In episode 29 of Dangerous Dogma, Kevin Cosby, president of Simmons College of Kentucky and senior pastor of St. Stephen Baptist Church in Louisville, talks about his new book Getting to the Promised Land: Black America and the Unfinished Work of the Civil Rights Movement.
Two Kentucky seminaries filed a legal petition Friday (Nov. 5) to challenge the Biden administration’s private employer vaccination mandate. The Alliance Defending Freedom filed the suit on behalf of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and Asbury Theological Seminary.
Panelists at a Dec. 2 virtual forum on “Race and the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary” agreed the Louisville, Ky., school’s entanglements with slavery and racism demand a stronger response than the school has put forward.
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Author Robert P. Jones calls it "The White Christian Shuffle." The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary did it Monday when its board of trustees took a small step toward reconciliation by voting to set up a $5 million scholarship endowment for Black students. But it may have taken a step or two backward
Trustees for Southern Baptist Theological Seminary followed the request of SBTS President Al Mohler and voted against renaming buildings that honor the school’s enslaver founders. But while Mohler and SBTS insist names are important, they keep ignoring some names: those enslaved by the founders.
After months of some Black Southern Baptist leaders urging Southern Baptist Theological Seminary to remove names of enslavers from campus buildings and programs, trustees at the school in Louisville, Kentucky, unanimously voted Monday (Oct. 12) not to change the names.
The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, more than two years after it acknowledged its complicity in slavery, still has the names of Confederates James Boyce, John Broadus, William Williams and Basil Manly Jr. on buildings and programs at its Lexington Road campus.
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