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  • Baptist view of theology to mark new B&H series

    by Aaron Wilson, posted Thursday, November 30, 2017 (one month ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- A new series of theology resources conveying a distinctly Baptist perspective has been launched by B&H Academic.

    The new series, "A Treasury of Baptist Theology," is edited by Paige Patterson, president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Jason G. Duesing, provost and associate professor of historical theology at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

    "With plans for over two dozen volumes, this series will feature the work of Baptist theologians and church leaders on a wide range of topics written from a Baptist perspective," Duesing said. "The vision for the series comes from Paige Patterson, and I count it an honor to join him as the 'Treasury of Baptist Theology' series editors." Read More

  • Patterson-Humphreys atonement debate remembered

    by David Roach, posted Friday, October 20, 2017 (2 months ago)

    Photo courtesy of the Baptist Message
    NASHVILLE (BP) -- A 1987 debate on Christ's atonement between Paige Patterson and then-New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary theology professor Fisher Humphreys may have had "greater significance" in the Southern Baptist Convention's Conservative Resurgence than some have thought.

    That's the conclusion of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary provost Jason Duesing, who has published an essay to commemorate the debate's 30th anniversary in the Midwestern Journal of Theology. Read More

  • 'Remarkable' number of women reported at SBC seminaries

    by David Roach, posted Friday, September 22, 2017 (3 months ago)

    File photo by Adam Covington/SWBTS
    NASHVILLE (BP) -- "A remarkable number of young women" are enrolling at Southern Baptist Convention seminaries, according to a report delivered this week to the SBC Executive Committee.

    Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary President Paige Patterson, in reporting to the EC Sept. 18, said female SBC seminary graduates are helping to fulfill a need in churches for "strong female Bible teachers." He attributed the increased number of female students in part to the publication of high-quality theological resources for women by LifeWay Christian Resources. Read More

  • SWBTS apologizes for Twitter photo

    by David Roach, posted Wednesday, April 26, 2017 (8 months ago)

    Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has "deeply" apologized for a photograph posted by faculty members on social media featuring some of the seminary's preaching professors dressed as hip hop artists. Read More

  • SWBTS profs address World Congress of Families

    by Alex Sibley & Art Toalston, posted Thursday, June 09, 2016 (one year ago)

    “[T]itanic global contest over the nature of society and the fate of children … has now come to a head.”-World Congress of Family’s “Tbilisi Declaration”
    FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- Evan Lenow and Candi Finch from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary’s faculty were among 50-plus speakers at the 10th World Congress of Families in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia.

    In a “Tbilisi Declaration,” the congress warned that “a titanic contest over the nature of society and the fate of children … has now come to a head.”

    “On the one side are gathered the forces combining revolution with retrogression, novelty with depravity, and cries of liberation with a new slavery,” the declaration pointed out. “This movement elevates sexual desire and atomistic individualism to the highest of human values. It denies any natural order to human life. And it degrades children into nuisances or tools to serve adult ends. Read More

  • Online: Patterson & Conservative Resurgence archive

    by Katie Coleman & Alex Sibley, posted Wednesday, June 08, 2016 (one year ago)

    FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- A new digital archive, “The Paige Patterson SBC Conservative Resurgence Collection,” provides insight into the role of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary’s president in Southern Baptists’ return to their biblical heritage.

    Materials in the archive at the seminary’s library include letters, pamphlets and audio recordings of conference presentations and debates significant to this period of Southern Baptist history.

    Patterson, Southwestern’s president since 2003, is one of the individuals most closely identified with the Conservative Resurgence. Read More

  • 'Men's Game Banquet': Seminary aims for souls

    by Alex Sibley, posted Monday, February 01, 2016 (one year ago)

    Photo by Matt Miller
    FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- A Paige Patterson-penned Gospel tract gives evidence to his credentials as an expert hunter.

    In "Hunting the Most Dangerous Game," one portion of the tract by Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary's president reads:

    "My 500 Nitro Express double rifle was already on my shoulder, safety off, ready for instant response. When the charge came, time stood still. A flurry of action and this magnificent ... Read More

  • 'Impossible situations' await grads, Patterson says

    by Alex Sibley, posted Tuesday, December 22, 2015 (2 years ago)

    FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- "Welcome to the world of impossible situations," Paige Patterson said in congratulating 181 graduates during fall commencement Dec. 18 at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.

    Impossible situations stem from following "the bidding of God to give your life to ministry," the seminary president told bachelor's, master's and doctoral graduates in preaching from Luke 1, wherein Zechariah is told that his wife Elizabeth will bear a child in their old age. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Chutzpah and the Supreme Court

    by Paige Patterson, posted Monday, June 29, 2015 (2 years ago)

    FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- "He who sits in the heavens shall laugh; The Lord shall have them in derision. Then He will speak to them in His wrath and distress them in His deep displeasure" (Psalm 2:4-5).

    A 5-4 decision of the nation's highest court to redefine the nature of marriage plays with far more than a definition of terms. Homosexual sin, like my sin and your sin, has a long history. Read More