New PDF release: All According to God's Plan: Southern Baptist Missions and

By Alan Scot Willis

ISBN-10: 0813123410

ISBN-13: 9780813123417

Southern Baptists had lengthy thought of themselves a missionary humans, but if, after global conflict II, they launched into a dramatic enlargement of missionary efforts, they faced headlong the matter of racism. Believing that racism hindered their evangelical efforts, the Convention's full-time missionaries and venture board leaders attacked racism as unchristian, hence discovering themselves at odds with the pervasive racist and segregationist ideologies that ruled the South. This revolutionary view of race under pressure the biblical harmony of humanity, encompassing all races and transcending particular ethnic divisions. In All based on God's Plan, Alan Scot Willis explores those ideals and the chasm they created in the conference. He exhibits how, within the post-World warfare II period, the main revered contributors of the Southern Baptists conference publicly challenged the main dearly held ideologies of the white South.

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