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News

March 2019
News > Church news

Baptist figurehead Andrew Fuller’s shorthand notes cracked by student

The shorthand notes of leading Baptist theologian Andrew Fuller have finally been deciphered, after baffling academics for generations. Hundreds of pages of his sermon notes are held in archives, but until now they have been a mystery to researchers. Andrew Fuller, who was born in Cambridgeshire in 1754, became a Baptist minister, and is best known for founding the Baptist Missionary Society. Such was his international standing, he was offered honorary doctorates by both Yale and the College of New Jersey — now Princeton — although he turned them down. His early sermons and other documents have survived only as shorthand notes, although a number...

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Historical

May 2015
Articles > Historical

Andrew Fuller, theologian of love

Andrew Fuller (1754–1815), an indefatigable and fearless Baptist theologian and minister, was an outstanding theologian, with qualities that make him one of the most attractive figures in Baptist history.

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Historical

May 2015
Articles > Historical

Selections from the works of Andrew Fuller

These three selections from Andrew Fuller’s works have been made by Professor Michael Haykin, see also ‘Andrew Fuller, theologian of love‘. (1) ‘The qualifications and encouragement of a faithful minister illustrated by the character and success of Barnabas’. My dear brother, It is a very important work to which you are this day set apart … You need both counsel and encouragement; I wish I were better able to administer both. In what I may offer, I am persuaded you will allow me to be free; and understand me, not as assuming any authority or superiority over you, but only as saying that to you which...

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