Primitivism, Radicalism, and the Lamb's War : The Baptist-Quaker Conflict in Seventeenth-Century England: The Baptist-Quaker Conflict in Seventeenth-Century England (Google eBook)

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Oxford University Press, Apr 24, 1997 - History - 200 pages
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The mid-seventeenth century saw both the expansion of the Baptist sect and the rise and growth of Quakerism. At first, the Quaker movement attracted some Baptist converts, but relations between the two groups soon grew hostile. Public disputes broke out and each group denounced the other in polemical tracts. Nevertheless in this book, Underwood contends that Quakers and Baptists had much in common with each other, as well as with the broader Puritan and Nonconformist tradition. By examining the Quaker/Baptist relationship in particular, Underwood seeks to understand where and why Quaker views diverged from English Protestantism in general and, in the process, to clarify early Quaker beliefs.
  

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Contents

The Scripture
20
The Person
34
Soteriolojjy
51
Baptism and the Lords Supper
68
The Church
82
The Light Within
101
Conclusion
119
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