About the Book
Willard Collins says that this book has “great inspirational
insights into the Restoration Movement.” Chapter titles are: Restoration Seeds; Alexander Campbell: The Man; Alexander Campbell: His Message; Barton Warren Stone: Cane Ridge; “Raccoon” John Smith: Rugged Individualist; Walter Scott and Moses Lard: Gifted Orators; Societies and Instrumental Music: Sources of Division; J.W. McGarvey: Distinguished Scholar; Isaac Errett and Daniel Sommer: Northern Opposites; Periodicals of the Restoration; Education Institutions of the Restoration; Twentieth Century Giants: Rich in Faith; Twentieth Century: Action and Reaction.
About the Author
Dabney Phillips was born in Ridgetop, Tennessee, July 14, 1917. He was baptized by W. L. Karnes in 1927 and married Wilma Adams in 1943. They have four sons: Robert, Donald, David, and Steven.
Phillips attended David Lipscomb College; Middle Tennessee State, B.S.; George Peabody College, M.A.; and Harding Graduate School, M.A. He faithfully served churches in Tennessee, Florida, South Carolina, Mississippi, and Alabama. He was minister for the Lakewood Church of Christ in Montgomery, Alabama for many years before his death.
He taught at David Lipscomb University for ten years. For a number of years he taught Restoration History at Faulkner University in Montgomery. He preached many gospel meetings, wrote for publication, and lectured widely on the Restoration Movement.
Phillips also wrote Restoration Principles and Personalities.