Richard Baxter

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Richard Baxter
BirthplaceRowton, Shropshire
church leader, theologian, controversialist, poet
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

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].
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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