Ernest A. Payne

Senior Tutor, Regent’s Park College, 1940-51
General Secretary, Baptist Union of Great Britain, 1951-1967


Selected Publications

Freedom in Jamaica (Carey, 1933; 2nd Ed. 1946)

The Great Succession (Carey, 1938; 2nd Ed. 1947)

The Church Awakes. The Story of the Modern Missionary Movement (Edinburgh House, 1942)

The Free Church Tradition in the Life of England (SCM, 1944)

The Fellowship of Believers (Kingsgate, 1944; 2nd Ed. 1952)

Henry Wheeler Robinson: A Memoir (Nisbet & Co. 1946)

‘The Baptist Union, 1897-1947’, Baptist Quarterly (1947)

“Baptists and the World Council of Churches,” The Fraternal 74 (Oct. 1949)

The Anabaptists of the Sixteenth Century (Kingsgate, 1949)

‘Professor T. W. Manson on Baptism’, Scottish Journal of Theology (1950)

The Baptists of Berkshire (Carey Kingsgate, 1951)

‘Professor Oscar Cullmann on Baptism’, Baptist Quarterly (1951)

‘Free Church Objections to Episcopacy’, Theology (1951)

‘University Sermon’ in The Approach to Christian Unity (Heffers, 1951)

The Free Churches and the State (Carey Kingsgate, 1952)

‘Michael Sattler and the Schleitheim Confession’, Baptist Quarterly (1952)

‘Baptists and the Laying on of Hands’, Baptist Quarterly (1954)

‘John Howard Shakespeare’ in A. S. Clement (ed.), Baptists Who Made History (Carey Kingsgate, 1955)

‘Baptist-Congregational Relationships’ in Congregational Quarterly (1955)

‘Who Were the Baptists’, Baptist Quarterly (1956)

‘The First Free Church Hymnal’, Transactions of the Congregational Historical Society (1956)

‘The Anabaptist Impact on Western Christendom’ in G. F. Hershberger (ed.), The Recovery of the Anabaptist Vision (Herald, 1957)

‘The Anabaptists’ in G. R. Elton(ed.), New Cambridge Modern History (Cambridge, 1958)

‘The Ministry in Historical Perspective’, Baptist Quarterly (1958)

‘British Baptist Ordination Practice’, Review & Expositor (1958)

Free Churchmen, Unrepentant and Repentant (Free Church Federal Council, 1958)

The Baptist Union: A Short History (Carey Kingsgate, 1959)

‘Baptism in Recent Discussions’ in Alec Gilmore (ed.), Christian Baptism (Lutterworth, 1959)

with Stephen Winward, Orders and Prayers for Church Worship (Carey Kingsgate, 1960)

‘Baptists and the Ecumenical Movement’, Baptist Quarterly (1960)

‘Contacts Between Baptists and Mennonites’, Foundations (1961)

‘Our Appeal to the Scriptures’ in Report of the Tenth Baptist World Congress (1961)

Thomas Helwys and the First Baptist Church in England (Baptist Union, 1961)

‘Baptists and the Their Hymns’ in Hugh Martin (ed.), The Baptist Hymnbook Companion (Psalms and Hymns Trust, 1962)

‘Toleration and Establishment: A Historical Outline’ in G. F. Nuttall and Owen Chadwick (eds.), From Uniformity to Unity (SPCK, 1963)

‘I believe in the Holy, Catholic Church’, Baptist Quarterly (1963)

‘The Baptists’ in R. J. W. Bevan (ed.), The Churches and Christian Unity (Oxford, 1963)

Baptists and Church Relations (Baptist Union, 1964)

‘The Free Church Tradition and Worship’, Baptist Quarterly (1965)

‘The Unity which the Spirit Gives’ in A. M. Motter (ed.), Preaching on Pentecost and Christian Unity (Fortress, 1965)

Free Churchmen, Unrepentant and Repentant (Carey Kingsgate, 1965)

‘History: Too Much or Too Little?’, Baptist Quarterly 22.8 (October 1968)

‘The Right to Worship’, Baptist Quarterly (October 1969)

Between Yesterday and Tomorrow: The Church Facing the Future (London Baptist Preachers’ Association, 1970)

‘Violence, Non-violence and human rights’, Ecumenical Review 23.3 (1971)

‘Colleague and Erector of Buildings’, Baptist Quarterly 24.6 (July 1972)

‘Baptists and the Ministry’, Baptist Quarterly (April 1973)

‘Baptists and Christian Initiation’, Baptist Quarterly (October 1975)

Ways Known and to be made Known (Presidential Address, Baptist Union, 1977)

‘The Down Grade Controversy: A Postscript’, Baptist Quarterly 28.4 (October 1979)