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Stone, Barton Warren
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(Dec 24, 1772, near Port Tobacco, MD – Nov 9, 1844, Hannibal, MO), leader of the American Restoration Movement, was ordained as Presbyterian, but early on began to doubt aspects of traditional Presbyterian practice. In 1801 he was the key figure in the great Cane Ridge revival meeting in Kentucky (Revival/Revival movements: II). In an active career as preacher, writer (Last Will and Testament of the Springfield Presbytery, 1804), and editor, he promoted an apocalyptic vision of Christian faith, the practice of baptism by immersion, and the resto…

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Noll, Mark A., “Stone, Barton Warren”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 07 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_025802>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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