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Rescue the Perishing: Selected Correspondence of Annie Armstrong
Edited by: Keith Harper
Product Code: P279
ISBN: 9780865548701
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Annie W. Armstrong, more familiarly known as "Miss Annie," served as the first corresponding secretary of the Women’s Missionary Union, Auxiliary to the Southern Baptist Convention. Between 1888 and 1906 she wrote hundreds of letters on behalf of Southern Baptist missionary enterprises. Almost all of her letters inimitably expressed her opinion of "how things ought to be." Rescue the Perishing offers for the first time a selection of letters from this remarkable woman’s life. As a group, these letters indicate that Armstrong was both an innovator and tireless promoter of numerous missionary projects at home and abroad. Stubborn and forthright, some might even say abrasive, Miss Annie’s correspondence demonstrates that she was a gifted administrator with unparalleled organizational skills. Her guiding hand shaped the WMU’s role in Southern Baptist life. Moreover, her ability to work with a variety of denomination leaders in different contexts influenced Baptist polity and helped forge Southern Baptist denominational identity. These letters have never been available to the general public, and they offer great insight into the life and development of the Southern Baptist Convention. In 1934 the WMU recognized Annie W. Armstrong’s legacy by naming their Easter offering for Home Missions in her honor. As these letters show, the recognition was well deserved.

Peter’s Last Sermon: Identity and Discipleship in the Gospel of Mark
By author: James M. Dawsey
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P417
ISBN: 9780881462241
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What Christian would not want to hear Mark’s gospel as the first believers heard it? Using the tools of modern scholarship, Peter’s Last Sermon takes seriously Mark’s audience. The community would have heard rather than read the gospel. It would have encountered the story as a whole instead of piecemeal in short texts for sermons. Missing would have been the static of Matthew, Luke, and John.

Varieties of Southern Evangelical
Product Code: H018
ISBN: 9780865540156
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In the national resurgence of Evangelicalism, there is a noticeable distinction between “Southern” Evangelicalism and all other varieties. In this collection of essays, various authors observe and discuss the variety, uniqueness, and importance of Southern Evangelicalism.

Nation with the Soul of a Church, The
By author: Sidney E. Mead
Product Code: H175
ISBN: 9780865541887
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Jews of the South : selected essays from the Southern Jewish Historical Society
Edited by: Proctor   With: Malcom Stern
Product Code: H094
ISBN: 9780865541023
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This collection of essays from the annual conferences of the Southern Jewish Historical Society discuss the importance of the Jewish experience in the South and examine how Jews have become an irremovable part of Southern society.

An Exegetical Bibliography of the New Testament: Luke and Acts
Edited by: Gunter Wagner
Product Code: H131
ISBN: 9780865541405
Product Format: Hardback
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This bibliography spanning five volumes contains valuable information about the treatments of each chapter and verse in the New Testament, including periodicals, journals, listings, and essays written by various theologians with diverse backgrounds.

Separation of Church and State: Founding Principle of Religious Liberty
By author: Frank Lambert
Product Code: H884
ISBN: 9780881464771
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Frank Lambert tackles the central claims of the Religious Right "historians" who insist that America was conceived as a "Christian State," that modern-day "liberals" and "secularists" have distorted and/or ignored the place of religion in American history, and that the phrase "the separation of church and state" does not appear in any of the founding documents and is, therefore, a myth created by the Left. He discusses what separates "bad" history from "good" history, and concludes that the self-styled "historians" of the Religious Right create a "useful past" that enlists the nation's founders on behalf of present-day conservative religious and political causes. The result exposes the Religious Right "history" as fabrications and half-truths. In fact, one of the foundational principles of the Constitution is that of separation as the key to safeguarding freedom: separation of powers, separation of federal and state governments, and separation of church and state.

Selected Spiritual Writings of Anne Dutton: Eighteenth-Century, British-Baptist, Woman Theologian: Volume 1: Letters
By author: JoAnn Ford Watson
Product Code: H601
ISBN: 9780865547940
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Questioning Psychological Health and Well-Being: Historical and Contemporary Dialogues
By author: Britt-Mari Sykes
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P399
ISBN: 9780881461718
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In this illuminating study Sykes explores the meaning of psychological health and well-being. She examines three historical illustrations of interdisciplinary dialogue between theologians and psychologists that took place in the United States from 1940 to 1960 and two contemporary theoretical voices—critical psychology and existential analysis—within the discipline of psychology.

Myth And Meaning, Myth And Order
By author: Stephen C. Ausband
Product Code: P265
ISBN: 9780865548992
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The way to know a man—as well as a society—is to understand his beliefs, values, and heroes. Professor Ausband explores the realm of American myth and so studies how Americans view themselves and the world around them.

Mercer Commentary on the Bible, Vol. 3: ( Wisdom ) Writings
Edited by: Watson Mills
Product Code: P135
ISBN: 9780865545083
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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
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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.

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