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  • Phyllis Schlafly, defender of family & unborn, dies

    by David Roach, posted Tuesday, September 06, 2016 (one year ago)

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    ST. LOUIS (BP) -- Phyllis Schlafly, founder of the conservative group Eagle Forum who was known for her decades-long advocacy on behalf of the traditional family, died Sept. 5. She was 92.

    Called a friend and "profound influence" by leading Southern Baptist women, Schlafly opposed the feminist movement for more than 40 years. An attorney, speaker and mother of six, she also publically opposed abortion, same-sex marriage and communism. Read More

  • Men's & women's roles is biblical 'battle'

    by Sharayah Colter & Tammi Ledbetter/Southern Baptist TEXAN, posted Wednesday, July 13, 2016 (one year ago)

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    GRAPEVINE, Texas (BP) -- While previous generations battled over the inerrancy of God's Word, a current debate among Southern Baptists deals with the sufficiency of Scripture to define the distinct roles of women and men.

    "The big battleground today is not that the Scripture is inerrant and absolutely true -- though that's still a battle ongoing -- but among evangelicals and among Baptists the real battle today is whether Scripture is sufficient," Dorothy Patterson, a theology professor in women's studies at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and a founding member of the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, noted to the Southern Baptist TEXAN, newsjournal of the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention. Read More