Richard Baker (theologian)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Richard Baker
Born 1741
Died 1818
Nationality England
Occupation Writer

Richard Baker, D.D. (1741–1818) was an English theological writer.


Baker was educated at Pembroke College, Cambridge, where he graduated B.A. (as seventh senior optime) in 1762, M.A. in 1765, and D.D. in 1788.[1] He was elected to a fellowship in his college, and in 1772 was presented to the rectory of Cawston-with-Portland in Norfolk, which he held till his death in 1818.


  • How the Knowledge of Salvation is attainable, a sermon on John vii. 17, 1782, 4to.
  • The Harmony or Agreement of the Four Evangelists, in four parts, London, 1783–87, 8vo.
  • The Psalms of David Evangelized, wherein are seen the Unity of Divine Truth, the Harmony of the Old and New Testament, and the peculiar Doctrines of Christianity, in agreement with the Experience of Believers in all Ages, London, 1811, 8vo.


  1. ^ "Baker, Richard (BKR758R)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 

 "Baker, Richard (1741–1818)". Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900. 


 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain"Baker, Richard (1741–1818)". Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900.