New book from the Centre of Baptist History and Heritage

Jonathan Arnold’s study of Benjamin Keach is now available from the Centre of Baptist History and Heritage. Follow the links via the Regent’s Park College website.

This is a welcome addition and provides a second study of 17th Baptist theological thought, after Clint Bass’ study of Thomas Grantham.

Baptistic Theologies (Vol 5, 2013) festschrift for Keith Jones

‘Editorial’ – Parush Parushev, Lina Andronoviene, Tim Noble,

‘Life in Christian Service’ – Ernie Whalley

‘A Believing Church: Baptist Perspectives on Anabaptism’ – Ian Randall

‘Gathered, Gathering, Porous: Reflections on the Nature of Baptistic Community’ – Parush Parushev

‘Not Just a Disembodied Voice: Towards an Understanding of Preaching as an Embodied Practice’ – Ruth Gouldbourne

‘Various Christian Traditions in One Ecclesial Body’ – Ivana Noble

‘Baptists and Ecumenical Engagement’ – John Briggs

‘Teaching Penguins to Fly: Baptistic Leadership into the Future’ – Anne Wilkinson-Hayes

‘Leadership as a Virtuous Practice: Reflections on Women and Stained-Glass Ceilings’ – Lina Andronoviene

‘Adult Christian Education: The Challenge to Do Things Differently’ – David Goodbourn

‘Between the Swiss Train and the Eschaton: Mission in a Time of Waiting’ – Tim Noble

‘Keith Jones – European Baptist: An Appreciation’ – Anthony Peck

Contact IBTS for a copy.

Grounded in Grace: Essays in Honour of Ian M. Randall edited by Pieter J. Lalleman, Peter J. Morden and Anthony R. Cross (Spurgeon’s College/BHS, 2013)

Foreword – David Bebbington

Ian Randall: biographical sketch – Keith Jones and Peter Morden

Are we all the Hussites now? – Michael Bochenski

Election and predestination in the Baptist confessions of the 17th-century – Nigel G. Wright

John Bunyan: a 17th-century evangelical? – Peter J. Morden

Abraham Booth’s defence of believer’s baptism by immersion – Sharon James

Undenominationalism in Britain, 1840-1914 – Tim Grass

Baptist in Czech lands – Lydie Kucova

Adam Podin: an Estonian Baptist with international links and pan evangelical vision -Toivo Pilli

Sarah Terrett, Katherine Robinson, and Edith Pearce: Three non-conformist women in public life in Bristol, 1870-1910 – Linda Wilson

Baptist from East and West at the world missionary conference in Edinburgh, 1910 – Brian Stanley

Dynamics versus mechanics: a Baptist and the Welsh and Lowestoft revivals – Timothy Welch

Jews in the mindset of German evangelicals – Erich Geldbach

A moment of transformation: the European Baptist Federation and the collapse of the Soviet Union and its European and Central Asian empire, 1889-92 – Keith Jones

Mainstream: ‘far greater ambitions’ – and evaluate in of mainstream’s contribution to the renewal of denominational life, 1979-1994 – Derek Tidball

What is truth?: Evangelicalism, foundational is and hermeneutic of witness – John Colwell

Sapientia experimentalis : ‘knowledge by experience’ -aspects of Baptist baptismal spirituality – Anthony Cross

Bringing good news to the poor: an evangelical imperative – J/ Andrew Kirk

Struggling with female happiness: God’s will and God’s blessing in primary evangelical theology – Lina Andronoviene

Hearing what is written to recover our future – Simon Jones

Wisdom, Science and the Scriptures: Essays in Honour of Ernest C. Lucas (Centre for Baptist History and Heritage; Regent’s Park College, 2012)

Stephen Finamore and John Weaver (eds.), Wisdom, Science and the Scriptures: Essays in Honour of Ernest C. Lucas (Centre for Baptist History and Heritage; Regent’s Park College, 2012)

Introduction – Stephen Finamore and Hazel Lucas

Part 1: Wisdom in the Bible

Creation in the Psalms – Gordon Wenham

Fierce Beasts and Free Processes : a Proposed Reading of God’s Speeches in the Book of Job – John Bimson

The Traditional Israelite Legal Settings: Social Contexts in Proverbs – Hilary Nyika

Personified Wisdom in Early Judaism – Knut M. Heim

Part Two: Science and Christian Faith

Ancient and Modern Wisdom: The Intersection of Clinical and Theological Understanding of Health – Paul S. Fiddes

The Way of Practical Modesty – Brian Haymes

The Environment and the Developing World – Elaine Storkey

Hopeful Disciples in a Time of Climate Change – John Weaver

Take Ten: Scientists and their Religious Beliefs – Robert S. White

Part Three: The Scriptures

The Evolving Agenda of Biblical Studies – Simon Woodman

Moving Towards a Theological Perspective on ‘Place’ by Using Cresswell’s Notion of Doxa and Deviance as a Hermeneutical Tool for Place-Based Readings of Mark’s Gospel – Mike Pears

‘Not Made with Human Hands’ : the Heavenly Temple in Hebrews and Revelation – Stephen Finamore

Part Four: … and Cricket

‘Play Up! Play Up! And Play the Game!’ Cricket and our Place in the World – Robert Ellis

 

Angus Library new blog

The Angus Library at Regent’s Park College now has its own blog. See here.

Journal Profile: Baptist Minister’s Journal

The Baptist Minister’s Journal is the journal of the Baptist Minister’s Fellowship in England and Wales. It comes out four times a year and is a collection of short articles (up to around 2,500 words) generally on topics related to church, ministry and theology. Its edited by Rev Dr Sally Nelson. At only £20 a year, it provides a fantastic snapshot of Baptist views on a wide range of subjects and is a good place to share some thinking.

A list of editions and some articles can be found here.

International Baptist Studies Conference

The 6th International Baptist Studies Conference takes place in July 2012. For more information see here. It is on the theme of ‘Mirrors and Microscopes: Historical Perceptions of Baptists’

This follows on from previous conferences.
1st: The Gospel in the World 1997 (Regent’s Park College, Oxford)

2nd: Global Baptist History 2000 (Wake Forest University, North Carolina) – currently unpublished

3rd: Baptist Identities 2003 (IBTS, Prague)

4th: Baptists and Mission 2006 (Acadia Divinity College, Nova Scotia)

5th: Interfaces: Baptists and Others 2009 (Melbourne) – currently unpublished

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