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A New Book from Crawford Gribben

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

IRBS Fellow Dr. Crawford Gribben has an important new book available.

Do You Know What Your People are Reading?

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

Recently, I obtained a copy of Crawford Gribben’s new book Writing the Rapture: Prophecy Fiction in Evangelical America (Oxford: OUP, 2009). It is one of the most important books I have read in a while, and is definitely worth buying and digesting carefully.

When did Evangelicalism begin?

Friday, January 30th, 2009

In 1988, Scottish Baptist historian David Bebbington published an important work, Evangelicalism in Modern Britain: A History from the 1730s to the 1980s. It is recognized as a central text in its field. In that book, Bebbington dates the beginning of Evangelicalism to the 1730s, the era of the commencement of the revival in Britain.

Gadsby’s Hymns for today?

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008

Posted by Prof. Renihan Sadly, hymnody is sometimes a controversial matter in churches.  It shouldn’t be like this, but it is. For many advocates of contemporary worship, hymns are outdated and outmoded, a relic of years gone by.

A Brief Annotated Bibliography on Baptist History

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

An Annotated Bibliography of Important Reading and Study Materials Concerning Particular Baptists submitted by James M. Renihan Beddome, Benjamin. A Scriptural Exposition of the Baptist Catechism. Birmingham: Solid Ground Christian Books, 2006. A very useful doctrinal and practical exposition of the Baptist version of the Westminster Shorter Catechism. Highly recommended.

The early Irish Baptists

Monday, March 17th, 2008

Submitted by IRBS Fellow Dr. Crawford Gribben The early Irish Baptists Waterford, a harbour town on the southern coast of Ireland, is not a regular destination for visiting tourists. Its name is rarely associated with the grand stream of Irish church history. But concealed in this obscurity is one of the most important churches in [...]

Erín go bragh!

Monday, March 17th, 2008

Today is a good day to consider these websites: Mission::Ireland I will build my Church in Ireland Stephen Murphy’s Blog  Pray for the spread of the gospel in this beautiful island.

The Death-bed of an Irish Puritan

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

The Death-bed of an Irish puritan (Submitted by IRBS Fellow Dr. Crawford Gribben) John Murcot was a Presbyterian minister from Warwick who was called by Parliament to minister to emigrant puritans in Dublin in the 1650s. His devotedness to his calling and the spiritual welfare of his congregation earned enormous respect.