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Baptists' Timothy George and David S. Dockery update and substantially reshape their classic book in an effort to preserve and discover the Baptists' “underappreciated contribution to Christianity's theological heritage.” George and Dockery have re-arranged this volume—considerably abbreviated from the seven-hundred page first edition—in light of the Southern Baptist ident ...more
Paperback, 432 pages
Published May 15th 2001 by B Academic
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Jacob Aitken
Most of the books I read are a chore or mandatory, especially dealing with theology and Church History. However, this one was sheer delight. There have long been jokes about the ignorace of Baptists, for instance, "Whatis the difference between a Presbyterian and a Baptist? A Presbyterian is a Baptist that can read?" We Baptists may be known for our evangelistic fervor, but not for our Theological heritage. This book introduces the reader to minds that have been rivaled only by Calvin, Luther an ...more
Rick Shrader
This is a revised edition from the 1990 edition titled Baptist Theologians by the same editors. I enjoy books like this that give us a short biography of well-known men in history plus some important facts about their theology. Familiar names appear such as John Gill, Andrew Fuller, Charles Spurgeon, A.H. Strong, and even B.H. Carroll, and then some not-so-familiar names such as John Dagg, Walter Conner, and Frank Stagg. I have not yet had time to read the original edition which contains many mo ...more
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Timothy George is Dean at Beeson Divinity School, Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. He is also editor, together with his wife Denise, of the Library of Baptist Classics series. He previously was an associate professor of church history and historical theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
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