The English Baptists of the 17th Century, August 25-26, 2008

The 2nd Annual Andrew Fuller Center for Baptist Studies Conference

The English Baptists of the 17th Century

August 25-26, 2008

On the campus of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY

Conference Description

The theme of the 2008 conference was, “The English Baptists of the 17th Century.” Featured speakers included: R. Albert Mohler, Jr., Barry Howson, Larry Kreitzer, Tom Nettles, Jim Renihan, Austin Walker, and Malcolm Yarnell. Other up and coming Baptist History scholars presented papers as well.

Conference Schedule and Audio

The topics of this conference are available below. It is hoped that many of these papers will be published in book form in the near future. In the meantime, the audio is available below in MP3 format. To download the audio, right click on the title of the lecture which you would like to download, then select “Save As…” (alternately, it could be called, “Save Target As..,.” or “Save Link As…”). Most computers will also allow you to stream the audio by simply clicking on the “MP3” link.

Monday, August 25

9:00 AM An Opening Word (MP3)
Dr. Michael Haykin (Director of The Andrew Fuller Center for Baptist Studies)

9:10 AM Plenary Session 1: “The English Calvinistic Baptists of the 17th Century—An Overview” (MP3)
Dr. Malcolm Yarnell (Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary)

10:25 AM Plenary Session 2: “John Spilsbury and the Beginning of the Baptists” (MP3)
Dr. Tom Nettles (The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary)

11:40 AM Plenary Session 3: “Hanserd Knollys (1599-1691) and the Interpretation of Revelation” (MP3)
Dr. Barry Howson (Heritage Theological Seminary)

2:45 PM Parallel Session 1:

3:35 Parallel Session 2:

8:30 PM Plenary Session 4: “The Importance of Baptist Confessionalism” (MP3)
Dr. Albert Mohler (President, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary)

Tuesday, August 26

8:45 AM Plenary Session 5: “The Strange Case of Thomas Collier” (MP3)
Dr. James Renihan (Dean, The Institute of Reformed Baptist Studies)

11:30 AM Plenary Session 6: “Benjamin Keach and the Protestant Cause Under Persecution” (MP3)
Austin Walker (Pastor, Maidenbower Baptist Church, Crawley, UK)

2:20 PM – Parallel Session 3:

3:10 PM – Parallel Session 4:

4:00 PM Plenary Session 7: “William Kiffin (1616-1701)—His Life and Thought” (MP3)
Dr Larry Kreitzer (Regent’s Park College, University of Oxford)

5:00 PM A Closing Word (MP3)
Dr. Michael Haykin (Director, The Andrew Fuller Center for Baptist Studies)

Steve Weaver / The Andrew Fuller Center for Baptist Studies, (502) 229-3938