An Apology For The Baptists-Abraham Booth (1734-1806)
An Apology For The Baptists; In Which They Are Vindicated From The Imputation of Laying Unwarrantable Stress on The Ordinance of Baptism. And The Charge of Bigotry in Refusing The Lord’s Table to Paedobaptists.
By Abraham Booth
1) An outline of the argument. The main headings should be the major arguments. Under each main heading should appear the significant points that Booth uses to support each main argument. Every entry should be in the form of a complete sentence.
Section I. The Baptists not chargeable with laying an unwarrantable stress on the Ordinance of Baptism.
In this section of Booth’s defense for baptism by immersion rather than infant baptism and the defense for closed communion Booth acknowledges the seriousness that the Scriptures deal with in such matters. He acknowledges that many outside of the Baptist denomination view these practices as rigid and unwarrantably stressful. He deals with issues…
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