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Albert Henry Newman: with a bibliography of writings that encompasses at least twenty-one pages, Albert Henry Newman ranks as one of the most prolific and competent church historians Baptists have ever produced

Albert Henry Newman: with a bibliography of writings that encompasses at least twenty-one pages, Albert Henry Newman ranks as one of the most prolific and competent church historians Baptists have ever produced – 1852-1933 Glenn Jonas Born in the Edgefield district of South Carolina, Newman received his education at Mercer University, Rochester Theological Seminary, and […]

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Signs of peace and sanity: Baptist women and World War II

Signs of peace and sanity: Baptist women and World War II Rosalie Beck On December 8, 1941, when President Franklin Delano Roosevelt declared war on the Axis powers, Baptist women were caught up in the maelstrom that rocked the world for four long years. Like their Christian sisters around the globe, these women found themselves […]

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in studying the theological writings of Baptists in Latin America, we should both keep in mind the diversity of Baptist history and view these writings in the socioreligious context of the whole continent

Baptists in Latin America and their theological contributions at the end of the twentieth century: in studying the theological writings of Baptists in Latin America, we should both keep in mind the diversity of Baptist history and view these writings in the socioreligious context of the whole continent Pablo P. Moreno Julio de Santa Ana, […]

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John A. Broadus: shaper of Baptist preaching

John A. Broadus: shaper of Baptist preaching Thomas R. McKibbens, Jr. The nineteenth century produced many fine Baptist preachers, but none can share the spotlight with John A. Broadus. The fact that he was a Southerner was incidental. The Mason-Dixon line was not a barrier to his words, printed or spoken. He was a Baptist […]

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Broadening my knowledge of the Baptist community

Broadening my knowledge of the Baptist community Pamela R. Durso I officially became the editor of Baptist History and Heritage in the summer of 2003 and have since coordinated four issues of the journal. Yet, this issue is, in many ways, my first. I have worked on it from start to finish, selecting the theme, […]

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Baptists and baptism—a British perspective

Baptists and baptism—a British perspective – 1 Anthony R. Cross The purpose of this paper is to survey twentieth-century British Baptist (2) baptismal theology by means of a study of the major influences on its development. The development of baptismal theology, though well documented, is often overlooked and even denied. David Thompson notes that “one […]

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The Baptist Reformation: The Conservative Resurgence in the Southern Baptist Convention

The Baptist Reformation: The Conservative Resurgence in the Southern Baptist Convention – Book Review Jeff B. Pool By Jerry Sutton. Nashville: Broadman & Holman Publishers, 2000. xviii + 542 pp. Through the official press of the Southern Baptist Convention, Jerry Sutton has published the orthodox history of the most recent, lengthy, religio-political conflict within the […]

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Who and where in the world are the Baptists? When the Baptist World Alliance was founded in London, England, in 1905, seven million Baptists lived throughout the world. As we enter 2005, our centennial year, 48 million baptized believers are members of Baptist churches

Who and where in the world are the Baptists? When the Baptist World Alliance was founded in London, England, in 1905, seven million Baptists lived throughout the world. As we enter 2005, our centennial year, 48 million baptized believers are members of Baptist churches Denton Lotz This number does not include the worshipping community of […]

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Women on the Threshold: Voices of Salvadoran Baptist Women

Women on the Threshold: Voices of Salvadoran Baptist Women – Book Review James A. Wright, Jr. By Kathleen Hayes. Macon: Smyth and Helwys Publishing, Inc., 1996. 134 pp. Women on the Threshold describes the developing feminist movement in El Salvador, particularly among Baptist women. Everything in the book is presented from the perspective of a […]

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Baptists, religious liberty, and World War II

Freedom for and freedom from: Baptists, religious liberty, and World War II J. Bradley Creed On January 6, 1942, President Franklin Roosevelt addressed both houses of the United States Congress in his state of the union speech. Under normal circumstances, this would merely have been an annual ritual of American politics, but this year the […]