American Baptist Quarterly

Fall & Winter 2019 — Baptist Women

Summer 2019 — Baptists in India

Spring 2019 — Congregational Independence–Associational Interdependence

Winter 2018 — Baptists, Jews, and the Holocaust

Fall 2018 — Spirituality

Summer 2018 — Baptism

Spring 2018 — Martin Luther King and Civil Rights

Summer 2017 — Baptists and Race

Spring 2016 — Agarianism

Summer 2016 — Adoniram Judson

Spring 2015 — Sam Sharpe

Fall- Winter 2014 — John Bunyan

Spring 2014 — West Virginia

Spring 2013 — The Judsons

Fall 2012 — Peace

Summer 2012 — Holy Spirit

Spring 2012 — The Word of God in the Life of the Church BWA/RC Conversations


Histories of English Baptist Associations

A History of the Hertfordshire Baptists by David R. Watts (1978)

A Short History of the Devon and Cornwall Baptist Associations by G. L . W. Beards (1975)

Association Life of the Particular Baptists of Northern England, 1699-1732 by Stephen Copson (English Baptist Records 3; Baptist Historical Society, 1991)

Association Records of the Particular Baptists of England, Wales and Ireland to 1660. Part 1: South Wales and the Midlands. Part 2: The West Country and Ireland. Part 3: The Abingdon Association edited by B. R. White (Baptist Historical Society, 1971-74)

Baptists in Barrels: A History of Essex Baptists by Doris Witard (1962)

Bristol and District Association of Baptist Churches, 1823-1973 by Leonard Champion (1973)

Churches in Fellowship: A Short History of the English Baptist Associations of South Wales by D. Mervyn Himbury (1960)

Deep Roots, Living Branches: A History of Baptists in the English Western Midlands by Alan Betteridge (2010)

Encountering London: London Baptists in the 21st century edited by Faith Bowers, Joe Kapolyo and Israel Olofinjana (2015)

It All Began Here: The Story of the East Midland Baptist Association by Fred M. W. Harrison (1986)

Our Heritage: The Baptists of Yorkshire, Lancashire and Cheshire, 1647-1987 edited by Ian Sellers (1987)

The Baptists of Berkshire: Through Three Centuries by Ernest A. Payne (Carey Kingsgate, 1951)

The Baptists of Derbyshire 1650-1914 by Stephen Greasley (2007)

The Baptists of London, 1612-1928 by W. T. Whitley (Kingsgate, 1928)

The Baptists of North East England by David F. Neil (2006)

The Northamptonshire Baptist Association: A Short History, 1764-1964 by T. S. H. Elwyn (Carey Kingsgate, 1964)

The Southern Baptist Association and its Churches, 1824-1974 by Walter Fancutt (1974)

British Baptist Historians 10: Stephen Copson

— ‘Two Ordinations at Bridlington in 1737’, Baptist Quarterly 33.3 (1989)

— Association Life of the Particular Baptists of Northern England, 1699-1732 (Baptist Historical Society, 1991)

— ‘Advocate of the Reformed Protestant Religion: The Writings (1645–58) of William Kaye, Yorkshire Puritan’ Baptist Quarterly 35.6 (1994)

— ‘ ‘ in Bible, History and Ministry: Essays for Leonard Champion on his ninetieth birthday edited by Roger Hayden and Brian Haymes (Bristol Baptist College, 1997)

— ‘Renewing Associations: An early eighteenth-century example’, Baptist Quarterly 38.6 (2000)

— ‘Significant Questions about Baptist Origins? A review article’, Baptist Quarterly 41.6 (April 2006)

— ‘General Baptists in the Eighteenth Century’ in Challenge and Change: English Baptist Life in the Eighteenth Century edited by by Stephen Copson and Peter Morden (Baptist Historical Society, 2017)

— ‘Dan Taylor and the Old General Baptists’, Baptist Quarterly 49.2 (2018)

— ‘Jonathan Dawson and Some Early Nineteenth Century Baptist Networks in London’, Baptist Quarterly 49.2 (2018)

— ‘Introduction’ in Trinity, Creed and Confusion: The Salters’ Hall Debates of 1719 edited by Stephen Copson (Centre for Baptist Studies in Oxford, 2020)

— ‘Ministry and History’ in Ministry in Conversation: Essays in Honour of Paul Goodliff edited by Andy Goodliff and John Colwell (Wipf & Stock, 2022)

Derek B. Murray

The First Hundred Years: The Baptist Union of Scotland (Baptist Union of Scotland, 1969)

‘Baptists in Scotland Before 1869’, Baptist Quarterly 23 (1970)

‘The Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries’ in The Baptists in Scotland edited by David B. Bebbington (Baptist Union of Scotland, 1988)

with D. E. Meek, ‘The Early Nineteenth Century’ in The Baptists in Scotland edited by David B. Bebbington (Baptist Union of Scotland, 1988)

‘The Scotch Baptist Tradition in Great Britain’, Baptist Quarterly 33 (1989)

‘The education and training of Scottish clergy in the care of the dying’, Pallative Medicine (1990)

The Scottish Baptist College Centenary History 1894-1994 (Scottish Baptist College, 1994)

‘Robert Sandeman’ in Dictionary of Evangelical Biography edited by Donald M. Lewis (Blackwell, 1995)

‘An eighteenth-century baptismal controversy in Scotland’ in Baptism, the New Testament and the Church edited by Anthony R. Cross and Stanley E. Porter (Sheffield, 1999)

‘Reflections on Chaplaincy in a Hospice’, Health and Social Care Chaplaincy 5.1 (2002)

‘Henry David Inglis’, Baptist Quarterly 40 (2004)

‘A burnt-over district? Lay Evangelism in Aberdeenshire 1800–1900’, Scottish Church History 40.1 (2010)

‘Toleration and Anti-Toleration in Covenanting Scotland’, Baptistic Theologies (2011)

‘The Burnetts of Kemnay: Two Nineteenth-Century Baptist Lairds’, Baptist Quarterly (2014)

‘The Scotch Baptists and the Birth of the Churches of Christ’, Interfaces: Baptists and Others edited by David Bebbington (Paternoster, 2014)

‘Equipping God’s People for Works of Service: Baptist Laymen in the Life of the Denomination’ in A Distinctive People: A Thematic Study of Aspects of the Witness of Baptists in Scotland in the Twentieth Century edited by Brian R. Talbot (Paternoster, 2014)

‘Be Not Conformed but Transformed’ in A Distinctive People: A Thematic Study of Aspects of the Witness of Baptists in Scotland in the Twentieth Century edited by Brian R. Talbot (Paternoster, 2014)

‘Ruth — A Father’s Appreciation’ in Re-Membering the Body: The Witness of History, Theology and the arts in Honour of Ruth M. B. Gouldbourne edited by Anthony R. Cross and Brian Haymes (Pickwick, 2021)

British Baptists and the Lord’s Supper (since 2010)

Ruth Gouldbourne, ‘Story-telling, Sacraments and Sexuality’ in Questions of Identity (2011)

Stephen Finamore, ‘Veiled Presence: The Risen Christ in Spurgeon’s Great Communion Hymn and Baptist Communion Rituals’ in For The Sake of the Church (2014)

Myra Blyth, ‘A Sign of Unity: The Changing Theology and Practice of the Lord’s Supper amongst British Baptists’ in Gathering Disciples (2017)

Ashley Lovett, ‘To Become the Future Now: Baptists Being Shaped by the Table’ in Gathering Disciples (2017)

Ashley Lovett, ‘Absent Friends: Do Baptists Need to Reimagine How they Celebrate the Lord’s Supper?, Pacific Journal of Theological Research 14.2 (2019)

Ashley Lovett, ‘Baptists on the Lord’s Supper and Christian Character’, Baptist Quarterly 50.4 (2019)

Anthony Clarke, ‘Communion and Formation: How Eating Changes Us’ in Reconciling Rites (2020)

Brian Haymes, ‘First Communion: Reflecting with St Therese of Lisieux’ in Baptist Sacramentalism 3 (2020)

Steve Holmes, ‘Can We Celebrate an Online Eucharist? A Baptist Response’

John Colwell, ‘The Lord’s Supper: A Personal Journey Through a Confusing Ecclesial Landscape’, Baptist Quarterly (2022)

Kyle Childress

‘Live Large, Dream Small’, Inkings of Glory (2004)

‘Austin Heights and AIDS’, Health (2007)

‘The Neighbourhood: A Company of Friends’, Friendship (2008)

‘Proper Work: Wendell Berry and the Practice of Ministry’ in Wendell Berry and Religion: Heaven’s Earthly Life edited by Joel James Shuman and L. Roger Owens (Kentucky, 2009)

‘Ties that Bind: Sharing a Common Life’, Monasticism Old and New (2010)

‘It’s about God’, Perspectives in Religious Studies 39.2 (2012)

‘Sloth: Who cares?’, Acedia (2013)

‘Bottled and Sold: A Church’s Recycling Mission’, Christian Century (2013)

‘Worship andBecoming the Body of Christ’ in Gathering Together: Baptists at Work in Worship edited by Rodney Wallace Kennedy and Derek C. Hatch (Pickwick, 2013)

‘Enough with the Little’ in Pastoral Work: Engagements with the Vision of Eugene Peterson edited by Jason Byassee and Roger L. Owens (Cascade, 2014)

‘Knowing what the stakes are: Hauerwas questions and baptist answers’, Review and Expositor 112.1 (2015)

with Rodney Wallace Kennedy, Will Campbell, Preacher Man: Essays in the Spirit of a Divine Provocateur (Cascade, 2016)

‘Guns and Baptism’, Christian Century (2017)

‘The Mind Is Its Own Place: Gnosticism and Why Scholars Need the Church’ in Christian Faith and University Life edited by T. Scales and J. Howell (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)

Engaging with McClendon

Robert Barron, ‘Considering the Systematic Theology of James William McClendon Jr.’, Modern Theology (2002)

Kimlyn Bender, Jacob Goodson, Terrence Tilley, ‘James McClendon Jr.’s Systematic theology: a review symposium’, Perspectives in Religious Studies (2013)

Mike Broadway, ‘Introduction’ to Festschrift for James Wm. McClendon, Jr.’, Perspectives in Religious Studies 27.1 (2000)

Scott Bullard, ‘James William McClendon Jr, the new Baptist sacramentalists, and the unitive function of the Eucharist’, Perspectives in Religious Studies (2011)

Jeffrey Cary, Free Churches and the Body of Christ (Cascade, 2012)

Amy Chilton, ‘Transformed by the Spirit: imagining God’s future’, American Baptist Quarterly (2012)

Thomas N. Finger, ‘James McClendon’s theology reaches completion: a review essay’, Mennonite Quarterly Review (2002)

Curtis Freeman, ‘Introduction: A Theology for Radical Believers and Other Baptists’, James McClendon, Systematic Theology: Ethics (Rev Ed., Baylor, 2012)

Curtis Freeman, Contesting Catholicity (Baylor, 2014)

Steven Harmon, ‘James Wm McClendon, Jr’s Narrative Christology in Ecumenical/Ecclesiological Perspective’, Pacific Journal of Theological Research (2014)

Barry Harvey, ‘Doctrinally speaking: James McClendon on the nature of doctrine’, Perspectives in Religious Studies (2000)

Barry Harvey, ‘Beginning in the Middle of Things: Following James McClendon’s Systematic Theology’, Modern Theology (2002)

Stanley Hauerwas, ‘Reading McClendon Takes Practice: Lessons in the Craft of Theology’, Conrad Grebel Review (1997)

Doug Heidebrecht, ‘James Wm McClendon Jr’s Practice of Communal Discernment and  Conflicting Convictions among Mennonite Brethren’, Baptistic Theologies (2015)

Willie James Jennings, ‘Recovering the radical reformation for Baptist theology: an assessment of James Wm. McClendon Jr.’s Doctrine: a review article’, Perspectives in Religious Studies (1997)

David McMillan, ‘McClendon/McClendonism: methology or ideology’, Baptistic Theologies (2011)

Mark Thiessen Nation, ‘Jim McClendon, Jr.: A Particular Baptist Theologian’ Journal of European Baptist Studies 1.2 (2001)

Ryan Andrew Newson, Inhabiting the World: Identity, Politics and Theology in Radical Baptist Perspective (Mercer, 2018)

Parush Parushev, ‘Some reflections on McClendon’s theological project’, Journal of European Baptist Studies (2014)

Michael Westmoreland-White, ‘Reading scripture in the baptist vision: James Wm. McClendon, Jr., and the hermeneutics of participation’, Perspectives in Religious Studies (2000)

Amos Young, ‘The “Baptist Vision” of James Wm McClendon, Jr.: a Wesleyan-Penecostal response’ Wesleyan Theological Journal (2002)

Ralph Wood, ‘James Wm. McClendon Jr.’s Doctrine: an appreciation’, Perspectives in Religious Studies (1997)

North American Baptist Theologians: Mikael Broadway

The Ways of Zion Mourned: A Historicist Critique of the Discourses of Church-State Relations (PhD, Duke 1993)

with Stanley Hauerwas, ‘The Irony of Reinhold Niebhur: The Ideological Character of ‘Christian Realism’, Stanley Hauerwas, Wilderness Wanderings (SCM, 1997)

‘Bibliography of McClendon’s writings’, Perspectives in Religious Studies 27.1 (2000)

‘Preaching what we practice: churches confessing the whole gospel’, Perspectives in Religious Studies (2002)

“Is it Not the Communion of the Body of Christ?”, Review and Expositor 100.3 (2003)

‘The Roots of Baptists in Community, and therefore, Voluntary Membership not Individualism, or, the High-Flying Modernist, Stripped of his Ontological Assumptions, Appears to Hold the Ecclesiology of a Yaho’ in Anthony R. Cross and Philip E. Thompson (eds.), Recycling the Past or Researching History? (Paternoster, 2005)

‘Come now let us argue it out’, Review and Expositor (2015)

‘Grinding the face of the poor’ Review and Expositor (2019)



Journeying to Justice

Journeying to Justice edited by Anthony G. Reddie with Wale Hudson-Roberts and Gale Richards (Paternoster, 2017)

Preface – Neville Callam

Introduction – Anthony G. Reddie

Baptists and Emancipation in Jamaica – Noel Leo Erskine

Black British History: A Critical Reappraisal – Paul Walker

Reflections on the Atlanta trip and its legacy – Dave Walker

25th Anniversary Ordination – Johnathan Hemmings

In Search of Freedom – Karl E. Henlin

Legacies of the Transatlantic Slave Trade – David Shosanya

The Apology: A Journey towards Justice – Wale Hudson-Roberts

A White Guy Talks ‘Race’ – Steve Latham

The Journey: the Research Process – Graham Sparkes

Reflections on the Implications of the Journey – Gale Richards

Sivakumar Rajagopalan – Understanding Baptist resistance to owning the Apology and as a tool to own and en-flesh the Apology

Sisters with Voices: A Study of the experiences and challenges faced by Black Women in London Baptist Association Church Ministry Settings – Michele Mahon

Abolition, Diasporan Memory and the Curious Invisibility of am Sharpe from the Baptist Centenary Historiography – R. David Muir

Reparations: A call to fulfil the promise of education made by Baptists to the enslaved and their descendants through the 1835 Negro Education Grant – Doreen Morrison

Martin Luther King, Jr. – Dwight N. Hopkins

An Ongoing Apology – Richard Kidd

Developing Multi-Ethnically minded Leaders – Malcolm Patten

The Passion of the New Generations – Rhea Russell Cartwright

Mrs Ferguson – Tim Judson

Leadership Perspectives with Baptists Together – Lynn Green

Reflections on the Bicentenary of the Relationship between BUGB, BMS and the JBU and on the reaction to the delivery the Apology to the JBU from a Jamaican Perspective – Karl B. Johnson and Merlyn Hyde-Riley

Monographs in Baptist History

Pure Worship: The Early English Baptist Distinctive by Matthew Ward

The Beginning of Baptist Ecclesiology: The Foundational Contributions of Thomas Helwys by Marvin Jones

To Follow the Lambe Wheresoever He Goeth: The Ecclesial Polity of the English Calvinistic Baptists 1640-1660 by Ian Birch

Dan Taylor (1738-1816), Baptist Leader and Pioneering Evangelical by Richard Pollard

The Love of God Holds Creation Together: Andrew Fuller’s Theology of Virtue by Ryan P. Hoselton

Zealous for the Lord: The Life and Thought of the Seventeenth-Century Baptist Hanserd Knollys by Denis C. Bustin and Barry H. Howson

Christ Exalted: Pastoral Writings of Hanserd Knollys with an Essay on His Eschatological Thought by Barry H. Howson

Glory to the Three Eternal: Tercentennial Essays on the Life and Writings of Benjamin Beddome (1718-1795) edited by Michael A. G. Haykin et al

Renewing a Modern Denomination: A Study of Baptist Instutional Life in the 1990s by Andy Goodliff