Christian Baptist, Published Monthly. Edited by Alexr. Campbell.

By: CAMPBELL, ALEXANDER

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CAMPBELL, ALEXANDER, ed. The Christian Baptist, Published Monthly. Edited by Alexander Campbell. [12 lines scripture.] Vol. VII. Bethany: Printed and Published by A. Campbell. 1829, 12mo. Vol. VII, No's. 1-12, Monday, Aug. 3, 1829- Monday July 5, 1830. Bound in original calf boards, rebacked with acid-free heavy brown paper, leather rubbed and scuffed, worn through leather at corners, corners bumped, lacks rear free endpaper and flyleaf, front endpapers and flyleaf filled with notes in a early pen, most pages have notes in the same hand in the margin of the page, piece of archival rag paper pasted over inside rear hinge, 5 leaves with edge or corner repair using archival rag paper, heavy foxing throughout, small damp stain in outside margin of most pages. Collation: 1-246. Pagination: (1) title, (1) blank, [3]-286pp +(2)pp index. Norona & Shetler: WV Imprints 1790-1863: pt. I, #313. Alexander Campbell (1788-1866) one of the founders of the Disciples of Christ. "Believing in the power of the press, Alexander Campbell started the Christian Baptist in 1823, and built up a successful periodical, through which he disseminated his opinions. The paper was printed at home and its success encouraged him to continue the printing business uninterruptedly for forty years. In his paper he attacked missions, Sunday-schools, and sectarian societies as then conducted, carrying the war vigorously into the enemies' camp, and censuring the clergy in particular... From 1830 his interest in the second coming of Christ led him to publish the Millennial Harbinger instead of the Christian Baptist. His publishing interests in

Title: Christian Baptist, Published Monthly. Edited by Alexr. Campbell.

Author Name: CAMPBELL, ALEXANDER

Illustrator: 19TH-AM-WV-BETHANY-cAMPBELL

Categories: THEOLOGY-AMERICAN, PERIODICALS, DISCIPLES OF CHRIST/CAMPBELLITES, BINDINGS-LEATHER, AMERICAN CHURCH HISTORY, 19TH CENTURY BOOKS,

Publisher: 1829

Binding: Bound in original calf boards, rebacked with acid-

Book Condition: leather rubbed and scuffed, worn through leather at corners, corners bumped, lacks rear free endpaper and flyleaf, front endpapers and flyleaf filled with notes in a early pen, most pages have notes in the same hand in the margin of the page, piece of archival rag paper pasted over inside rear hinge, 5 leaves with edge or corner repair using archival rag paper, heavy foxing throughout, small damp stain in outside margin of most pages.

Size: 12MO.

Book Number: 17329

Keywords: American Church History, Christian Church, Disciples of Christ, Campbellites, Leather Bindings, Periodicals, Theology--American