DR. THOMAS

 

HIS LIFE AND WORK

  

(BORN 1805; DIED 1871)

  

A BIOGRAPHY ILLUSTRATIVE OF THE PROCESS BY WHICH THE SYSTEM OF TRUTH REVEALED IN THE BIBLE HAS BEEN RECOVERED IN MODERN TIMES

  

BY

  

ROBERT ROBERTS

 

TABLE OF  CONTENTS

 

PREFACE TO FIRST EDITION

PREFACE TO SECOND EDITION

PREFACE TO THIRD EDITION

 

Part I.    PREPARATION

Chapter 1     The Man and his Work

Chapter 2     Birth and Early Days

Chapter 3     Emigration to America

 

Part II.   SEARCHING FOR TRUTH

 

Chapter 4     Dr. Thomas is Immersed

Chapter 5     Preaching among the Campbellites

Chapter 6     Practising and Preaching in Philadelphia

Chapter 7     The Apostolic Advocate

Chapter 8     Anabaptism

Chapter 9     Letters to Mr. Campbell

Chapter 10   "Information Wanted"

Chapter 11   A charge of Materialism

Chapter 12   Defamed and Defended

Chapter 13   A Suggested Armistice

Chapter 14   Editor, Preacher, and Printer

Chapter 15   The Apostacy Unveiled

Chapter 16   "Tell It Unto The Church"

Chapter 17   Mr. Campbell's Attack on the Advocate

Chapter 18   Discussions between Dr. Thomas and Mr. Campbell

Chapter 19   Dr. Thomas Goes West

Chapter 20   The Investigator

Chapter 21   The Herald of the Future Age

Chapter 22   Rejected But Not Excommunicated

Chapter 23   Fanning on Dr. Thomas and His Reply

Chapter 24   A Visit to New York

Chapter 25   Dr. Thomas Reaches a Crisis

Chapter 26   Confession, Abjuration, and Declaration

Chapter 27   Proposed Discussion with Mr. Campbell

Chapter 28   Phrenological Delineations

 

PART III.   PROCLAIMING THE TRUTH

 

Chapter 29   First Travels in the Truth's Service

Chapter 30   A Missionary to Britain

Chapter 31   Seeking an Opening in Britain

Chapter 32   The Truth in Nottingham, 1848

Chapter 33   A Charge of Falsehood

Chapter 34   A Cambellite Convention and a Visit toGlasgow

Chapter 35   The Truth in Glasgow

Chapter 36   Dr. Thomas and the Peace Society

Chapter 37   Elpis Israel

Chapter 38   Two Interludes

Chapter 39   A Farewell Letter

Chapter 40   The Herald of the Kingdom and Age To Come

Chapter 41   Dr. Thomas as a Tutor

Chapter 42   Preaching the Truth at Home and On Tour

Chapter 43   More Travels During the 1850's

Chapter 44   Removal to New York:  Formation of an Organized Meeting

Chapter 45   Anatolia

Chapter 46   Among the Jews of New York

Chapter 47   Eureka:  An Exposition of the Apocalypse

Chapter 48   Travels in 1860; A call from the South

Chapter 49   Travels in War Time

Chapter 50   Christians and War

Chapter 51   A Second Visit to Birmingham

Chapter 52   More American Travels

Chapter 53   Third Visit to Britain

Chapter 54   Proposed Removal to Britain--Death Intervenes

 

PART IV.   "BEING DEAD, HE YET SPEAKETH"

 

Chapter 55   The Doctor's Last Article--"What is Flesh?"

Chapter 56   How The News Was Received in Britain

Chapter 57   Interment in Greenwood Cemetery

Chapter 58   The Man Himself

Chapter 59   Conclusions and Reflections

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