All According to God's Plan: Southern Baptist Missions and Race, 1945-1970
Wills, David W., International Bulletin of Missionary Research
All According to God's Plan: Southern Baptist Missions and Race, 1945-1970. By Alan Scot Willis. Lexington: Univ. Press of Kentucky, 2005. Pp. xiii, 260. $45.
This book argues that, in the quartercentury following World War II, "Southern Baptist progressives presented a forceful argument against racism and contributed to real change in the South" (p. 12). These progressives controlled not only the denomination's Social Service and Christian Life Commissions but also the major Southern Baptist mission organizations-the Home Mission Board, the Foreign Mission Board, and the Woman's Missionary Union. They also enjoyed the support of Southern Baptist missionaries generally.
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Publication information: Article title: All According to God's Plan: Southern Baptist Missions and Race, 1945-1970. Contributors: Wills, David W. - Author. Magazine title: International Bulletin of Missionary Research. Volume: 29. Issue: 4 Publication date: October 2005. Page number: 214. © 1998 Overseas Ministries Study Center. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.