Last Will of John Bampton|
(Minor Fulfillment of Matt. 24/25 or Revelation
Oswald T. Allis
John A. Broadus
Wilhelm De Wette
Charles Homer Giblin
Johann von Hug
J, F, and Brown
Jean Le Clerc
Jack P. Lewis
Sir Isaac Newton
Dr. John Owen
William W. Patton
Rudolph E. Stier
(Major Fulfillment of Matt. 24/25 or Revelation
John L. Bray
Dr. John Brown
Francis X. Gumerlock
J. Marcellus Kik
Ovid Need, Jr
Milton S. Terry
(Virtually No Fulfillment of Matt. 24/25 & Revelation in 1st
C. - Types Only ; Also Included are "Higher Critics" Not Associated With Any
Alan Patrick Boyd
John N. Darby
Charles G. Finney
J.P. Green Sr.
John N.D. Kelly
Dr. John Smith
George Fox |
Margaret Fell (Fox) |
PRETERIST UNIVERSALISM |
1780 - James Bandinel,
D.D. of Jesus College ; Public Orator of the University. The
Author first establishes "the truth and authority of the Scriptures ; -
for the authenticity of the history being acknowledged, and the facts
which are therein recorded being granted, the testimony of miracles
and prophecies, joined to the excellence of the doctrines,
is a clear and complete demonstration of our Saviour's divine
1781 - Timothy Neve,
D.D. Chaplain of Merton College. "The great point which the Author has
principally attempted to illustrate is, that well known, but too much
neglected truth, that Jesus Christ is the Saviour of the world, and the
Redeemer of mankind."
M.A. Fellow of New College. "On
the prophecies and testimony of John the Baptist, and the parallel
prophecies of Jesus Christ."
1783 - John Cobb,
D.D. Fellow of St. John's College. The subjects discussed are ;
"an inquiry after happiness ; "natural religion ; the Gospel ;
repentance ; faith ; professional faith ; practical faith ; the
1784 - Joseph White,
B.D. Fellow of Wadham College. "A
comparison of Mahometism and Christianity in their history, their
evidence, and their effects."
Ralph Churton, M.A. Fellow of Brase
Nose College. "Eight Sermons on the Prophecies
Respecting the Destruction of Jerusalem."
1786 - George Croft,
M.A. late Fellow of University College. "The
use and abuse of reason ; objections against inspiration considered ;
the authority of the ancient Fathers examined ; on the conduct of the
first Reformers ; the charge of intolerance in the Church of England
refutred ; objections against the Liturgy answered ; on the evils of the
separation ; conjectural remarks upon prophecies to be fulfilled
1787 - William Hawkins,
M.A. late Fellow of Pembroke College. "On
1788 - Richard
Shepherd, D.D. of Corpus Christi College. "The
ground and credibility of the Christian Religion."
1789 - Edward Tatham,
D.D. of Lincoln College. "The chart and scale of truth."
Henry Kett, M.A. Fellow of
Trinity College. "The
object of these Lectures is to rectify the misrepresentations of Mr.
Gibbon and Dr. Priestley with respect to the history of the primitive
1791 - Robert Morres,
M.A. late Fellow of Brase Nose College.
On "faith in general ; faith in divine testimony no subject of question
; internal evidence of the Gospel ; effects of faith ; religious
establishments ; heresies."
1792 - John Everleigh,
D.D. Provost of Oriel College. "I shall endeavour," says the
learned Author, "first to state regularly the substance of our religion
from its earliest declarations in the Scriptures of both the Old and New
Testaments to its complete publication after the resurrection of
1793 - James
Williamson, B.D. of Queen's College. "The
truth, inspiration, authority, and evidence of the Scriptures considered
1794 - Thomas Wintle,
B.D. of Pembroke College. "The
expediency, prediction, and accomplishment of the Christian redemption
1795 - Daniel Veysie,
B.D. Fellow of Oriel College. "The doctrine of Atonement illustrated and
1796 - Robert Gray,
M.A. late of St. Mary Hall. "On
the principles upon which the Reformation of the Church of England was
1797 - William Finch,
LL. D. late Fellow of St. John's College. "The objections of infidel
historians and other writers against Christianity considered."
1798 - Charles Henry
Hall, B.D. late Student of Christ Church. "It
is the purpose of these discorses to consider at large what is meant by
the scriptural expression, 'fulness of time;' or, in other words, to
point out the previous steps by which God Almighty gradually prepared
the way for the introduction and promulgation of the Gospel."
1799 - William Barrow,
LL.D. of Queen's College. These Lectures contain "answers to some
popular objections against the necessity or the credibility of the
1800 - George Richards,
M.A. late Fellow of Oriel College. "The
divine origin of Prophecy illustrated and defended."
1801 - George Stanley
Faber, M.A. Fellow of Lincoln College. "Horae
Mosaicae ; or, a view of the Mosaical records with respect to their
coincidence with profane antiquity, their internal credibility, and
their connection with Christianity."
1802 - George Frederic
Nott, B.D. Fellow of All Souls' College. "Religious
1803 - John Farrer,
M.A. of Queen's College. "On the mission and character of Christ, and on
1804 - Richard
Laurence, LL.D. of University College, "An attempt to illustrate
those Articles of the Church of England which the Calvinists improperly
consider as Calvinistical."
1805 - Edward Nares,
M.A. late Fellow of Merton College. "A
view of the evidences of Christianity at the close of the pretended age
1806 - John Browne,
M.A. late Fellow of Corpus Christi College.
Eight Sermons "In these Lectures the following principle is
variously applied in the vindication of the religion ; that there has
been an infancy of the species, analogous to that of the individuals of
whom it is composed, and that the infancy of human nature required a
different mode of treatment from that which was suitable to its advanced
1807 - Thomas Le
Mesurier, M.A. late Fellow of New College. "The
nature and guilt of Schism considered with a particular reference to the
principles of the Reformation."
1808 - John Penrose,
M.A. of Corpus Christi College. "An
attempt to prove the truth of Christianity from the wisdom displayed in
its original establishment, and from the history of false and corrupted
systems of religion."
1809 - John Bayley
Somers Carwithen, M.A. of St. Mary Hall. "A
view of the Brahminical religion in its confirmation of the truth of the
sacred history, and in its influence on the moral character."
1810 - Thomas Falconer,
M.A. of Corpus Christi College. "Certain
principles in Evanson's 'Dissonance of the four generally received
Evangelists,' &c. examined."
1811 - John Bidlake,
D.D. of Christ Church. "The truth and consistency of divine
revelation ; with some remarks on the contrary extremes of Infidelity
1812 - Richard Mant,
M.A. late Fellow of Oriel College. "An appeal to the Gospel ; or
an inquiry into the justice of the charge, alleged by Methodists and
other objectors, that the Gospel is not preached by the National
1813 - John Collinson,
M.A. of Queen's College. "A
key to the writings of the principal Fathers of the Christian Church,
who flourished during the first three centuries."
1814 - William Van
Mildert, D.D. Regius Professor of Divinity, and Canon of Christ
inquiry into the general principles of Scripture-interpration."
1815 - Reginald Heber,
M.A. late Fellow of All Souls' College. "The personality and
office of the Christian Comforter asserted and explained."
1816 - John Hume Spry,
M.A. of Oriel College. "Christian
Unity doctrinally and historically considered."
1817 - John Miller,
Fellow of Worcester College. "The
Divine Authority of Holy Scripture Asserted, From its Adaptation to the
Real State of Human Nature."
1818 - Charles Abel
Doctrine of the Unitarians Examined, as Opposed to the Church of England"
Augustus Short The Witness of the Spirit with our Spirit
1866 - Henry Parry
Divinity of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ"
1871 - George Herbert
in Its Relation to the Church of England"
1880 - Edwin Hatch,
Organization of the early Christian Churches"
1883 - William Henry
World as the Subject of Redemption ; Being an Attempt to set forth the
Functions of the Church as designed to embrace the whole Race of Mankind"
1884 - Frederic Temple, "The
Relations Between Religion and Science"
W. Farrar, D.D. F.R.S., Late Fellow of Trinity College, "History
1886 - Charles Bigg,
Asst. Chaplain of Corpus Christi College. "The
Christian Platonists of Alexandria
1889 - T.K. Cheyne,
D.D. "The Origin and Religious Contents of the Psalter in the Light of
Old Testament Criticism and the History of Religions."
Hastings Rashdall "The idea of atonement in Christian theology
Kenneth E. Kirk "The Vision of God: The Christian Doctrine of the Summum
George Leonard "Prestige Fathers and Heretics"
The Bampton Lectures in America at Columbia
Geoffrey W. H. Lampe "God As Spirit "
1992 - Colin Gunton
"The One, the Three and the Many: God, Creation and the Culture of
Ursula King "Christ in All Things: Exploring Spirituality With Teilhard
De Chardin "
2001 - David
Fergusson "Church, State and Civil Society "
2005 - Paul
S. Fiddes "Seeing the world and knowing God: ancient wisdom and modern
John Bampton (1690 - June 2, 1751) was an English churchman, for some
time canon of Salisbury.
Bampton was a member of Trinity College, Oxford, where he graduated M.A. in
1712. He is now remembered chiefly because of the contents of his will,
which directs that eight lectures shall be delivered annually at Oxford in
the University Church on as many Sunday mornings in full term, "between the
commencement of the last month in Lent term and the end of the third week in
Act term, upon either of the following subjects: to confirm and establish
the Christian faith, and to confute all heretics and schismatics; upon the
divine authority of the Holy Scriptures; upon the authority of the writings
of the primitive fathers, as to the faith and practice of the primitive
Church; upon the divinity of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ; upon the
divinity of the Holy Ghost; upon the articles of the Christian faith as
comprehended in the Apostles and Nicene Creeds."
The lecturer, who must be at least a Master of Arts of Oxford or Cambridge,
was formerly chosen yearly by the heads of colleges, on the fourth Tuesday
in Easter term, and no one can be chosen a second time. The Bampton
Lectures, as they are known, began in 1780, and are still held, but not as
Bampton, was a B.A. and M.A. graduate of Trinity College, University
of Oxford. Bampton served as prebendary (i.e., canon) at Salisbury
Cathedral, 1718-1751, and through his will (below), he established the
Bampton Lectureship, one of the most eminent lectureships on Protestant
Christian theology. The Bampton Lectureship consists of eight
lecture-sermons. The University of Oxford describes the Bampton Lectureship
The University [Oxford] in 1779 accepted a benefaction to establish the
Bampton Lecturership, the holder of which is required to give eight divinity
lecture sermons in Hilary and Trinity Full Terms annually (or, since 1910,
biennially) in the Church of St Mary's. Although this is not specified in
the original bequest, the lectures have traditionally been given on Sundays,
and it is laid down in the present statute that they should be. . . . It is
also now expedient to abolish the Sarum Lectures, which are considered to
have become unnecessary in so far as since 1990 the Bampton Lecturership has
been open to both men and women, and to suitable persons unconnected with
churches within the Anglican Communion (Oxford University Gazette, 20 March
1997, University Agenda).
Since 1952, the Bampton Lectureship fund also supported the Sarum
Lectureship in theology at the University of Oxford. In 1997, the Sarum
Lectureship was abolished so that the Bampton Lectureship, and theology at
Oxford in general, could receive greater acclaim and exposure.
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Date: 01 Dec 2007
why is that so many born-again,blood-washed,children of the most high God
spend so much time bashing other believers just because they do not believe
every jot and tittle just the way they believe, their brothers and sisters
in Christ, the church? where in the bible does it say we all have to believe
every doctrine the same way that you believe it?if we would worry more about
winning souls and adding to the church , instead of tearing down others,
then the world and christianity would be in a lot better condition.i see you
allspending all this time and effort critiquing others belief, but i have to
ask how many souls have you won for Jesus Christ this year? How many people
have you snatched from hell in the past 11 months?how many people have you
shared what God has done for you? just food for thought, BROTHER