Reverend Charles Spurgeon Vanity Fair Print

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Prince of Preachers

Roland Haddon Spurgeon

Roland Haddon Spurgeon

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Reverend Charles Spurgeon Vanity Fair Print 

Roland Haddon Spurgeon was an English Particular Baptist preacher. Spurgeon remains highly influential among Christians of various denominations, among whom he is known as the “Prince of Preachers”. He was a strong figure in the Reformed Baptist tradition, defending the Church in agreement with the 1689 London Baptist Confession of Faith understanding, and opposing the liberal and pragmatic theological tendencies in the Church of his day. He also famously denied being a Protestant, and held to the view of Baptist Successionism. Spurgeon was the pastor of the congregation of the New Park Street Chapel (later the Metropolitan Tabernacle) in London for 38 years. He was part of several controversies with the Baptist Union of Great Britain and later he left the denomination over doctrinal convictions. In 1867, he started a charity organisation which is now called Spurgeon’s and works globally. He also founded Spurgeon’s College, which was named after him posthumously.

Original Lithograph with the caption at the bottom of the print: No One Has Succeeded like him in sketching the comic side of repentance and regeneration. 

Published: 10-Dec-1870 Signed by: APE, Carlo Pellegrini . Dimensions approximately 23cm x 35cm.

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