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2014 Reformation Tour!!!!

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

In 2009, IRBS sponsored a Baptist/Puritan History Tour of England. It went so well that people have been asking for another. In response, we are organizing a June 2014 Reformation Tour. We’ll visit Germany, Switzerland and France. There will be lots of Luther sites in places like Wittenberg, Eisleben, Erfurt, and Eisenach; we’ll visit Heidelburg, [...]

Transactions of the Baptist Historical Society available for free download

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

Many years ago, when I was a very poor Ph.D. student, I spent a term working at the Angus Library, Regent’s Park College, Oxford. With very limited resources, I purchased several out-of-print journals and books, but I had to decline what would have been a true prize, a complete set of the Transactions of the [...]

The Origin of Modern Baptists

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

About two years ago, I was asked to contribute to an onlineĀ discussionĀ of Baptist origins, published in the Journal of Baptist Studies. My task was to present the English Separatist view of Baptist development. The question is an important one, and deserves careful thought. I sought to write based on the use of a selection of [...]

Calvin’s 500th to be Observed in Italy

Thursday, March 12th, 2009

IRBS Fellows Drs. Leonardo De Chirico and Pietro Bolognesi will be participating in 3 important events commemorating the 500th anniversary of the birth of the great Genevan Reformer John Calvin.

Interesting Lectures on Anabaptism and the Reformation

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

Submitted by Prof. Renihan The www.baptisttheology.org website has done us all a favor by placing three lectures by Dr. Abraham Friesen, retired history professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara, on the topic of the anabaptists and the reformers on their website.