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Celebrating 400 Years of Baptist Life

The Future of a Denomination: Baptists in the Next 400 Years

The origin of Baptists dates back to 1609, when English Separatists fled to Amsterdam seeking religious freedom. Their belief in the Bible as the authoritative Word of God; salvation as a personal, individual conversion; and baptism of believers led to years of persecution and struggle to survive. Today more than 43 million people around the world call themselves Baptists.

The Acts of the Apostles: Four Centuries of Baptist Interpretation

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The Acts of the Apostles: Four Centuries of Baptist Interpretation is a landmark work of research, containing examples of specific ways that Baptists have used Acts in their confessions, sermons, tracts, commentaries, monographs, devotional and denominational literature, speeches, and hymns.
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Below are some articles in the Winter 2008 issue of Baylor Magazine which tell some of the story of Baptist history.

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