Roger Williams was a Puritan, an English Reformed theologian, and later a
Reformed Baptist .... Williams later named his third child "Providence," as well,
the first born in his new settle...
Roger Williams, Founder of Rhode Island, Arrived in Boston February 5, 1631.
Williams founded the colony of Rhode Island based upon principles of complete
On this day in History, Rhode Island founder banished from Massachusetts on
Oct 09, ... In Providence, Roger Williams also founded the first Baptist church in
.... officials, was serving a 99-year sentence for a kidnapping he did not commit.
Roger Williams fled the Massachusetts Colony and established a colony for
religious dissidents, which later became the state of Rhode Island. Rhode Island
Roger Williams, the founder of Rhode Island, had been banished from
Massachusetts Bay Colony because of his outspoken criticism of the colony's
Roger Williams came to the New World in 1631 with much the same hopes as ...
few friends founded a settlement they called Providence Plantations , which soon
... He did not advocate a wall between church and state; he mourned the wall's ...
It did not propose to build a model of God's kingdom on earth, as did
Massachusetts. .... Williams had to persuade Parliament to allow Rhode Island to
divorce church ..... The communism found in Acts in the first Church of Jerusalem
for a time ...
In her trial she argued intelligently with John Winthrop, but the court found ...
Anne Hutchinson herself moved to Rhode Island before her fatal relocation to
New York. ... Roger Williams and Anne Hutchinson were two brave souls who
Roger Williams founded the first permanent white settlement in Rhode Island at ...
The Revolution did not alter Rhode Island's governmental structure (the royal ...
Drypoint etching, 1936, by Arthur W. Heintzelman, commemorating the
Tercentenary of the founding of Rhode Island by Roger Williams. Courtesy of