Baptist Theology: A Four-century Study

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Mercer University Press, 2009 - Religion - 743 pages
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In this book the fullness of the Baptist experience in Christian higher education is explored, charted, and analyzed. Beginning with the establishment in 1756 of the Academy and reaching to the present the author explores the need for Baptists to pursue education and the types of schools they founded. Included are colleges, universities, manual labor schools, literary and theological institutions, theological schools, and bible colleges. Special attention is given to women and higher education and the Black Baptist achievements. Details are provided about what makes a Baptist school Baptist: charters, trustees, presidents, support, church accountability. Chapters at the end of the typological and chronological narratives ponder the meaning of denominational education at present, with suggestions about the future of "faith-based" institutions and the failure of contemporary literature to attend properly to Baptist idiosyncrasies.
 

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Contents

Donald Guthrie 19161992
395
Ralph Lee Smith 19181999
397
Ralph Philip Martin 1925
399
Edward Earle Ellis 1926
402
Ronald Ernest Clements 1929
406
Richard Norman Longenecker 1930
410
TwentiethCentury Southern Baptists
415
Doctrinal Statements prior to 1925
434

Thomas Grantham 16341692
42
Matthew Caffyn 16281715 Celestial Flesh and Socinianism
44
Dan Taylor 17381816 and the New Connection 1770
46
English Particular Baptists
51
First London Confession 1644 1646
53
Midland 1655 and Somerset 1656 Confessions
59
Hanserd Knollys 16091691
62
William Kiffin 16161701
65
John Bunyan 16281688
67
Second London or Assembly Confession 1677 1689
71
Thomas Collier and Arminianized Western Particular Baptists
80
Benjamin Keach 16401704
83
Baptist HyperCalvinism John Skepp ?1721 John Brine 17031765 and John Gill 16971771
89
Early American Baptists
109
Confessions of Faith and Church Disciplines
114
Six Principle Free Will or Freewill and General Baptists
118
Elhanan Winchester 17511797 and Universalism
124
Kehukee and New Hampshire Confessions of Faith
126
Francis Wayland 17961865
132
Patrick Hues Mell 18141888 and John Leadley Dagg 17961884
134
The Abstract of Principles of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary 1858 and James Petigru Boyce 18271888
145
Awakening and Missionary Baptists
153
Isaac Backus 17241806 and John Leland 17541841
154
The Separate Baptists
163
Robert Hall Sr 17281791 John Collett Ryland 17231792 John Ryland 17531825 and John Sutcliff 17521814
166
English Particular Baptists from Revival to Missions
173
Strict and Particular Baptists
198
Alexander Carson 17761844
200
Antimissionary Controversy Primitive Baptists Daniel Parker 17811844
204
Baptist Landmarkism
213
James Robinson Graves James Madison Pendleton and Amos Cooper Dayton
217
Later Landmark Controversies
230
NonLandmark Ecclesiology
242
Landmark Effects on TwentiethCentury Southern Baptists
246
Baptists in Controversy
249
Bible Translation Crawford Howell Toy 18361919 and Basil Manly Jr
258
Charles Haddon Spurgeon 18341892 and John Clifford 18361923
264
The Changing Theological Scene
278
Alvah Hovey 18201903 George Dana Boardman Pepper 18331913 Calvin Goodspeed 18421912 and Adoniram Judson Gordon 18361895
279
Ezekiel Gilman Robinson 18151894 George Washington Northrup 18261900 Elias Henry Johnson 18411906 Nathan Eusebius Wood 18491937 Au...
288
William Newton Clarke 18411912 Harry Emerson Fosdick 18781969 George Cross 18621929 and Henry Clay Vedder 18531935
304
Walter Rauschenbusch
314
William Bell Riley 18611947 John Roach Straton 18751929 Thomas Todhunter Shields 18731955 and Jasper Cortenus Massee 18711965
318
Baptist Congress
327
Northern Baptist Convention Controversy 19201950
330
Biblical Theologians
343
Archibald Thomas Robertson 18631934
347
Henry Wheeler Robinson 18721945
350
Harold Henry Rowley 18901969
355
Eric Charles Rust 19101991
360
Ralph Edward Knudsen 18971987
363
Ray Summers 19101992 Edward Allison McDowell 18981975
364
Frank Stagg 19112001
369
George Eldon Ladd 19111982
374
Dale Moody 19151992 Wayne Eugene Ward 1921
377
George Raymond BeasleyMurray 19162000
387
The 1925 Baptist Faith and Message Statement
441
Walter Thomas Conner 18771952
449
Doctrinal Summaries for the Laity and the Convention
455
The Elliott Controversy
457
The 1963 Baptist Faith and Message Statement
462
Herschel Harold Hobbs
468
Baptist Ideals
474
Doctrinal Texts for Students and Dismissals of Professors
475
Wallie Amos Criswell 19092002
481
The Broadman Bible Commentary Controversy
486
Charismaticism
489
The Inerrancy Controversy
491
The 2000 Baptist Faith and Message Statement
506
Recovering Evangelicalism and Reassessing the Baptist Heritage
515
Bernard Lawrence Ramm 19161992
520
Millard John Erickson 1932
525
Baptist Distinctives
531
Baptists Free Churches and Believers Churches
532
Southern Baptists and American Evangelicals
535
James William McClendon Jr
537
British Baptismal Sacramentalism
540
Incursions into Baptist Theology
549
Dispensationalism
560
The English Christological Controversy
570
Open Theism
574
Missions Ecumenism and Globalization
581
European Confessions of Faith
585
Baptists and Ecumenism
591
The Evangelistic Theology of William Franklin Billy Graham Jr 1918
602
From the Secular City to Openness to Pentecostalism
609
AfroAmerican Theology of LiberationReconciliation
612
Contextualized African Theology
616
South African Theologians and Doctrinal Statements
621
Latin American Confessions and Controversies
624
Mexico
625
Argentina
628
Orlando Enrique Costas 19421987 C Rene Padilla 1932 and Samuel Escobar 1934
633
Australia
644
Asian Confessions and Monographs
647
India
648
Philippines
649
Salvation of the Unevangelized?
651
Textbook on Missiology
656
New Voices in Baptist Theology
661
Repristination of Biblical Inerrancy and Dortian Calvinism
666
Exemplar of Intelligent and Polemical Evangelicalism
669
The Suffering and Trinitarian God and Ecumenical Theology
676
Reformed Theology with Vineyard Refinements
683
Reinterpreted Baptist Convictions for PostChristendom
686
Reenvisioner of Evangelical Theology for a Postmodern Age
690
EvangelicalCalvinist and Baptist Historical Theologian
696
Evangelical Arminianism and the History of Christian Doctrine
701
EvangelicalCalminian Baptist and the Doctrine of the Bible
704
Conclusion
713
Index of Persons
727
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