Academic journal article Baptist History and Heritage

Sharing Baptist History

Academic journal article Baptist History and Heritage

Sharing Baptist History

Article excerpt

Baptist History and Heritage annual meetings are times for fellowship with others dedicated to studying, learning, and sharing various aspects of Baptist history. It is a time to gather new knowledge. A highlight of the meetings for me is always the breakout sessions. In these sessions people from all walks of life share their research. The presenter may be a professor, a minister, an archivist, a missionary, or a student. The common thread is his or her desire to explore various themes in Baptist history.

In this issue you have the opportunity to read some of the papers presented at the 2011 annual meeting. These are organized around the theme of "Baptists and Education." Brad Creed discusses the work of Francis Wayland at Brown University. Jennifer Hawks turns our attention to the work of Waiter and Adelia Hillman for Mississippi College around the Civil War. Andrew Smith discusses the changes in theological education in schools such as Bessie Tift College and Carson-Newman College. Bringing our attention to a more modern issue, Doug Weaver questions how the previous Southern Baptist conflict affected academic freedom.

Baptists have been involved in educational efforts other than colleges, too. Arlin Migliazzo examines the life and work of Henrietta Mears, longtime Sunday school teacher and director of Christian education. Loretta Rivers reveals the work of Baptist centers, particularly those in New Orleans.

If you would like to present your research at a Baptist History and Heritage meeting, your next opportunity will be June, 2012, in Raleigh, North Carolina. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.