American Baptist Quarterly
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We welcome the new editors, Dr. Curtis W. Freeman and Dr. Quinton H. Dixie, both of whom share a conviction that Baptist history matters both inside and outside the church. Dr. Dixie is currently associate professor of religious studies at Indiana University-Purdue University at Fort Wayne. Dr. Freeman is Research Professor of Theology and Baptist Studies and Director of the Baptist House at Duke Divinity School. Dr. Deborah Bingham Van Broekhoven continues her service as managing editor.
We anticipate an accelerated schedule of publication, with more than four issues issued this year and next. Looking into the immediate future, readers can anticipate issues on a wide range of topics in Baptist history and life. Issues will include: the uses of Baptist history in preaching, essays from the 2011 Emerging Theologians Conference, Baptists and the shaping of American Culture, African American History Month materials, the Baptist Catholic Conversations, and many more. We apologize for the past delay in publication, and look forward to resuming our normal publishing schedule. Librarians and subscribers, look for new publications as soon as they are completed by our volunteer editors and writers!
The American Baptist Quarterly...
American Baptist Quarterly is a publication that seeks to inquire in-depth into the nature of who we are as Baptists, especially those traditions that have come together in the member churches that are part of the fellowship of American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A.
Each issue contains articles, research and documentation to help the reader understand our heritage, our present resources and our future direction as Baptist Christians.
The Quarterly is written for the average educated reader - lay or clergy - and includes footnotes and bibliography to suggest further reading. It is financed by reader subscriptions, individual and bulk sales, and contributions from the American Baptist Historical Society and the national boards of American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A.
- Co-Editor: Quinton Dixie
- Co-Editor: Curtis Freeman
- Managing Editor: Deborah Van Broekhoven
- Book Review Editor: William H. Brackney
- Assistant Editor: Laura Levens
What's inside the American Baptist Quarterly?
- Where We Have Been...
Sharing the record of Baptist life and thought in the past
... John Bunyan... Baptists and slavery... American Baptist and Black higher education... Baptist women in ministry... the emergence of fundamentalism among American Baptists... Japanese American internment... women in missionary service both overseas and in the United States... Baptist-Muslim Dialogue...
- Where We Are Now...
Discussing current trends and issues in the life of American Baptists
... the quest for Christian unity... the small church... the contribution of Jitsuo Morikawa... the Baptist witness on human rights... contemporary mission in the wake of colonialism...
- Where We Are Headed...
Stimulating thought on the future of Baptist Christians
... the partnership of men and women in the ministry of the church... the future of American Baptist Christian higher education... patterns of faith in a denominational family with diverse roots... Native American theology...
|Winder 2010||Why History Matters II: International Perspectives|
|Fall 2010||Why History Matters I: American Perspectives|
|Spring/Summer 2010||Baptists in India|
|Winter 2009||Exploring Ministry in Contexts of Cultural Transition in Baptist History|
|Fall 2009||Engaging Christian Faith and the Sciences|
|Summer 2009||American Baptists as Agents of Transformation|
|Spring 2009||Baptist-Muslim Dialogue|
|Winter 2008||Re-Structuring the American Baptist Churches|
|Fall 2008||Young Scholars Issue|
|Summer 2008||The "Other" and Community Responsibility|
|Spring 2008||The Philadelphia Baptist Association: A Tercentenary Commemoration|
|Winter 2007||The Bahamas: Baptist Witness Admist Slavery, Colonialism and Globalization|
|Fall 2007||Interfaith Relations|
|Summer 2007||Emancipating the World: Questions of Faith and Society in Baptist History|
|Spring 2007||Baptist and "the Common Tasks"|
|Winter 2006||Rethinking a Tradition: Illustrations from Baptist Mission Experiences|
|Fall 2006||The Shadow Side of Baptist History|
|Summer 2006||Indiana Baptists: Crossroads of American Baptist Life|
|Spring 2006||Baptists and "the Common Tasks"|
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