The cross and the Confederate flag cannot co-exist without one setting the other on fire," Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist
Convention's Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, wrote in a widely noted blog post June 19.
Critique: A seminal and scholarly work of original research, ""The Exiled Generations: Legacies of the Southern Baptist
Convention Holy Wars" is enhanced with the inclusion of an informed and informative Postscript by Molly T.
To communicate information about the recovery efforts with the 42 Southern Baptist
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The main argument of the book is in the title, a point well-known to Baptist insiders: despite the number of public pronouncements by Southern Baptist
leaders restricting female roles, Baptist women share in common, "an unwavering sense of their own ability to hear the voice of God and act on what they believe God calls them to do" (247).
Due to its policy of congregational independence, Wood says, the Southern Baptist
denomination became "one of the most contentious proslavery religious bodies in the nation.
According to Newman, Southern Baptists
in the mid- to late-twentieth century did not approach race-related issues from a single, monolithic mindset.
The removal of Insane Clown Posse's ``The Great Malinko'' album comes a week after the Southern Baptists
Convention announced a boycott of Disney to protest the entertainment giant's ``gay-friendly'' policies.
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Smith's thesis is that Herschel Hobbs, chair of the revision committee and Southern Baptist
Convention president, "sought to avert an immediate denominational split through the reformulation of key historic Baptist doctrines, wording some broadly to allow for widely divergent interpretations without sacrificing the Convention's conservative base" (2).
As the Civil Rights movement grew ever more intense in the 1960s in the face of white resistance, the Southern Baptist
Convention plateaued and then entered into what would prove to be an irreversible statistical decline.
Mark Wilson builds his discussion around Carver's involvement in several controversies that evolved in Southern Baptist
life in the late nineteenth and
Prior to and during the Civil War, Southern Baptists
proved exceptionally racist, militant, and, when contrasted against their northern brethren, "much less interest[ed] in an educated ministry.