Ive said all of this to express that I am as thankful this year that I am a Southern Baptist
as I have ever been
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Convention Denounces 'Alt-Right' White Supremacists Following Backlash
Utilizing a plethora of primary sources, including denominational state newspapers, Andrew Smith's well-researched volume provides groundbreaking insight regarding how Fundamentalist ideas from the North influenced Southern religion in general, and the Southern Baptist
Convention in particular, from 1919-1925.
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.
Mark Wilson builds his discussion around Carver's involvement in several controversies that evolved in Southern Baptist
life in the late nineteenth and
Shaw, associate professor and director of the Women Studies Program and director of the Difference, Power, and Discrimination Program at Oregon State University, has lovingly wrought an expansive study of Southern Baptist
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.
Four decades ago, the Southern Baptists
officially declared, "no ecclesiastical group or denomination should be favored by the state" and "the church should not resort to the civil power to carry on its work.
Third, we examine the inroads postliberal theology has made among the largest Protestant denomination in the country and the largest single religious group in the South, southern Baptists
The Southern Baptist
Convention had also passed strongly worded pro-life resolutions beginning in 1980, followed by similar and often issue-specific pro-life resolutions in 1982, 1984, 1987, 1989, 1993 (Freedom of Choice Act, Hyde Amendment), 1994 (RU486), 1996, and 2002 (partial-birth abortion).
Therefore, the attack on segregation by Southern Baptist
theologians deserves special attention.
ATLANTA-- Many advocates of women's ordination were encouraged by Jimmy and Rosalyn Carter's decision to sever ties with the Southern Baptist
Convention because of its "increasingly rigid" views on the role of women.