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  • Charles Fuller, SBC Peace Committee chair, dies

    July 31 2018 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Charles Fuller, SBC Peace Committee chair, dies

    Charles Fuller, a Virginia pastor who chaired the Southern Baptist Convention’s (SBC) Peace Committee, died July 28 in Roanoke, Va. He was 86. Formed in 1985 in response to a motion at the SBC annual meeting, the Peace Committee was charged to “seek to determine the sources” of controversy amid the convention’s Conservative Resurgence and “make findings and recommendations.”

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  • Online: Patterson & Conservative Resurgence archive

    June 10 2016 by Katie Coleman & Alex Sibley, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary | with 0 comments
    Online: Patterson & Conservative Resurgence archive

    A new digital archive, “The Paige Patterson SBC Conservative Resurgence Collection,” provides insight into the role of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary’s president in Southern Baptists’ return to their biblical heritage. Materials in the archive include letters, pamphlets and audio recordings of presentations and debates significant to this period of Southern Baptist history.

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  • 1985 Dallas SBC: 'a watershed moment'

    June 12 2015 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    1985 Dallas SBC: 'a watershed moment'

    “The 1985 annual meeting was a watershed moment in the conservative revolution in the convention,” said Gregory Wills, professor of church history at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. “Southern Baptist moderates mobilized all their resources to stop the conservative advance at the Dallas meeting. Their bid to regain the presidency failed.”

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