Following their defeat at the Northern Baptist Convention
in 1922, fundamentalist members formed the Baptist Bible Union.
The new Northern Baptist Convention
(now American Baptists) opposed slavery while the Southern Baptists supported it under the familiar "states rights" catchphrase for retaining bigotry.
But what about the religious world, like the American Baptist Convention (ABC) also known as the Northern Baptist Convention
(Valley Forge) which has a member one and a half million that had sent Dr Adonram Judson to evangelise the people of Burma not to mention the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) the world's largest Baptist denomination and the largest Protestant body in the United States, with nearly 16 million plus members.
20) Meredith also understood the creation of the Southern Baptist Convention in 1845 as a split between slaveholders and abolitionists--a drastic misrepresentation of the Northern Baptist Convention
, which saw the abolitionist faction leave in 1844.
In the early twentieth century, as fundamentalists and modernists squared off in the Northern Baptist Convention
, the Presbyterian Church U.
Townsley, originally of Massachusetts, receives much-deserved recognition as the first known ordained woman in Northern Baptist Convention
life in 1885.
5) In 1907 the North Dakota Baptists noted their approval of the newly formed Northern Baptist Convention
and threw their support behind the new endeavor.
At the Northern Baptist Convention
meeting at Chicago in May 1910, Rauschenbusch spoke on "The Freedom of Spiritual Religion.
The American Baptist Churches, USA, the former Northern Baptist Convention
, practically the only Baptist body without a standard confession, incorporates a far broader theological spectrum than other bodies and is far more ecumenical toward other Christians.
In West Virginia nearly all the Baptists belonged to churches affiliated with the Northern Baptist Convention
Whereas in 1921 Helen Barrett Montgomery was elected president of the Northern Baptist Convention
, (16) no females were considered for elected positions in the SBC.
Mobley's chapter on Montgomery's stint as president of the Northern Baptist Convention
amid the fundamentalist-modernist conflict is helpful and adds to the literature on the topic.