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  • Jonathan Edwards Center to open at Gateway in 2018

    by Kathie Chute, posted Wednesday, November 29, 2017 (one year ago)

    ONTARIO, Calif. (BP) – A Jonathan Edwards Center will be established at Gateway Seminary, Jeff Iorg, the Southern Baptist entity's president, has announced for the Los Angeles-area Ontario campus.

    The center, or JEC, will be affiliated with the Jonathan Edwards Center at Yale University in New Haven, Ct. An agreement between the two institutions was signed in October.

    "The JEC at Gateway Seminary will serve as a research, education and publications hub for the study of Edwards and his connection with Baptist history," Iorg said. "We expect to officially open the center in the Gateway Seminary library sometime in 2018." Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: The blind spots of slavery

    by Terry M. Turner, posted Tuesday, September 05, 2017 (one year ago)

    Terry Turner reflects on learning that two of his favorite preachers from church history, George Whitefield and Jonathan Edwards, were slaveholders. Read More

  • Famous marriages 'breathe life' for couples

    by David Roach, posted Monday, November 24, 2014 (4 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- In 1523, Martin Luther found himself the matchmaker for 12 nuns who had escaped in pickle barrels from a Roman Catholic nunnery near Wittenberg, Germany. He secured husbands for 11, but the 12th, Katharina von Bora, rebuffed two potential husbands. Read More