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A Plea for Religious Liberty: Eleven Years after the Split at Old Mulkey

Steven C. Hunter
Pulpit Minister
Glendale Road Church of Christ
Murray, KY
schunter@ymail.com

Abstract

John Mulkey joined Barton Stone’s reform after leaving the Baptists. He began preaching Stone’s restoration gospel; however, eleven years after leaving the Baptists, Baptist records state that he had been excommunicated because of his newfound teachings. Mulkey had kept silent about the details of his departure until his character was impugned in their records. His reply was to write a circular describing his reason for leaving the Baptist church—which was the belief that his religious liberty had been violated.

 
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