Henry Clay Vedder

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Henry Clay Vedder, D.D. (February 26, 1853 – October 13, 1935)[1] was an American Baptist church historian.

Biography[edit]

He was born in De Ruyter, New York. He graduated at the University of Rochester in 1873 and at Rochester Theological Seminary in 1876. He was an editor at the Examiner[2] from 1876 to 1894,[3] after which he became professor of Church history in Crozer Theological Seminary, Upland, Pennsylvania.

Works[edit]

  • Baptists and Liberty of Conscience (1883)
  • Historical Leaflets, Issues 1-9, Crozer theological seminary, Chester, Pa, (1901)[4]
  • A Short History of the Baptists (1891, revised edition 1897, new edition, 1907)
  • The Higher Criticism (1892)
  • American Writers of To-Day (1894, new edition, 1910)
  • A History of the Baptists of the Middle States (1898)
  • Balthasar Hübmaier: the Leader of the Anabaptists (1905)
  • Christian Epoch Makers (1908)
  • Church History Handbooks (four volumes, 1909)
  • Socialism and the Ethics of Jesus (1912) Archive.org
  • The Reformation of Germany (1913)
  • The Gospel of Jesus and the Problems of Democracy (1914)
  • The Reformation in Germany, Macmillon Company, (1914)[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Subjects of Biographies". Dictionary of American Biography. Comprehensive Index. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1990. 
  2. ^ Cathcart, William (1881). "Examiner". The Baptist Encyclopedia. Baptist History Series. 1 (reprinted by The Baptist Standard Bearer, Inc. 2001 ed.). Philadelphia: Louis H. Everts. pp. 386–387. ISBN 978-1-57978-909-1. 
  3. ^ Hughey, Sam (1999). "Henry C. Vedder". The Reformed Reader. Retrieved 2016-10-06. 
  4. ^ "Historical Leaflets - Crozer theological seminary, Chester, Pa - Google Books". Books.google.com. Retrieved 2013-06-16. 
  5. ^ "The reformation in Germany - Henry Clay Vedder - Google Books". Books.google.com. Retrieved 2013-06-16.