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The new crusades, the new Holy Land : conflict in the Southern Baptist Convention, 1969-1991

Author: David T Morgan
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©1996.
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The author details the conflict between some modern-day Southern Baptists, who saw themselves as crusaders for truth, as they sought to redeem a new holy land--the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC)--from the control of other Southern Baptists they viewed as "liberals." To the so-called liberals, the crusaders were "fundamentalists" on a mission, not to reclaim the SBC in the name of theological truth, but to gain  Read more...
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Morgan, David T.
New crusades, the new Holy Land.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c1996
(OCoLC)605118868
Online version:
Morgan, David T.
New crusades, the new Holy Land.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c1996
(OCoLC)606048258
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David T Morgan
ISBN: 0817308040 9780817308049
OCLC Number: 32273713
Description: xv, 246 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: A sketch of the problem --
Overwhelmed by religion and ideology --
Fundamentalism and the Bible --
Fundamentalism and the Christian witness --
A new ecumenism --
The catholicizing of the Southern Baptist Convention --
Church-state and the culture war --
The anatomy of Fundamentalism: Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary --
The great silence --
The new Southern Baptist Convention --
The lingering chill --
Life in the system: purely personal.
Responsibility: David T. Morgan.
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