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Old Landmarkism: What Is It?

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My thoughts were first awakened to the subject discussed in this little book in 1832, upon witnessing the immersion of my mother and sister by a Pedobaptist minister, and the plunging of another subject face forward as he knelt in the water, and the pouring water upon another while kneeling in the water, the sprinkling it upon another in the same position, and the sprinkli ...more
Hardcover, 262 pages
Published 1880 by Baptist Book House
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Jeff Short
Jun 22, 2012 rated it liked it
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Mostly good though a little heavy-handed. Graves is not a dazzling writer, but he is clear and passionate. This book is mostly a polemic against alien baptism, open communion, or inter-communion, and pulpit affiliations. Graves makes his case in a very logical argument. He draws from Scripture and history to support his assertions.

He deals here with issues of church polity that we rarely hear about today. It is not that the issues don't exist today, but few seem to be troubled at all by these q
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Mar 22, 2016 rated it really liked it
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In "Old Landmarkism", J. R. Graves put forward an array of biblical, logical, and historical arguments on the issues of taking communion with, exchanging pulpits with, and accepting members of non-Baptists. Landmarkism holds that while not all Christians are Baptists, only Baptist churches are true churches. Due to their incorrect doctrines (including but not limited to infant baptism), Graves argued that Pedobaptist (infant baptizing) churches are not true New Testament churches and that their ...more
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Fake history. One star is generous.
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