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"Tell Them We Are Singing for Jesus": The Original Fisk Jubilee Singers and Christian Reconstruction, 1871-1878
By author: Toni P. Anderson
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H785
ISBN: 9780881461121
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: In stock
Price: $45.00
“Tell Them We Are Singing for Jesus” explores the Christian missionary ideals and convictions that spawned the Fisk Jubilee Singers during the 1870s and guided the ensemble throughout its impressive US and European travels. This historic choral ensemble was sponsored by the American Missionary Association (AMA), the parent organization of Fisk University.

Baptist Democracy, A: Separating God and Caesar in the Land of the Free
By author: Lee Canipe
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P427
ISBN: 9780881462395
Product Format: Paperback
Availability: In stock
Price: $27.00
In this book, Canipe traces the rise of Baptist democracy as reflected in the work of three prominent leaders who made significant contributions to Baptist life between 1900 and 1925. Celebrating the harmony between the principles of their church and the ideals of their state, these three Baptists eloquently articulated what, by the turn of the twentieth-century, had become an article of faith for many of their fellow Baptists: What American democracy is to worldly government, Baptist principles are to religion—God’s chosen way for humanity.

A Choosing People: The History of Seventh Day Baptists
By author: Don A. Sanford
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H846
ISBN: 9780881462845
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: In stock
Price: $35.00
The freedom and responsibility of choice is one of the basic tenets of Baptist beliefs. Seventh Day Baptists as a part of this Baptist heritage for over 350 years have upheld and practiced that right. The decision to follow the Bible instead of ecclesiastical authority and tradition led them to accept the seventh day of the week as the Sabbath which sets them apart from other Baptists. A Choosing People: The History of Seventh Day Baptists documents the history of this oldest Sabbathkeeping Christian denomination within the framework of both religious and secular history from the Reformation in Europe to modern times in America. Originally published in 1992, this book has been thoroughly updated to the present and brings greater accuracy and thoroughness to this engaging history of the choices, struggles, and beliefs of Seventh Day Baptists.

A Church for Rachel
By author: Charles E. Poole
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H860
ISBN: 9780881463996
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: In stock
Price: $19.00
A Church for Rachel is a collection of discourses written for, and among, those who mourn, grieve, struggle, and wonder. Sooner or later, almost everyone will weep Rachel’s tears, so, sooner or later, almost everyone will need a family of faith to help them go through what they could not go around, a church for Rachel.

A Cloud of Witnesses from the Heart of the City: First Presbyterian Church, Raleigh, 1816–2016
By author: W. Glenn Jonas Jr.
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H925
ISBN: 9780881465914
Availability: In stock
Price: $35.00
The First Presbyterian Church of Raleigh, North Carolina has an important presence as a leading community of faith in North Carolina’s capital city. This book examines the history of the church from its birth in 1816 to present. It is comprehensive and contextualized within the broader national, state, city, and denominational history over the last 200 years.

A history and critique of the origin of the Marcan hypothesis, 1835-1866: a contemporary report rediscovered
By author: Meijboom   Edited and translated by: John J Kiwiet
Product Code: H330
ISBN: 9780865544079
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: Not currently available. (Backorder policy)
Price: $35.00

A Journey of Faith and Community: The Story of the First Baptist Church of Augusta, Georgia
By author: Bruce T. Gourley
Publisher: with BH&H
Product Code: H937
ISBN: 9780881466133
Availability: In stock
Price: $35.00
Established amid adversity in 1817, the First Baptist Church of Augusta, Georgia, ranks among the most important congregations in Southern history for having birthed the Southern Baptist Convention in 1845. A JOURNEY OF FAITH AND COMMUNITY offers new insight into the surprising role First Baptist Church of Augusta played in the formation of the South’s now-largest denomination. Yet in a manner unusual for Baptist churches of the Deep South and in part reflective of the ethos of Augusta, the First Baptist congregation maintained significant relationships with Northern (American) Baptists into the twentieth century. Exemplifying the progressively conservative nature and rapid growth of early to mid-twentieth century urban Southern Baptist life, the church in the decades following dissented from a theologically-calcifying SBC by ordaining women to ministry, welcoming holistic ministry and missions, and transitioning into primarily a Cooperative Baptist Fellowship congregation.

A Joyful Passion for Teaching
By author: Al Stramiello   Edited by: Mary Willingham, Carl A. Martray
Product Code: P344
ISBN: 9780865549975
Product Format: Paperback
Availability: In stock
Price: $25.00
Dedication, compassion, and commitment are common threads that weave their way through the pages of A Joyful Passion for Teaching. This compelling series of essays represents a wide array of teaching experiences and backgrounds of teachers in the trenches. The question of "Why does one teach" is explored in a heartfelt and meaningful way by each of the authors.

A Looking-Glass For Ladies : American Protestant Women And The Orient In The Nineteenth Century
By author: Lisa Joy Pruitt
Product Code: P313
ISBN: 9780865548886
Product Format: Paperback
Availability: In stock
Price: $25.00
Lisa Joy Pruitt offers a new look at women's involvement in the mission movement, with a welcome focus on the often overlooked antebellum era. Pruitt suggests that the feminization of the later mission movement actually stemmed in large part from images of the "degraded Oriental woman" that popular evangelical literature had been circulating since the 1790s and that the increasing focus on and involvement of women was supported by male denominational leaders as an important strategy for reaching the world with the Christian gospel.

A Miracle of Grace: An Autobiograpgy
By author: E. Glenn Hinson
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H856
ISBN: 9780881463941
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: In stock
Price: $35.00
This is the story of Glenn Hinson’s life—A Miracle of Grace— “for I stand with mouth agape as I look back from where I am at age eighty toward where my story began.” With degrees from some of the world’s most noted schools (Washington University in St Louis, Southern Seminary, Oxford University), Hinson has taught in some of America’s most distinguished educational institutions (Southern Seminary, Wake Forest University, Catholic University of America, Notre Dame, Emory University), and has played a modest role in some of the most momentous ecumenical developments in Christian history since the Reformation of the sixteenth century. Who could have foreseen much less predicted any of those happenings from a glance at his early years growing up in dire poverty in the Missouri Ozarks during the Great Depression?

A Piety Above the Common Standard: Jesse Mercer and the Defense of Evangelistic Calvinism
By author: Anthony L. Chute
Product Code: P325
ISBN: 9780865549845
Product Format: Paperback
Availability: In stock
Price: $25.00
This book explores the role of Jesse Mercer (1769–1841) within the debates of his day as he promoted the first form of the Georgia Baptist Convention. His Calvinistic theology governed his actions and life. He emphasized missions, theological training for pastors, and cooperation between churches in fulfilling the Great Commission.

A Poetics of Jonah : Art in the Service of Ideology
Product Code: P175
ISBN: 9780865546141
Product Format: Paperback
Availability: Not currently available. (Backorder policy)
Price: $25.00

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