Richard Baxter

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Richard Baxter
BirthplaceRowton, Shropshire
church leader, theologian, controversialist, poet

Baxter, Richard


Born Nov. 12,1615;diedDec.8,1692. English Puritan preacher and theologian. In the English bourgeois revolution of the 17th century, he sided with Parliament and was chaplain of one of the independent regiments. In his development of the doctrine of Calvinism, Baxter laid the basis for one of its particular variants—so-called Baxterianism—which is characterized by a less strict treatment of the dogma of predestination.


Richard Baxter and Puritan Politics. . . . Edited by R. Schlatter. New Brunswick, N. J. [1957].
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The topics include Philip Melanchthon and Wittenberg's reform of the theological curriculum, Theodore Beza and the reorientation of early reformed historiography, the Danzig Academy Gymnasium in 17th-century Poland, Voetius on the subject and formal act of happiness, the soteriological debate between George Kendall and Richard Baxter, and the Bristol Academy and the education of ministers in 18th-century England, 1758-91.
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