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Comparative Religion: Southern Baptists

This LibGuide is a starting place for research on religions of the world / denominations. There is a special page on Southern Baptists.



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Baptist Studies Online - Maintained by Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, this site provides free access to the Journal of Baptists Studies, Primary Sources, and important internet links.



Studies in Baptist History and Thought

The Thrift Library has many titles on Baptist History including these published as part of the Studies in Baptist History and Thought.

  • At the Pure Fountain of Thy Word: Andrew Fuller as an Apologist, Michael A. G. Haykin
  • Baptism and the Baptists: Theology and Practice in Twentieth Century Britain, Anthony R. Cross
  • Baptist Identities: International Studies from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Centuries, Ian M. Randall, Toivo Pilli and Anthony R. Cross
  • Baptist Sacramentalism, vols. 1 & 2, Anthony R. Cross & Philip E. Thompson
  • Calvinism, Communion and the Baptists: A study of English Calvinistic Baptists form the Late 1600s to the Early 1800s, Peter Naylor
  • Catholic Reformed Theologian, D.B. Riker 
  • Counter-Cultural Communities: Baptistic Life in Twentieth-Century Europe, Keith G. Jones & Ian M. Randall
  • Dictionary of European Baptist Life and Thought , John H. Y. Briggs
  • European Baptist Federation: A Case STudy in Vuropean Baptist Interdependency 1950-2006, Keith G. Jones
  • Marianne Farningham: A plain Woman Worker, Linda Wilson
  • More Than a Symbol: The British Baptist Recovery of Baptismal Sacramentalism, Stanley K. Fowler
  • Offering Christ to the World: Andrew Fuller and the Revival of Eighteenth Century Particular Baptist Life, Peter J. Morden
  • On Being the Church: Revisioning Baptist Identity, Brian Haymes, Ruth Gouldbourne and Anthony R. Cross
  • Paradox And Perseverance, Dennis C. Bustin
  • Pulpit and People: Studies in Eighteenth-Century Baptist Life and Thought, John H. Y. Briggs
  • Recycling the Past or Researching History?: Studies in Baptist Historiography and Myths, Philip E. Thompson adn Anthony R. Cross
  • Search for a Common Identity: The Origins of teh Baptist Union of Scotland 1800-1870, Brian R. Talbot
  • Seditious Sectaryes: The Baptist Conventiclers of Oxford 1641-1691 v.1, Larry J. Kreitzer 
  • Seditious Sectaryes: The Baptist Conventiclers of Oxford 1641-1691 v.2, Larry J. Kreitzer
  • To Express the Ineffable: The Hymns and Spirituality of Anne Steele, Cynthia Y. Aalders
  • Towards Baptist Catholicity: Essays on Tradition and the Baptist Vision, Steven R. Harmon
  • Tracks and Traces, Paul S. Fiddes
  • Tribe of Dan, Frank W. Rinaldi


BX6231.M37 1987 The Baptist heritage / H. Leon McBeth.

BX6331.2.B29 1990  Baptist theologians

BX6231.B4 1971 (2 vols.)  History of the Baptist denomination


Southern Baptist Convention - Reaching the World for Christ - Official website for the SBC. Many resources, including missions information and a directory of Southern Baptist links.

South Carolina Baptist Convention

Southern Baptist Research

To find books on Southern Baptists in OneSearch, search under the following official subject terms:

  • Southern Baptist Convention
  • Baptists

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  • Biography
  • Church history
  • Clergy
  • Doctrines
  • History
  • Sermons