John Gill
b. November 23, 1697 – d. October 14, 1771 • Baptist • Scholar • Theologian
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Gill, John
Gill, John (1697–1771)A strong proponent of Calvinism as the Baptist pastor at Horsley-Down, Southwark, for fifty-two years. Though he received the D.D. from the University of Aberdeen (1748), Gill was largely self educated and known for his rabbinical learning. His greatest fame was his effect on Particular
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Gill, John (1697–1771)
GILL, JOHN (1697–1771)John Gill was an English Particular *Baptist theologian and pastor whose prodigious written output earned him the nickname ‘Dr Voluminous’. Probably his best-known work was The Cause of God and Truth, published in four parts (1735–8), which defended Calvinistic soteriology (see
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Gill, John
Gill, John (1697–1771)English Baptist theologianBorn to working-class parents in Kettering, Northamptonshire, Gill was educated at the local grammar school. He never attended college or university but learned Greek, Hebrew, and Latin with the help of local Nonconformist ministers. After preaching locally