Wednesday, 24 April 2013 13:42

Baptists, Muslims meet for dialogue

Central Baptist Theological Seminary co-sponsored the last of three Baptist-Muslim dialogue events held by schools with ties to American Baptist Churches USA. The goal of the meetings was to create an atmosphere where the two faith communities can live in peace and promote common good in American society and the broader world.

Published in Theology
Wednesday, 03 April 2013 14:34

Book series result of interfaith friendship

"A Baptist pastor and a rabbi walk into a Mexican restaurant" sounds like a set-up for a joke, but it's actually the story behind a series of books about the Bible written from both a Jewish and Christian perspective.

Published in People
Wednesday, 20 March 2013 19:30

Communicating Christ in Burma

Baptists in Myanmar share insights about being a faithful Christian witness in a religiously pluralistic world.

Published in Thinking Theologically
Wednesday, 20 March 2013 15:43

Baptists hopeful about new pope

Baptist theologians see in Pope Francis an ally for promoting dialogue and inspiring Protestants. 

Published in People
Thursday, 14 March 2013 00:00

Small church embraces diversity

First Baptist Church in Allendale, S.C. fosters ethnic and cultural diversity through variety of ministries and gospel mindset.

Published in Congregations
Wednesday, 23 January 2013 18:38

So help me God?

Ceremonial words added at the end of the presidential oath of office, and not required by the Constitution, raise interesting questions about the role of faith in public life in a religiously pluralistic society.

Published in Thinking Theologically
Friday, 21 December 2012 18:49

Faith leaders call for gun reform

Faith groups plan a Feb. 5 national call-in day to Congress to push for common-sense gun control measures.

Published in Social Issues
Wednesday, 12 December 2012 19:00

Military college planned for holy mount

International faith groups are petitioning Israel to drop plans for a military facility on a site in Jerusalem considered holy to three religions.

Published in Politics
Wednesday, 03 October 2012 18:25

Baptist present at Catholic synod

Timothy George, dean of Beeson Divinity School, will represent the Baptist World Alliance at an upcoming gathering of Catholic bishops to discuss evangelization in post-Christian countries.

Published in People
Thursday, 13 September 2012 16:21

Rise up against Christian extremists

Thoughtful Christians can’t win the argument with hate-mongers simply by shouting them down. They must respond with loving actions that say clearly to Muslims that the extremists don’t speak for us.

Published in Commentaries
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