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Billy Sunday And The Redemption Of Urban America
By author: Lyle W. Dorsett
Product Code: P272
ISBN: 9780865548985
Product Format: Paperback
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Price: $35.00
The most colorful of the tent and tabernacle revivalists, preaching to over 100 million people from 1908 to 1920, Billy Sunday stands as one of the most significant mass evangelists of the 20th century. Lyle Dorsett makes a fresh and original contribution to our understanding of this pugnacious baseball player-turned-preacher with his use of the Sunday family papers. In this new paperback edition Dorsett provides a new foreword to his classic work on the famed evangelist.

Broken Churches, Broken Nation: Denominational Schisms and the Coming of the Civil War
By author: Betty Ruth Goen
Product Code: P017
ISBN: 9780865541870
Product Format: Paperback
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Price: $20.00
In this first comprehensive treatment of the role of American churches in the processes that led to the Civil War, Goen suggests that the division of Presbyterian, Methodist, and Baptist churches along the lines of slavery foreshadowed and was a major cause of the imminent dissolution of the Union.

Christianity: A Biblical, Historical, and Theological Guide for Students
Product Code: P412
ISBN: 9780881462043
Product Format: Paperback
Availability: In stock
Price: $35.00
Christianity: A Biblical, Historical, and Theological Guide for Students is specifically designed to be used as a textbook for a course called “Introduction to Christianity.” The text is the product of more than a decade of classroom work and will provide students with a general introduction to the Christian religion, giving particular emphasis to the biblical, historical, and theological traditions within Christianity. In addition to its primary purpose as a textbook, this book will prove useful to anyone who may be interested in Christianity, from non-Christian inquirers to lay persons in weekly Sunday-school classes.

Church Music in America, 1620-2000
By author: John Ogasapian
Product Code: H720
ISBN: 9780881460261
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: In stock
Price: $49.95
This overview traces the musical practices of several American Christian groups from their arrival in America to the present, and the way in which those practices and traditions influenced each other, leading to the diverse and multi-hued pattern that is American church music at the beginning of the twenty-first century.

Crawford Howell Toy: The Man, the Scholar, the Teacher
By author: Mikeal C. Parsons
Product Code: P593
ISBN: 9780881467253
Availability: In stock
Price: $35.00
Crawford Howell Toy (1836-1919) was professor of Old Testament at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary from 1869-1879. In 1879, Toy was forced to resign from the Seminary over his views of evolution and biblical higher criticism. In 1880, he was hired by Harvard University as the Hancock Professor of Hebrew and Other Oriental Languages; Toy remained in Cambridge for the rest of his life (1880-1919).

Crossing Baptist Boundaries: A Festschrift in Honor of William Henry Brackney
Edited by: Erich Geldbach
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H970
ISBN: 9780881466942
Availability: In stock
Price: $45.00
This collection of essays is dedicated to William Henry Brackney, one of the leading Baptist historians in North America for the past four decades. Few, if any, Baptist historians of any era have written more extensively, more broadly, or more insightfully on the Baptist people in North America than Brackney. Contributors include: Clinton Bennett, Chris Chun, Keith Clements, Charles W. Deweese, Paul Fiddes, Stanley K. Fowler, Erich Geldbach, Larry Kreitzer, James Stanley Lemons, Thorwald Lorenzen, Roger H. Prentice, John D. Roth, Horace O. Russell, John Shouse, Walter B. Shurden, and Andrea Strübind.

Different and Distinctive, but Nevertheless Baptist: A History of Northminster Baptist Church, 1967-2017
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H957
ISBN: 9780881466805
Availability: In stock
Price: $35.00
Local church history is important. What great thinkers have written and what denominational bodies have declared in resolutions and organizational ministries are important, but "lived religion" at the ground level provides a fuller picture of the story of the Christian faith. The fifty-year (1967-2017) story of Northminster Baptist Church in Jackson, Mississippi, is one of those narratives that richly adds to our understanding of how faith has been lived in a particular setting.

Diverging Loyalties: Baptists in Middle Georgia during the Civil War
By author: Bruce T. Gourley
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H833
ISBN: 9780881462586
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: In stock
Price: $35.00
Baptists in the South, rapidly rising to challenge Methodists numerically helped align Southern religion with the South's black slave culture. The birth of the Southern Baptist Convention in 1945, formed in order to preserve God's will for the African race, signaled the inevitability of war. This book explores the myriad of ways in which Baptists in Middle Georgia helped shape history before, during, and after the Civil War.

Encyclopedia Of Religion In The South
Edited by: Samuel S. Hill
Product Code: H570
ISBN: 9780865547582
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: In stock
Price: $60.00
The indispensable resource for anyone interested in the South, religion, or cultural history. Originally published in 1984, this volume is greatly expanded, updated, and rewritten.

Esteemed Reproach : The Lives of Rev. James Ireland and Rev. Joseph Craig
Edited by: Keith Harper   By author: Marty Jacumin
Product Code: P270
ISBN: 9780865549142
Product Format: Paperback
Availability: In stock
Price: $25.00
Many Baptists were persecuted for their faith in late-eighteenth-century Virginia but only two, James Ireland and Joseph Craig, left first-hand accounts of their struggles. Esteemed Reproach: The Lives of Reverend James Ireland and Reverend Joseph Craig brings these two works together for the first time and offers readers a vivid account of religious persecution in colonial Virginia and the price some were willing to pay for their freedom.

Eternity as a Sunrise: The Life of Hugo H. Culpepper
By author: R. Alan Culpepper
Product Code: H621
ISBN: 9780865548190
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: Not currently available. (Backorder policy)
Price: $35.00
The life of Hugo H. Culpepper—Southern Baptist Missionary, prisoner in a Japanese concentration camp during World War II, director of missions at the Baptist Home Mission Board, and professor of missions—this biography also chronicles the development of his thought and his understanding of Christian missions.

Father Mercer: The Story of a Baptist Statesman
By author: Anthony L. Chute
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P436
ISBN: 9780881462623
Product Format: Paperback
Availability: In stock
Price: $20.00
Father Mercer tells the story of the life and labors of Jesse Mercer, a leader in Georgia Baptist life during the first half of the nineteenth century. Yet, rather than telling the story of a larger-than-life pastor with whom few “ordinary” pastors can identify, the books reveals how one who is faithful in small things can, over time, bear much fruit for the Lord.

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