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Not a Silent People
Shurden presents a heritage of denominational controversy and shows how this history continues to shape and affect Baptists today, in this second edition.
Paperback, 132 pages
Published February 15th 2000 by Smyth & Helwys Publishing
(first published 1972)
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This is actually a pretty helpful book in understanding several different American Baptist controversies from the early 1800's to now and how they still affect the denomination today. The book was written in 1972, so it's a bit dated but still very informative. An updated edition would display the Calvinism-Arminianism debate which reared it's ugly head as recently as 2012. Written from a moderate-liberal stand point. [There was an updated version of this book published in 1995 which does ...more