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A Brief History of Baptist Ministerial Education

by James M. Renihan, Ph.D.

In 1662, circumstances were bleak in the English churches. Charles II had been restored to his father’s throne two years before, and was enacting legislation intended to force men who could not submit to its conscience-breaking demands out of every possible position of influence. 87 more words


Stoned the Prophets

Jehoiada’s Reforms Reversed
17 But after Jehoiada’s death, the leaders of Judah came and bowed before King Joash and persuaded him to listen to their advice.  352 more words


Herschel Hobbs

Herschel Hobbs (1907-).

Herschel received his seminary training from Samford and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY, where he received his PH.D. He was named valedictorian of his Th.M. 613 more words


Studies in The Baptist Catechism: Section One – Authority, Revelation, and Scripture (Q.4)

William F. Leonhart III

Q.4: What is the Word of God?

A. The Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testament are the Word of God, and the only certain rule of faith and obedience.1… 102 more words


T. T. Shields 'Second Fiddle' to A. E. Greenlaw... Who?

This article appeared in the Vancouver Daily World on August 17, 1908. An intriguing aspect of the piece, to me, was that Shields, who was near the beginning of his career as an Ontario Baptist preacher of note (later, pastor at Jarvis Street Baptist in Toronto, and, ultimately, a leader of the Canadian Baptist fundamentalist movement who would contribute to the mid-1920s strife that would split the denomination), was given much less attention (in terms of column-inches) than the to-me-unknown singer, A. 268 more words


Balthasar Hubmaier

(1480-1528) South German Reformer and writer. Born in Friedberg near Augsburg, Hubmaier was sometimes known as Dr. Friedberger. He studied with the famous Johann Eck, Luther’s later opponent, at the University of Freiburg, and earned his B.A. 802 more words