While much history is written about the role of organizations such as the Christian Life Commission in leading the Southern Baptist Convention to repent of its racist past, a panel of historians says black and white women had been working together as partners for many years.

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Tuesday, 27 August 2013 11:43

Conference marks 200 years of missions

McAfee School of Theology — in collaboration with the American Baptist Historical Society, the Baptist History and Heritage Society, Baptist Women in Ministry and the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship — will host "The Judsons: Celebrating 200 Years of Baptist Missions, Learning from the Past and Looking to the Future" Nov. 14-16 in Atlanta.

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150 years after the Civil War, racial reconciliation remains elusive in the former capital city of the Confederacy.

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The Emancipation Proclamation is remembered for its impact on ending slavery, but often overlooked is the insight it gives into President Lincoln’s shifting views on religion, says a Yale Divinity School scholar.

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Wednesday, 14 January 2009 19:01

Patterns in denominationalism

With approximately 35 million members and over fifty distinct groups in the United States, Baptists make up the largest and the most diverse American Protestant tradition. This diversity may partly be attributed to theological differences, dissimilarities in worship styles, and the organization of churches and national bodies by dozens of ethnic Baptist groups.
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