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THEO 7396 Baptist Identity - Baptist Studies Research Guide: SBC Controversy History
A guide to historical and theological resources for the study of Baptist thought and life.
Call Number: Moody General Collection BX6462.3 .J365 1999
Publication Date: 1999
A critical short history of the controversy from the perspective of self-defined "mainstream...Baptists" (cover). Comprehensive, abbreviated narrative with historical and theological analysis of issues from this viewpoint.
Note: The period from 1979 to 1994 marked a time of considerable upheaval and controversy within the Southern Baptist Convention.
The resources listed below represent a range of opinions on the significance of the events of those years.
Call Number: Moody General Collection BX6462.3 .S87 2000
Publication Date: 2000
Retrospective theological and historical analysis of the controversy from a sympathetic conservative perspective. Provides a detailed analysis of doctrinal implications of the transition as well as a theological critique of the pre-1979 status quo.
Call Number: Moody General Collection BX6462.7 .C35 2008
Publication Date: 2008
The rising influence of Calvinist theology among SBC leadership during and following the period of the controversy has been noted by both advocates and opponents alike. Chapters 3 and 4 of this work discuss the historical nature of the relationship between the SBC and Calvinist thought.