TITLE

Southern Baptist Ghosts

AUTHOR(S)
George, Timothy
PUB. DATE
May 1999
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;May1999, Issue 93, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the historical precedents of the schism within the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) in the United States. Influence of the 19th century populist movements called Campbellism, Landmarkism and hyper-Calvinism in the conflict between moderate and conservative Protestants; Effects of the internal struggle within the SBC from the 1970s to the 1990s on the structure of the denomination.
ACCESSION #
1890613

 

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