Top Ten Recent Books on Baptist History and Theology

1. Baptist Through the Centuries by David Bebbington (2010)

2. Tracks and Traces: Baptist Identity in Church and Theology by Paul S. Fiddes (2003)

3. Free Church, Free State: A Positive Baptist Vision by Nigel Wright (2005)

4. Baptist Confessions of Faith edited by William Lumpkin (Rev Ed., 2011)

5. Baptist Theology by Stephen R. Holmes (forthcoming 2012)

6. Baptist Theology: A Four-century Study by James Leo Garrett (2009)

7. On Being the Church: Revisioning Baptist Identity by Brian Haymes, Anthony R. Cross and Ruth Gouldbourne (2009)

8. Baptist Roots edited by James W. McClendon, Curtis W. Freeman and C. Rosalee Velloso (1999)

9. Baptist Ways: A History by Bill Leonard (2003)

10. A Global Introduction to Baptist Churches by Robert E. Johnson (2010)


Baptists books that marked 400th Anniversary

Exploring Baptists Origins (Regent’s Park College, 2010) – lectures from the Centre of History and Heritage, Regent’s Park College. Contributors include Paul Fiddes, Steve Holmes, Brian Haymes and Anthony Cross. Contents here

Beyond 400: Exploring Baptist Futures (Pickwick, 2011) – papers from conference at Vose Seminary, Western Australia. Contributors include Nigel Wright. Martin Sutherland and Neville Callum. Contents here

Distinctly Baptist: Proclaiming Identity in a New Generation (Judson Press, 2011) – sermons from George W. Truett Theological Seminary, Baylor. Contributors include Roger Olson, Brian Brewer and Foreword by David Bebbington. Contents here.

On another note there is a new revised edition of William Lumpkin’s Baptist Confessions of Faith (Judson, 2011). Contents here.