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A Portrait of a Younger R. B. C. Howell


     When R. B. C. Howell, editor at that time of The Baptist in 1835, received a request to tell "how the name Baptist took its origin." He replied, "Those who are now called Baptists, have been in different ages of the Church, called by various names. Let it be observed, however, that . . . from the days of 'John the Baptist' until now, they have ever maintained the same doctrinal and practical tenets by which they are still distinguished. They were first called Christians at Antioch, afterwards Donatists, then Cathari, then Waldenses, Albigenses, Mennonites, Petrobrussians, Waterlanders, Anabaptists, and finally Baptists." [The Baptist, I, No. 5 (May, 1835), 70.]

Robert Boyte Crawford Howell
Early Virginia and Tennessee Minister and Editor
Virginia Baptist Ministers, Third Series
By George B. Taylor

R. B. C. Howell
Early Tennessee Baptist Pastor and Editor
Tennesee's Pioneer Baptist Preachers
By J. J. Burnett, 1919

R. B. C. Howell, D. D.
The Baptist Encyclopedia, 1881

Biographical Sketch of Rev. R. B. C. Howell, D. D.
By Rev. Enoch Hutchinson, Editor
The Baptist Memorial and Monthly Record, 1851

Ministerial Ordination
A sermon by R. B. C. Howell, D.D.
From The Baptist Preacher

Ministerial Improvement
By Robert Boyte C. Howell
The Baptist Journal, 1844

The Duty of Faith
By R. B. C. Howell
Nashville, Tennessee
The Baptist Newspaper, 1844

The Coming of Shiloh: A Sermon
by Rev. R. B. C. Howell, of Nashville, Tenn.
From The Baptist Preacher, magazine 1844

The Value of Christ's Sacrifice
A sermon, preached in 1845
by Rev. Robert Boyte C. Howell, D. D.

The Resurrection of the Dead
by Rev. Robert Boyte C. Howell., D. D.

Tennessee Baptists - Anti-Mission Controversy
An Essay by James Whitsitt & R. B. C Howell, 1838

Missions and Anti-Missions in Tennessee
By Rev. Dr. R. B. C. Howell
The Baptist Memorial and Monthly Record, 1845

Controversies of the Early Baptists of Virginia
By Robert Boyle C. Howell, D. D.

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