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B&PH Tour Day 9

Sunday, June 21st, 2009

Today is another Lord’s Day, and we are looking forward to worshiping with God’s people. We will be attending services at the Old Baptist Chapel in Bradford-on-Avon, now served by Paul Oliver, the son of Dr. Robert Oliver.

B&PH Tour Day 8

Saturday, June 20th, 2009

Today we are in the ancient Roman town, Bath (for all of us Americans, that is Baath–you will be corrected if you don’t say it properly). While there isn’t much here in the way of Baptist or Puritan history, it is nevertheless a beautiful town and worth a visit.

BP&H Tour Day 7

Friday, June 19th, 2009

This is a day to drive and enjoy scenery–at least in the morning. We will be turning west and south, passing through the beautiful Cotswolds.

B&PH Tour Day 6

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

Ah, one of the true highlights of our tour is today. We will be taking a special Pilgrim Tour, exploring the sites associated with the Mayflower Pilgrims.

B&PH Tour Day 5

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

It’s hard to believe how quickly our tour is passing. Today we continue to travel north, with an emphasis on  Baptist history. Our first destination is the village of Moulton and the Carey Baptist Church.

B&PH Tour Day 2

Sunday, June 14th, 2009

What do you do to keep the Lord’s Day holy while on a tour in a foreign land? Well, one obvious activity is to attend church. And today, we will be visiting the Metropolitan Tabernacle, made famous by the great Charles Haddon Spurgeon.

Baptist & Puritan History Tour Day One

Saturday, June 13th, 2009

For all those who could not join us on our tour, here’s our daily intinerary: Today, Saturday June 13, we arrive in London. Our major event for the day (apart from overcoming jet-lag), is a visit to one of my favorite castles in England, Hampton Court Palace.

Edgar Young Mullins

Monday, June 8th, 2009

My students recently completed the course CH604 Baptist History. As part of their assignments, they wrote papers on topics of interest. One, on Edgar Young Mullins, who was perhaps the most pivotal figure in 20th century Southern Baptist life, deserves notice here.

January 2010 IRBS Course: Baptist Symbolics (and a bonus!)

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

The Institute of Reformed Baptist Studies expects to offer the course CH/ST535 Baptist Symbolics in a two week format January 11-22, 2010 on the campus of Westminster Seminary California, Escondido. 

Who was W.H. Whitsitt?

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

Recently, a friend pointed me to Michael Haykin’s review of James Slatton’s new biography of William Heth Whitsitt, the 3rd president of Southern Seminary.

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