Academic journal article Baptist History and Heritage

Editor's Note

Academic journal article Baptist History and Heritage

Editor's Note

Article excerpt

Glenn Hinson is a prolific Baptist historian who has inspired many students through his teaching and publications. He has also mentored a generation of Ph.D. students in church history who have, in turn, made their contributions to many others in the academy and the church.

We are delighted to have Dr. Loyd Allen, a former student of Dr. Hinson, to edit this volume of articles. The articles focus on a variety of topics in the history of Christianity: Patristics, Baptist history, and Christian spirituality. These essays are written by scholars who have been colleagues or students of Dr. Hinson. We are indebted to Dr. Allen for his editorial work in producing this Festschrift.

Festschrifts often include a biographical sketch of the honoree's life. However, Dr. Hinson himself has written a full-length autobiography, A Miracle of Grace (2012). I highly recommend this collection of reflections on his life, the challenges he faced, and his responses to them.

Festschrifts also usually include a bibliography of the honoree. We are happy to have the opportunity of publishing Dr. Hinson's bibliography in this volume. The bibliography demonstrates that Dr. Hinson has contributed significantly to the writing of many aspects of the history of Christianity.

Hinson has published some twenty-seven books chiefly in the period 1967-2000. His early works focused on the New Testament, Baptist history and identity, the nature of the church, and the legacy of Christian spirituality. …

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