Health officials in Tennessee have linked a small coronavirus cluster to a meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention last month. It was Nashville’s first large-scale conference after lifting restrictions on gatherings.
A small but worrisome coronavirus cluster has been linked to the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting in Nashville, the first large-scale conference held in the city after it lifted restrictions on gatherings, according to the Metro Public Health Department.
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The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) fits the populist frame suggested by Michael J. Lee. The populist narrative highlights the eternal virtue of the Founders’ vision yet distrusts its current form. The populist vision, or its “restorationism” in Richard Hofstadter’s view, locates political victory in the
Jason Koon writes that the new resolution on racism passed last week at the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting far short of what is needed to begin the SBC’s work of digging out from its racialized past and seeking racial reconciliation.
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