NABPR Blog Archive

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Dissertation Scholarship › 2021 NABPR Dissertation Scholarship
NABPR is proud to announce the 2021 Dissertation Scholarship. Read More ›

Call for Papers › NABPR Region-at-Large Call for Papers
2021 Meeting of the National Association of Baptist Professors of Religion Region-at-Large in conjunction with the 2021 College Theology Society Annual Convention, Spring Hill College, Mobile, Alabama, June 3-5, 2021 Read More ›

CFP › Books for Review in Perspectives in Religious Studies
From the PRSt Editorial Staff Read More ›

Call for Papers › 2021 NABPR CFP
Paper or panel proposals on any aspect of pedagogy related to the teaching of Religion are encouraged. Read More ›

AAR/SBL › 2020 November Meeting cancelled
I’m sad to announce that we will cancel our November Meeting. Read More ›

New Book › Cut in Stone: Confederate Monuments and Theological Disruption
Confederate monuments figure prominently as epicenters of social conflict...The story, told through the character of a religious mythos, carries implicit sacred convictions; thus, these spires and statues are inherently theological. Read More ›

Annual Meeting › 2020 Annual Meeting cancelled
I’m sad to announce that we will cancel our May 18-20 Annual Meeting. Read More ›

Perspectives on Baptist Identities › New Book: Sources of Light: Resources for Baptist Churches Practicing Theology
This book (Sources of Light) commends listening deeply to these voices as an ecclesial practice through which the Spirit of God enlightens the church of Christ, whose rule draws the church into deeper participation in the life of the Triune God, forming the church for practices that offer the gift of Trinitarian communion to a fractured world. Read More ›

New Book › New Book: Baptists and the Catholic Tradition, 2nd Edition
Barry Harvey provides a doctrine of the church that combines Baptist distinctives and origins with an unbending commitment to the visible church as the social body of Christ. Read More ›

Perspectives on Baptist Identities › New Book: Crawford Howell Toy: the man, the scholar, the teacher
Crawford Howell Toy was professor of Old Testament at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary from 1869-1879. In 1879, he was forced to resign from the Seminary over his views of evolution. In 1880, he was hired by Harvard University as the Hancock Professor of Hebrew and Other Oriental Languages. Parsons narrates Toy's life in two parts. Read More ›

Call for Papers › 2020 NABPR Annual Meeting CFP
The Call for Papers for the National Association of Baptist Professors of Religion, Annual Meeting, at Baylor University, in Waco, TX, from May 18 – 20, 2020. Read More ›

Southeast Region › NABPR-SE Regional Gathering
The plenary panel for the NABPR-SE regional gathering will be on Institutions in Crisis. Read More ›

AAR › NABPR November Meeting
NABPR November Meeting Program and Keynote Speaker. Read More ›

Call for Papers › CFP: Human Families: Identities, Relationships, and Responsibilities
The College Theology Society holds its Sixty-Sixth Annual Convention from May 28-May 31, 2020, at Spring Hill College, with a focus on the theme “Human Families: Identities, Relationships, and Responsibilities.” The NABPR Region-at-Large CFP applies only to the NABPR-RAL sessions at CTS. Read More ›

Dissertation Scholarship › 2020 Dissertation Scholarship Announcement
NABPR is proud to announce the 2020 Dissertation Scholarship. Read More ›

New Book › New Book by Mike Robinson on Christianity
new book by Mike Robinson Read More ›

New Book › New Book by Doug Weaver on Baptists and the Holy Spirit
new book by C. Douglas Weaver Read More ›

New Book › Charles Kimball to Speak at the November Meeting
new book by Charles Kimball Read More ›

Dissertation › Congratulations to Dissertation Scholarship Awardees Kate Hanch and Elizabeth Arnold
At the Annual Meeting on May 21, 2019 NABPR awarded two dissertation scholarships Read More ›

Job › President Central Baptist Theological Seminary
Central Baptist Theological Seminary searches for a new president. Read More ›

New Book › Gaining a Heart of Wisdom
Congratulations to NABPR Member Barry A. Jones on the publication of Gaining a Heart of Wisdom, A Model for Theological Interpretation of Scripture. Read More ›

General › NABPR Resolution of Gratitude
Thank you Campbell University and First Baptist Church of Raleigh. Read More ›

CFP › The Julian Gwyn Essay Prize in Baptist and Anabaptist History and Thought
The Acadia Centre for Baptist and Anabaptist Studies (ACBAS) is pleased to announce a new prize competition in the general field of Baptist and Anabaptist history and thought, especially in Canada’s Atlantic region. Read More ›

Annual Meeting › 2019 NABPR, BHHS, AMGP Meeting Program
Welcome to Raleigh and the annual meeting of the National Association of Baptist Professors of Religion, meeting this year with the Baptist History and Heritage Society and the Association of Ministry Guidance Professionals. Read More ›

Announcements › Crescent Hill Baptist Church lecture series
Crescent Hill Baptist Church would like to invite NABPR to a lecture series coming up March 29-31 at Crescent Hill Baptist Church, Louisville KY in honor of Dr. E Glenn Hinson. Read More ›

Job › Carson-Newman University – Assistant Professor of Religion
Carson-Newman University is seeking to hire an Assistant Professor of Religion. Read More ›

CFP › The Julian Gwyn Essay Prize in Baptist and Anabaptist History and Thought
The Acadia Centre for Baptist and Anabaptist Studies (ACBAS) is pleased to announce a new prize competition in the general field of Baptist and Anabaptist history and thought, especially in Canada’s Atlantic region. Read More ›

CFP › CFP: Incarnation and Identity
The Office of the General Secretary of ABC-USA and the Theologians' Commission will host the fifth pre-biennial theology conference around the theme Incarnation and Identity in an effort to foster ongoing, vigorous theological conversations among American Baptist theologians, pastor-theologians, and theological educators throughout the denomination. Read More ›

CFP › American Baptist Quarterly, Call for Papers
ABQ is the peer-reviewed journal of the American Baptist Historical Society. Both established and emerging scholars are invited to submit papers written from original research. Articles and essays should be between 6,000 and 10,000 words. Read More ›

Festschrift › Festschrift Honoring Alan Culpepper
There will be a presentation for a festschrift honoring Alan Culpepper at 7:00-8:00pm at the Denver Meeting of the AAR and SBL. (Nov. 18, Sheraton-Downtown Spruce Room, third level). All are invited. Read More ›

New Book › Freedom Faith: The Womanist Vision of Prathia Hall
Courtney Pace, Freedom Faith: The Womanist Vision of Prathia Hall. (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2019). Read More ›

Resource › New Report on the State of Clergywomen in the U.S. is now available 
Recent past NABPR president, Rev. Dr. Eileen Campbell-Reed has been working to answer the question “How are women faring in ministry in U.S. churches?.” In this report she provides not only a statistical accounting but also an analysis of some of the trends. Read More ›

Job › Job: James and Marilyn Dunn Chair of Baptist Studies, Wake Forest University School of Divinity
The Wake Forest University School of Divinity invites applications for the James and Marilyn Dunn Chair of Baptist Studies. Teaching responsibilities will include courses in the area of Baptist studies with particular emphasis on the role of ethics in the public sector. Related research and teaching interests in the areas of theology or the history of Christianity are especially welcome. Read More ›

CFP › CFP: College Theology Society and NABPR Region-at-Large
Announcements › Save the Date For NABPR in Denver at the #SBLAAR18
Dissertation › 2019 Dissertation Scholarship Announcement
CFP › 2019 NABPR Call for Papers
New Book › Announcing The Publication of The Sub Loco Notes in the Torah
Announcements › A Note from the NABPR Region-at-Large affirming women in Baptist Life
Dissertation › Congratulations to Dissertation Scholarship Awardees Kathryn House & Andrew Gardner
Announcements › NABPR Constitutional Amendment Update
Announcing the new partnership between NABPR and Baylor University Press
Announcements › Thank you to Dr. Scott Nash for your years of service as Senior Editor.
Perspectives on Baptist Identities › Inhabiting the World
Ryan Andrew Newson, Inhabiting the World: Identity, Politics, and Theology in Radical Baptist Perspective, Perspectives on Baptist Identities (Macon: Mercer University Press, 2018) ISBN: 9780881466492. Read More ›

Program › College Theological Society and NABPR Region at Large Program
Festschrift › Mitchell G. Reddish Festschrift
Program › NABPR Meeting Agenda Thirty-Eighth Annual Meeting
A Proposal for Baylor University Press and the National Association of Baptist Professors of Religion/Perspectives in Religious Studies
Announcing NABPR Forum
Announcements › NABPR 2018 Meeting at Gardner-Webb Program
General › 2018 NABPR Membership Dues Renewal
New Book › Blessed Among Women? Mothers and Motherhood in the New Testament
CFP › CFP: You say you want a revolution
Program › NABPR-SE Regional Meeting Program March 2018
Program › Program for the 2017 Annual Meeting of NABPR at AAR/SBL in Boston
CFP › 2018 NABPR Call for Papers
Dissertation › Announcing Dissertation Scholarship Awardee: João Chaves
Program › Official Program for the 2017 Annual Meeting of NABPR
Program › Penultimate NABPR 2017 Program Draft
Program › 2017 NABPR Registration and Draft Program
Announcements › NABPR Executive Committee Statement
CFP › Call for Papers “The Church’s Public Witness”
Dissertation › Conference and Scholarship Deadlines and Reminders
Program › NABPR Schedule for Meeting with AAR-SBL 2016
Program › NABPR at the 2016 AAR-SBL
CFP › CFP: College Theology Society, in conjunction with NABPR Region at Large
Dissertation › Dissertation Scholarship Annoucement
CFP › CFP: 2017 NABPR Annual Meeting
New Book › Fundamentalism, Fundraising, and the Transformation of the Southern Baptist Convention.
New Book › Eileen Campbell-Reed’s Anatomy of a Schism
New Book › Scott Shauf’s The Divine in Acts and in Ancient Historiography
New Book › Melanie Trexler’s book
Job › The Baylor Department of Religion Open Faculty Positions
CFP › CFP: AAR Southeast Region 2017 (SECSOR)
CFP › CFP: World Without End
New Book › Baptist Identity and the Ecumenical Future