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The challenge of being Baptist : owning a scandalous past and an uncertain future

Author: Bill Leonard
Publisher: Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bill Leonard wades through the murky waters of the Baptist past and explores the historic commitments of this unique people -- all in an effort to shed light on its contemporary dilemmas and evaluate the prospects for a Baptist future. --from publisher description.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Leonard
ISBN: 9781602583061 1602583064 9781602582989 160258298X
OCLC Number: 522429324
Description: xii, 154 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface : what's in a name? --
Being Baptist : scandalous past, uncertain future --
Historical consciousness among Baptists : owning and disowning a tradition --
Baptist polity : a people's church --
Biblicist but not Bible? : revisiting Baptist hermeneutics --
Once saved, almost saved : revisiting Baptists and conversion --
A congregational sacramentalism : revisiting Baptist ecclesiology --
Toward a Baptist future : the challenge ahead.
Responsibility: Bill J. Leonard.

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