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

‘To Such as These': The Child in Baptist Thought (Centre for Baptist History and Heritage Studies Vol 4; Regent’s Park College, 2012)

Foreword – Robert Ellis

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: The Use of the Bible

Chapter 3: Who is the Child?

Chapter 4: Theologies of Sin and Salvation

Chapter 5: Ecclesiological Conundrums

Chapter 6: Conclusion: A Theology of the Child and Infant Presentation

Chapter 7: Postscript

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.

North American Baptist Theologians 9: Philip E. Thompson

PhD 1995 (Emory University)

2007-  Professor of Systematic Theology and Christian Heritage, Sioux Falls Seminary, South Dakota

Publications

“People of the Free God: The Passion of Seventeenth Century Baptists.” American
Baptist Quaterly XV.3 (September 1996): 223-41.

“A New Question in Baptist History: Seeking a Catholic Spirit Among Early Baptists.”
Pro Ecclesia VIII.1 (winter 1999): 51-72.

“Re-Envisioning Baptist Identity: Historical, Theological, and Liturgical Analysis.”
Perspectives in Religious Studies 27.3 (Fall 2000): 287-302.

‘Memorial Dimensions of Baptism’ in Stanley E. Porter and Anthony R. Cross, eds.
Dimensions of Baptism: Biblical and Theological Studies (JSNTS 234. London: Sheffield
Academic Press, 2002) 304-24.

“Seventeenth Century Baptist Confessions in Context.” Perspectives in Religious Studies
29.4 (Winter 2002): 335-348.

“Baptists’ Sacraments and Religious Liberty: From Critical Ally to Rejected Encroachment.” Anthony R. Cross and Philip E. Thompson (eds.), Baptist Sacramentalism (Studies in Baptist History and Thought vol. 5; Carlisle: Paternoster, 2003) 36-54.

“Baptists and ‘Calvinism’ – Discerning the Shape of the Question.” Baptist History and
Heritage XXXIX.2 (spring 2004): 61-76.

‘‘As It Was In The Beginning’ (?): The Myth of Changelessness in Baptist Life and
Belief’ in Philip E. Thompson and Anthony R. Cross (eds.), Recycling the Past or Researching History? Studies in Baptist Historiography and Myth (Studies in Baptist History and Thought, vol. 11; Milton Keynes: Paternoster, 2005), 184-206.

‘North American Baptists’ in W. Glenn Jonas, Jr., (ed.), The Baptist River:Essays on Many Tributaries of a Diverse Tradition (Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 2006) 182-205.

‘Introduction: Practicing Sacramentality in Baptist Modality’ in Anthony R. Cross and Philip E. Thompson (eds.), Baptist Sacramentalism 2 (Studies in Baptist History and Thought Vol 25; Milton Keynes: Paternoster, 2008)

‘Dimensions of Memory: Challenges and Tasks in the Baptist Recovery of Tradition’ in
Roger A. Ward and Philip E. Thompson, (eds.), Tradition and the Baptist Academy
(Studies in Baptist History and Thought Vol 31; Milton Keynes: Paternoster, 2011).

The Freedom of God: Towards Baptist Ecclesiology in Pneumatological Perspective.
(Studies in Baptist History and Thought; Milton Keynes: Paternoster, forthcoming)

Baptist Quarterly, April 2012

‘Seedbed for Baptist Leadership: The Baptist Student Federation 1947-1970s’ – Ian M. Randall

‘The Language of “Baptist Family”‘ – Andy Goodliff

‘Charles Larom and the Townhead Street Church, Sheffield’ – Alan Sanders

‘Enlightened Evangelicalism: A review article’ – Roger Hayden

Plus a review of Curtis Freeman’s A Company of Women Preachers by Ruth Gouldbourne

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.

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