‘Communion with Christ and his people’: The Spirituality of C. H. Spurgeon by Peter J. Morden (CBHHS Vol.5; Regent’s Park College, 2010)

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Puritan Piety: ‘A Calvinistic creed and a Puritanic morality’

Chapter 3: Evangelical Conversionism: ‘Dear spot of ground where Jesus met us! Dear hour which brought us to his feet!’

Chapter 4: Baptism and the Baptists: ‘I firmly believe … that baptism is the command of Christ’

Chapter 5: The Bible: ‘O Living Christ, make this a living word to me’

Chapter 6: Prayer: ‘Earnest prayer is the most potent means of winning continued commmunion’

Chapter 7: The Lord’s Supper: ‘By faith, I see our Lord standing in our midst’

Chapter 8: Activism: ‘A Christian sluggard! Is there such a thing? A Christian man on half time?’

Chapter 9: Holiness: ‘Oh to be Christly! We do desire to live on earth the life of Jesus …’

Chapter 10: Suffering: ‘Certain of us have had large fellowship with the Lord Jesus in affliction’

Chapter 11: Conclusion: ‘Love Christ and live Christ; think of Christ and speak of Christ’


Marianne Farningham: A Plain Woman Worker by Linda Wilson (SBHT Vol 18, Paternoster, 2007)

1. A Plain Woman Worker

2. Marianne’s Life Journey

3. Afraid to be Singular? Marianne and the Role of Women

4. ‘A Great Work’: Marianne and Sunday Schools

5. Marianne and Public Life

6. Marianne’s Spirituality

7. Conclusion

From Woolloomooloo to “Eternity”: A history of Australian Baptists by Ken R. Manley (SBHT 16, Paternoster, 2006)

From Woolloomooloo to “Eternity”: A history of Australian Baptists by Ken R. Manley (SBHT 16, 2 Vols, Paternoster, 2006)

Volume 1: Growing an Australian Church (1831-1914)

1 From Woolloomooloo to “Eternity”: Baptists in Australia

2 “Unaided and Alone”: Baptists and the First Settlements (1831-51)

3 Towards “an assured position’ (1851-81)

4 Learning to be an Austalian Church (1881-1914)

5 Being an Australian Baptist: (1) Identity, Fellowship and Worship

6 Being an Australian Baptist: (2) Women, Leaders and Youth

7 Australian Baptists and Australian Society

Vol 2: A National  Church in a Global Community (1914-2005)

8 “Fighting the Good Fight” (1914-1939)

9 “Australia looks to America” (1939-1966)

10 Towards other Peoples: Australian Baptists and Cross-Cultural Mission

11 Reinventing Australian Baptist Idenitity (1967-2005): (1) Mission and Renewal

12  Reinventing Australian Baptist Idenitity (1967-2005): (2) Ministry and Leadership

13 Beyond “Eternity”: Challenges and Opportunities

The Search for a Common Identity by Brian R. Talbot (SBHT 9, Paternoster, 2003)

The Search for a Common Identity: The Origins of the Baptist Union of Scotland 1800-1870 by Brian R. Talbot (SBHT 9, Paternoster, 2003)

1: Introduction

2: The Scotch Baptists, 1765-1842

3. The Haldanes and the Haldaneite Baptists, 1794-1851

4. The ‘English’ Baptists, 1796-1852

5. The Baptist Home Missionary Society: A Substitute Union, 1827-1868?

6. The Attempts to Form a Baptist Union of Scotland, 1827-1842

7. The Third Attempt to Form a Baptist Union of Scotland, 1843-1856

8. The Genesis of the 1869 Baptist Union

9 Conclusions

Nonconformity’s Romantic Generation by Mark Hopkins (SEHT, Paternoster, 2004)

Nonconformity’s Romantic Generation: Evangelical and Liberal Theologies in Victorian England

1 Introduction

I The Congregationalists

2 James Baldwin Brown (1820-84)

3 Robert William Dale (1829-95)

4 The Leicester Conference Controversy (1877-78)

II The Baptists

5 Charles Haddon Spurgeon (1834-92)

6 John Clifford (1836-1923)

7 The Downgrade Controversy (1887-88)

8 Conclusion

The Tribe of Dan: The New Connexion of General Baptists 1770-1891 by Frank W. Rinaldi(SBHT 10, Paternoster, 2008)

The Tribe of Dan: The New Connexion of General Baptists 1770-1891 : A Study in the Transition from Revival Movement to Established Denomination

1 Introduction

2 ‘Essential truths’: The Theological Background and Development of the Movement

3. Mission or Maintenance: An Examination of the Organisational Structure of the New Connexion

4. ‘The Middle sphere of life’: Aspects of the Social and Demographic Background to the New Connexion

5. The Progress of the Gospel: an Examination of the Development and Evangelistic Strategy of the New Connexion

6. ‘Labour, poverty, dependence and anxiety’: Ministry in the New Connexion

7. ‘Union not absorption’: The Development of Discussions with Particular Baptists which led to Union in 1891


‘Redeeming Love Proclaim’ John Rippon and the Baptists by Ken R. Manley (SBHT 12, Paternoster, 2004)

1. John Rippon and the Transformation of the Baptists

2. The Making of an Evangelical Baptist Leader (1751-1773)

3. Pattern of a Pastorate: John Rippon and Carter Lane (1773-1836)

4. ‘Sing Side by Side’: John Rippon and Baptist Hymnody

5. Wider Horizons: The Baptist Annual Register (1790-1802)

6. Rippon and Baptist Historiography

7. ‘Willing Servant of all the Churches’

8. Rippon: The Preacher and the Man

9. Rippon and the Baptist Union

Baptist Quarterly, October 2008

This edition of the journal is the final one to be edited by John H Y Briggs, who has been editor since 1985. Ian Randall now takes over.

Whatever happened to the covenant community? Baptist church meetings in the nineteenth century – Malcolm J. Egner

George Cosens: Black Baptist Pastor and Evangelist – David Watts

1689 and all that: An exploration of the Function and Form of the Second London Baptist Confession of Faith – Jon Mackenzie

A rural pastorate, 1955 – Peter Egginto

A chronological calendar of Baptist Autographs at the John Rylands Univeristy Library of Manchester, 1741-1907 – Timothy Whelan

REVIEWS (include)
Ken R. Manley, From Woolloomooloo to ‘Eternity’: A history of Australian Baptists – reviewed by Roger Hayden

Ed Timothy Larsen & D. J. Treier, The Cambridge Companion to Evangelical Theology – reviewed by John Briggs

William K. Kay, Apostolic Networks in Britain: New Ways of Being Church – reviewed by John Colwell

Eds. James Krabill, Walter Sawatsky and Charles Van Engen, Evangelical, Ecumenical and Anabaptist Missiologies in Conversation – reviewed by Nigel Wright

Eds. Stephen Orchard & John H Y Briggs, The Sunday School Movement – reviwed by David M. Thompson

Thorwald Lorenzen, Towards a Culture of Freedom: Reflections on the Ten Commandments Today – reviewed by Brian Haymes

Baptists and Mission: Papers from the 4th International Conference on Baptist Studies Edited by Ian Randall and Anthony Cross (Vol 29, SBHT, Paternoster, 2007)

David Bebbington

Hanserd Knollys, the English Particular Baptists and Mission in the Seventeenth Century
Dennis C. Bustin

Andrew Fuller on Mission: Text and Passion
Michael A. G. Haykin

Irish Baptists: Home Mission and Denominational Home Rule in the Nineteenth and
Twentieth Centuries
Maurice Dowling

‘The world is our parish’: Spurgeon’s College and World Mission, 1856-1892
Ian Randall

International Mission of the Old Baptist Union, 1895-1914
Michael J. Collis

Romanian Baptists and Mission in the Twentieth Century
Otniel Bunaciu

‘Do the Holy Scriptures Countenance Such Wild Disorder?’: Baptist Growth in the
Eighteenth-Century American South
Thomas S. Kidd

The First One Hundred Years of Baptist Home Mission in North America:
Civilization, Denominationalism, and Americanization
Gregory A. Wills

Nineteeth-Century Baptist Missions in Mexico, 1827-1903
Justice C. Anderson

Recruiting for Missions: The Baylor Volunteer Foreign Mission Band, 1900-1906
Williams L. Pitts, Jr

The Association Plan: A Landmark Baptist Alternative to the Convention System
J. Kristian Pratt

A Mission Transformed: Fellowship Baptist Outreach in Quebec, 1953-1986
Paul R. Wilson

‘The Fields are White unto Harvest but the Labourers are Few’: Baptists and
Home Mission in the Nineteenth Century
Brian R. Talbot

Missionaries in the Guise of Physicians: Case Studies of the Canadian Baptist
and London Missionary Society Medical Missions in Late Nineteenth- and Early
Twentieth-Century South India
Raj Sekhar Basu

In Defence of Mass Conversion: John E. Clough and the American Baptist Telugu
Mission, 1865-1910
Paul W. Harris

When Missionaries were Hated: An Examination of the Canadian Baptist Defence of
Imperialism and Missions during the Boxer Rebellion, 1900
Gordon L. Heath

The Early Days of the French Bible Mission in the Ivory Coast, 1927-1945
Jacques Blocher

Latvian Baptist Missionary Work in Latin America in the Twentieth Century
Valdis Teraudkalns

Earl C. Merrick: Turning the World Upside Down in Bolivia
Sharon Leighton

Baptist Identities: International Studies from the 17th to the 20th Century Edited by Ian Randall, Toivo Pilli and Anthony Cross (Vol 19, SBHT, Patenroster, 2006)

David Bebbington

Ian Randall

Hanserd Knollys and the Formation of Particular Baptist Identity in Seventeenth-
Century London
Dennis Bustin

Preparation as a Discipline of Devotion in Eighteenth-Century England: A Lost Facet of Baptist Identity?
Karen Smith

Conflicting Commitments? Baptist Identity and Welsh National Consciousness, 1649 to the Present
D. Densil Morgan

The Call of the Minister and Character of the Church: Baptist Identity at Morningside Baptist Church, Edinurgh, since 1894
John R. Barclay

Julius Kobner’s Contribution to Baptist Identity
Erich Geldbach

The Impact of Charismatic Christianity on Traditional French Baptist Idenitity
Sebastien Fath

Baptist Identities in Eastern Europe
Toivo Pilli

Leaving Behind Imagined Uniformity: Changing Identities of Latvian Baptist Churches
Valdis Teraudkalns

Alexander Campbell and Baptist Identity: Contributions and Challenges
Austin Bennett Amonette

Creeds and Controversies: Insights from William Bullein Johnson
Kenneth B. E. Roxburgh

The Meaning of ‘Baptist Union’ in Maritime Canada, 1846-1906
Daniel Goodwin

Baptist Identity in the Thought of Walter Rauschenbusch
Tadeusz J. Zielinksi

Baptists in Black and White: Evangelical diversity during the Montgomery, Alabama, Bus Boycott
Wayne Flynt

Women, Ministry and Identity: Establishing Female Deacons at First Baptist Church, Waco, 1996
William L. Pitts

Naga Baptists: A Brief Narrative of their Genesis
Robert Eric Frykenberg

From Southern Baptist Identity to Chinese Baptist Identity, 1850-1950
Li Li

Globalization as Local Phenomenon: Philippine Baptists and the Creation of Community at the end of the Twentieth Century
Brian M. Howell

‘Our Own Church in our own land’: The Shaping of Baptist Identity in Australia
Ken R. Manley

Theological Education and the Quest for Identity in the Baptist Convention of Zimbabwe
Henry Mugabe

Baptists, Religious Liberty and Evangelization: Nineteenth-Century Challenges
William H. Brackney