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Henry Clay Vedder

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Name  Henry Vedder
Role  Historian

Henry Clay Vedder Baptist History and Heritage Society Henry Clay Vedder His Life
Died  1935, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Books  Short History of the Baptists, Balthasar Hubmaier the Lead, The Reformation In Germany, Life of Francis of Assisi: Litt, History of the Baptists

Education  University of Rochester

Henry Clay Vedder, D.D. (February 26, 1853 – October 13, 1935) was an American Baptist church historian.



He was born in De Ruyter, New York. He graduated at the University of Rochester in 1873 and at Rochester Theological Seminary in 1876. He was an editor at the Examiner from 1876 to 1894, after which he became professor of Church history in Crozer Theological Seminary, Upland, Pennsylvania.


  • Baptists and Liberty of Conscience (1883)
  • Historical Leaflets, Issues 1-9, Crozer theological seminary, Chester, Pa, (1901)
  • A Short History of the Baptists (1891, revised edition 1897, new edition, 1907)
  • The Higher Criticism (1892)
  • American Writers of To-Day (1894, new edition, 1910)
  • A History of the Baptists of the Middle States (1898)
  • Balthasar Hübmaier: the Leader of the Anabaptists (1905)
  • Christian Epoch Makers (1908)
  • Church History Handbooks (four volumes, 1909)
  • Socialism and the Ethics of Jesus (1912)
  • The Reformation of Germany (1913)
  • The Gospel of Jesus and the Problems of Democracy (1914)
  • The Reformation in Germany, Macmillon Company, (1914)
  • References

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