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And Your Daughters Shall Prophesy: Sermons by Women in Baptist Life
Edited by: Karen Massey
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P447
ISBN: 9780881462852
Product Format: Paperback
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Price: $25.00
As long as there have been Baptists in America, there have been female Baptist ministers and preachers. Unfortunately, some Baptist denominations have not always been kind to them. Due to theological debate, often the existence of these female ministers has been ignored, and their words have not been recorded. This book of sermons seeks to record the words, insights, and experiences of several women ministers and preachers so as not to become part of the lost generations of women who have gone before them. This book is practical in its arrangement for classroom use or group readings.

George Liele's Life and Legacy: An Unsung Hero
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H853
ISBN: 9780881463897
Product Format: Hardback
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Writers of church and mission history have devoted very few pages to George Liele’s ministry and most mentions ignore the global nature of his pioneer work, international influence, intelligence, and legacy. He launched a mission movement that reached from Georgia to Jamaica and from Jamaica to Sierra Leone and Nova Scotia—all before the pioneer work of William Carey, Adoniram Judson, Richard Allen, and Lott Cary. Beginning as a slave preacher, Liele learned the Baptist story and theology—a message he preached in South Carolina, Georgia, and Jamaica. In providing a comprehensive introduction to Liele’s life and work, this book draws readers into identifying with Liele and those who lived through a difficult historic period and who in the process developed a theology that guided them through the challenges of being a Christian leader in a slave society.

A Miracle of Grace: An Autobiograpgy
By author: E. Glenn Hinson
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H856
ISBN: 9780881463941
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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?

The Life and Letters of Emily Chubbuck Judson: Volume 6, October 1, 1852 – June 2,1854 Letters postdating Emily’s death on June 1, 1854
Edited by: George H. Tooze
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H862
ISBN: 9780881464160
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Volume 6 covers the last twenty months of Emily Chubbuck Judson’s life. She is increasingly impaired by the illness that was to claim her life on June 2, 1854. Most of the letters in this volume are from the Judson children—Abby Ann, Adoniram “Addy,” Elnathan “Elly,” Henry, and Edward, as well as George Dana Boardman, the son of George and Sarah Boardman (who became the second “Mrs. Judson”). They all addressed Emily as “Mamma.” An appendix on the Judson children encompasses the time after Emily’s death through 1914.

Baptist Principles: With Practical Applications and Questions for Discussion
Edited by: George H. Tooze
Product Code: P464
ISBN: 9780881464382
Product Format: Paperback
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Price: $19.00
Baptist Principles is intended to serve three segments of our Baptist life. It is first of all for individuals, pastors, and laity who want to do serious thinking about Baptist principles, work through the tensions, and apply his or her evolving conclusions to his or her own personal life and ministry. In this remarkably written book, George Tooze declares and defines the tensions that are inherent in any Baptist congregation because the potential for differences of faith and interpretation are enormous. Each of the book’s chapters concludes with a series of provocative questions that challenge and define Baptist principles and living a Baptist life.

The Life and Letters of Emily Chubbuck Judson: Volume 7, 1826–1854 The Collected Poetry and Fiction
Edited by: George H. Tooze
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H872
ISBN: 9780881464412
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Volume 7 begins with a poem written when Emily was nine years old (1826) and ends with “My Angel Guide,” written in 1853 prior to her death in June 1854. Between are several hundred of her poems, many of them newly discovered in the papers of her great-grandson, Dr. Stanley Hanna. This is all of her poetry published and unpublished as we know it. Also included are twenty fictional pieces from the magazines that are not included in her several published anthologies. The seven-volume series of The Life and Letters of Emily Chubbuck Judson (Fanny Forester) is published in cooperation with the American Baptist Historical Society.

Our Sufficiency Is of God: Essays on Preaching in Honor of Gardner C. Taylor
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P465
ISBN: 9780881464450
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Resources for preachers steadily appear, called forth by the perennial need on the part of working pastors for helpful and inspirational materials backed by tested experience, reverent scholarship, and creative insights. The essays in this book are of that cast, and each essay is the work of an experienced practitioner-scholar in the field of preaching. The chapters focus on the preaching ministry of Gardner Calvin Taylor, in whose honor the volume was prepared. They are offered, with affection and esteem, by colleagues, students, and friends, fellow preachers all, whose own attempts to speak the unsearchable riches of Christ owe much to the life and labors of Gardner C. Taylor.

Thomas Grantham: God’s Messenger from Lincolnshire
By author: John Inscore Essick
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H876
ISBN: 9780881464610
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Thomas Grantham (1633/34–1692) provided important leadership as an English nonconformist and General Baptist polemicist and messenger in the second half of the seventeenth century. Grantham was baptized around 1652 in the Baptist church at Boston, Lincolnshire, and became one of the most significant Baptist figures of the period, yet no major historical study of Grantham has appeared until now.

Can I Get a Witness?: Essays, Sermons, and Reflections
By author: Bill J. Leonard
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P479
ISBN: 9780881464689
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As the Twenty-First century muddles along, perhaps the phrase “Can I get a witness?” will sharpen our thinking about the current state of religion in American culture, particularly for Protestants. Indeed, the permanent transition that characterizes American religious life offers an opportunity to revisit the word “witness” and its meaning for the future. The materials in this volume survey issues in American religious communities developed through academic research, classroom teaching, sermons, and years of working with ministerial students. A final section is a collection of representative columns written for Associated Baptist Press, addressing questions in American religio-cultural life, past, and present.

William Dean and the First Chinese Study Bible
Product Code: P488
ISBN: 9780881464863
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Scholarship in the area of Chinese Bible translation history has been devoted primarily to the production of the UNION VERSION. This book will examine a significant, yet much overlooked Chinese Bible translation project produced by William Dean (1807–1895), an American Baptist missionary to the Chinese people in Siam and China. This study utilizes extensive primary sources in both the English and Chinese language from the American Baptist Historical Society Archives and the Bible Society Library at the Cambridge University Library. Published jointly with the Acadia Centre for Baptist and Anabaptist Studies.

Volume 7: Words of Grace is the last volume of letters rounding out Anne Dutton's correspondence as a significant spiritual writer and encourager of revival and growth in holiness. Particularly important is the precious treasure of her seventeen letters sent to the Rev. George Whitefield and his friends and acquaintances in 1745 to encourage his work and ministry in England and in the colonies, as well as his orphanage in Bethesda. Also included are two additional 1745 letters—one on the being and working of sin and the other on the duty and privilege of a believer—sent to Whitefield's Society at the Tabernacle in London. Three collections of Dutton's letters—Volumes I (1740), IV (1746), and VIII (1750)—on spiritual subjects addressed to relations and friends also appear in this volume. These letters show her to be a spiritual director, guide, and voice of holiness in evangelical revival in England in the eighteenth century.

Between Fetters and Freedom: African American Baptists since Emancipation
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H906
ISBN: 9780881465402
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Price: $35.00
The essays in BETWEEN FETTERS AND FREEDOM explore a number of issues bearing on post-Civil War African American Baptists. With limited resources at their disposal, precisely what did freedom mean? Would African American Baptist organizations be recognized as legitimate by white peer organizations? What sort of internal stress would African American organizations face as they gained traction in the black community, and what sort of stress would a rapidly changing culture place on those organizations and the people who made them what they were? Through it all, preachers and lay people alike wondered how their voices would be heard above the din.

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