Such questions, in those troublesome times, revolved in our minds. We must wait and see. A committee, consisting of J. R. Jenkins, A. Buffington, and H.

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