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Turning points in Baptist history : a festschrift in honor of Harry Leon McBeth

Author: Leon McBeth; Michael E Williams; Walter B Shurden
Publisher: Macon, Ga. : Mercer University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Arranged in chronological order so that the Baptist saga can be understood as a continuous narrative, the book has the added advantage of permitting the reader to cherry-pick chapters that are of particular interest. The Baptist struggles for freedom of conscience, for a believer's church, for including both genders and all races, for fulfilling the Great Commission, and for the separation of church and state--these  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leon McBeth; Michael E Williams; Walter B Shurden
ISBN: 9780881461350 0881461350
OCLC Number: 221663501
Description: 332 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The context of Baptist beginnings: 1517-1609 / Michael E. Williams Sr. --
Baptist beginnings and the turn toward a believers' church: 1609/1612/1633/1639 / Charles W. Deweese --
Baptist freedom and the turn toward a free conscience: 1612/1652 / Walter B. Shurden --
Baptist baptism and the turn toward believer's baptism by immersion: 1642 / Wm. Loyd Allen --
Baptist confessions of faith and the turn toward public theology: 1644 / Fisher Humphreys --
Baptist associations and the turn toward denominational cooperation: 1640s/1707 / Walter B. Shurden --
A turn toward a doctrinal Christianity: Baptist theology, a work in progress / William H. Brackney --
Baptist revivals and the turn toward Baptist evangelism: 1755/1770 / Bill J. Leonard --
Baptist missions and the turn toward global responsibility: 1792 / Rosalie Beck --
Baptist missions and the turn toward national denominational organizations: the Baptist Missionary Society and the Triennial Convention: 1792/1812 / Carol Crawford Holcomb --
Baptists turn toward education: 1764 / William H. Brackney --
Baptist "anti" movements and the turn toward progressivism: 1820/1832/1845 . Michael E. Williams Sr. --
Baptist freedom and the turn toward separation of church and state: 1833 / J. Bradley Creed --
Baptists and racism and the turn toward segregation: 1845 / Terry Carter --
Baptists and Landmarkism and the turn toward provincialism: 1851 / Stephen Stookey --
Baptists and race and the turn from slavery to greater institutionalization among African-American Baptists, 1850-1880 / Sandy Dwayne Martin --
Baptists and women and the turn toward gender inclusion / Karen Bullock --
Baptists and global unity and the turn toward the Baptist World Alliance: 1905 / Glenn Jonas --
Baptists and the social gospel and the turn toward social justice: 1898-1917 / E. Glenn Hinson --
Baptists and the Bible and the turn toward theological controversy: the Downgrade Controversy, 1887 / Jerry Faught --
Baptists and the turn toward racial inclusion: 1955 / William M. Tillman Jr. --
Baptists and the turn toward Baptist women in ministry / Pamela R. Durso --
Baptists and denominational identity and the turn toward creedalism: 2000 / C. Douglas Weaver --
Baptists at the twenty-first century: assessments and challenges / Walter B. Shurden.
Responsibility: edited by Michael E. Williams and Walter B. Shurden.
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Taking significant events in Baptist history, this book tells the Baptist story of the voluntary approach to the Christian faith. It highlights the Baptist struggles for freedom of conscience, for a  Read more...

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