Barton Warren Stone was born on December 24, 1772 to John and Mary Stone in Port Tobacco, Maryland. Events 563 - The Byzantine church Hagia Sophia in Constantinople is dedicated for the second time after being destroyed by Earthquakes Year 1772 ( MDCCLXXII) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Port Tobacco, officially Port Tobacco Village, is a town in Charles County, Maryland, United States. During his childhood he was exposed to the Church of England, Baptist, Methodist and Episcopal churches. The Church of England is the officially established Christian church in England, the Mother Church of the worldwide Anglican Baptist is a term describing individuals belonging to a Baptist church or a Baptist denomination. Methodism is a movement within Protestant Christianity represented by a number of denominations and organizations The Episcopal Church is the official name of the Province of the Anglican Communion in the United States.
After going to Guilford Academy in North Carolina, founded by David Caldwell, Stone heard James McGready (a Presbyterian minister) speak and eventually became a Presbyterian minister himself. North Carolina ( is a state located on the Atlantic Seaboard in the southeastern United States Presbyterianism is a family of Christian denominations within the Reformed branch of Protestant Western Christianity But, as Stone looked more deeply into the beliefs of the Presbyterians, especially the Westminster Confession of Faith, he became skeptical of the convergence of church and Biblical beliefs. The Westminster Confession of Faith is a Reformed Confession of faith, in the Calvinist theological tradition Etymology According to the Online Etymology Dictionary, the word bible is from Latin biblia, traced from the same word through Medieval Latin and Late Latin At odds was the Calvinistic belief in total depravity which Stone found inconsistent with the scriptures. Calvinism (sometimes called the Reformed tradition, the Reformed faith, or Reformed theology) is a theological system and an approach to the Total depravity (also called total inability and total corruption) is a theological Doctrine that derives from the Augustinian concepts
Stone also took issue with the Trinity doctrine and argued against it. "Revelation no where declares that there are three persons of the same substance in the one only God; and it is universally acknowledged to be above reason" (Address to the Christian Churches, 2nd Edition ).
At the Cane Ridge (Kentucky) revival of 1801, Barton W. Cane Ridge, Kentucky, USA was the site in 1801 of a large Camp meeting which drew thousands of people and had a lasting influence as one of the landmark The Commonwealth of Kentucky ( is a state located in the East Central United States of America. Year 1801 ( MDCCCI) was a Common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year starting on Tuesday Stone revealed his new found conviction of faith as prerequisite for salvation to the chagrin of the Presbyterian Church. In Theology, salvation can mean three related things being saved from or Liberation from something such as Suffering or the punishment of He was quickly accused of Arminianism after which his association with the Presbyterian Church was severed by Kentucky Synod. Arminianism is a school of soteriological thought within Protestant Christianity based on the theological ideas of the Dutch In the history of the Presbyterian and Reformed tradition in the United States there have been a number of judicatories named Kentucky Synod.
In 1803 the Springfield Presbytery was formed by Stone and others with the same theology. 1803 ( MDCCCIII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a The Springfield Presbytery was an independent Presbytery that became one of the earliest expressions of the Stone-Campbell Movement After reexamination, Barton and others in the presbytery were compelled by the scriptures to dissolve the organization for fear of Romanization. In Linguistics, romanization (or latinization, also spelled romanisation or latinisation) is the representation of a Word or This led to the famous, "Last Will and Testament of The Springfield Presbytery. The Springfield Presbytery was an independent Presbytery that became one of the earliest expressions of the Stone-Campbell Movement "
In 1824 Barton W. Stone met with Alexander Campbell which would eventually lead to the partial unification of the "Christian" (Stone) movement and the "Reformed Baptist" (Campbell) movement into what is commonly called the Restoration Movement. Alexander Campbell (1788 &ndash 1866 was an early leader in the Second Great Awakening of the religious movement that has been referred to as the Restoration, or This article is about the Stone-Campbell Restoration Movement and churches that have a historical and/or theological connection to it (e The congregations that were part of Stone's original movement, which chose not to join with Campbell and his followers, merged with similar Christian Churches in other parts of the country to form the Christian Connection. Church (disambiguation Christian Church and the word church are used to denote both a Christian association of people and a Place of worship The Christian Connection or Christian Connexion was a Christian movement which began in several places during the late 18th and early 19th centuries and were secessions
Barton W. Stone died on November 9, 1844 in Hannibal, Missouri. Events 694 - Egica, a king of the Visigoths of Hispania, accuses Jews of aiding Muslims sentencing all Year 1844 ( MDCCCXLIV) was a Leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Leap year Hannibal is a city in Marion and Ralls counties in the US state of Missouri. Barton College (formerly Atlantic Christian College) in Wilson, North Carolina was named for Barton Stone. Barton College is a private Liberal arts college located in Wilson North Carolina. Wilson is a city and the County seat of Wilson County in the Coastal Plain region of the U