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THE FIRST AFRICAN BAPTIST CHURCH, RICHMOND, VIRGINIA INDEX
The constitution of the African Church, was so formed as to modify, in some degree, the democratic elements of the regular Baptist churches, and to make its government rather more presbyterial than congregational. This was deemed essential to the judicious control of so large a mass of persons, many of whom could scarcely be judged competent to the task of government. -- Chapter 1

Robert Ryland, Pastor



Reminiscences of the First African Baptist Church
Richmond, VA, Chapter 1
By the Pastor

Reminiscences of the First African Baptist Church
Richmond, VA, Chapter 2
By the Pastor

Reminiscences of the First African Baptist Church
Richmond, VA, Chapter 3
By the Pastor



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