Andrew Fuller (1754-1815) was an eminent Baptist minister, born in Cambridgeshire, and settled at Kettering. Year 1754 ( MDCCLIV) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or Year 1815 ( MDCCCXV) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year Baptist is a term describing individuals belonging to a Baptist church or a Baptist denomination. In Christian churches, a minister is someone who is authorized by a church or religious organization to perform clergy functions such as teaching of beliefs History Cambridgeshire is noted as the site of some of the earliest known Neolithic permanent settlement in the United Kingdom, along with sites at Fengate Kettering is a Town in Northamptonshire, England, UK. It is the main town within the Borough of Kettering.
Fuller was a zealous controversialist in defence of the gospel against hyper-Calvinism on the one hand and Socinianism and Sandemanianism on the other, but he is chiefly distinguished in connection with the foundation of the Baptist Missionary Society, to which he for most part devoted the energies of his life. Hyper-Calvinism is a Pejorative for a theological position which holds that it is wrong to tell unbelievers to repent and believe the gospel Socinianism is a form of Antitrinitarianism, named for Laelius Socinus (died 1562 in Zürich) and of his nephew Faustus Socinus The Glasites were a Christian Sect founded in about 1730 in Scotland by John Glas. BMS World Mission is a Christian Missionary society founded by Baptists from England around 1792.
During his life, Fuller pastored two congregations -- Soham (1775-1782) and Kettering (1782-1815). He died May 7, 1815 at Kettering, Northamptonshire.
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