A New Look at an Old Word

A New Look at an Old Word

Those of us who participated in or at least lived through the hot debates on “inerrancy” that divided the Southern Baptist Convention will recall that a favorite term of its adherents was (and is) theopneustos, a rare word that appears only once in the Bible, in 2...
SBC Seminary Heads Widen Gap with People of Color

SBC Seminary Heads Widen Gap with People of Color

The presidents of the six Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) seminaries released a joint statement in late November dismissing critical race theory (CRT) as incompatible with their understanding of the gospel and the 2000 Southern Baptist Convention Faith and Message....
University Salvages Buried Archaeology Program

University Salvages Buried Archaeology Program

Paige Patterson’s ill-fated tenure as president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Texas had one good feature for archaeology nerds like me. He strongly supported the school’s archaeology program, known as the Tandy Institute. Not so the new president,...