Academic journal article Baptist History and Heritage

The American Civil War @150

Academic journal article Baptist History and Heritage

The American Civil War @150

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OCTOBER 22-23

Chattanooga, Tenn.

Leaders: Bruce Gourley, Bobby Lovett, John Pierce

Sponsored by Baptists Today, Baptist History & Heritage Society, First Baptist Church of Chattanooga, and Tennessee Cooperative Baptist Fellowship

This two-day experience offers a closer look at Baptist involvement in and reaction to the Civil War--as well as how the wars legacy continues to impact American society a century and a half later.

The setting, rich in Civil War history, will enhance the learning experience.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22

First Baptist Church

401 Gateway Ave.

Chattanooga, Tenn.

5:30 p.m.--Registration and Reception

6:00 p.m.--Dinner / Presentations Panel Discussions

"Who is on the Lord's side? How Baptists North and South, White and Black, Claimed Divine Favor"

--Bruce T. Gourley, Ph.D., Executive Director, Baptist History and Heritage Society

"Legacy and Loss: How the Civil War Still Impacts American Society"

--Bobby Lovett, Ph.D., Retired Senior Professor, Tennessee State University

Dialogue--Facilitated by John D. …

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