"Therefore all use of secular force to support religion, is from beneath, and not from above; and is so far from promoting the cause of truth, that it is diametrically opposite thereto." - Isaac Backus, 1777 Circular Letter of Warren Association, New England.
Early New England Preacher and Historian
The Baptist Encyclopedia, 1881
Baptist Pastor and Defender of Religious Freedom
Annals of the Amercian Baptist Pulpit, 1860
By A. H. Newman, 1894
Circular Letters Written by Isaac Backus
There are two - 1773 & 1777
The Diary of Issac Backus
From the Introduction
William G. McLaughlin, Editor
Isaac Backus on the Anabaptists
A History of New England, 1784
The Founding of the Warren Baptist Association
A History of New England Baptists
By Isaac Backus
An Appeal to the Continental Congress
for Religious Rights for Baptists, 1774
A Memoir of the Life and Times
of the Rev. Isaac Backus, A. M.
Alvah Hovey, 1859
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