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Holding Strong!: How Southern Baptists became pro-life
Jan27

Holding Strong!: How Southern Baptists became pro-life

NASHVILLE (BP)—In 1979, Larry Lewis picked up a copy of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and saw a full-page ad listing the Southern Baptist Convention among denominations that affirmed the right to abortion. “Right there beside the Unitarians and universalists was the Southern Baptist Convention,” Lewis, a St. Louis pastor who went on to become president of the Home Mission Board (now the North American Mission Board), told Baptist Press....

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‘Blood moon’ lunar eclipses not a sign, Baptist professors say
Apr15

‘Blood moon’ lunar eclipses not a sign, Baptist professors say

NASHVILLE (BP) — Televangelist John Hagee’s prediction that a series of “blood moon” lunar eclipses signals a “world shaking event” is a misinterpretation of the Bible, two Southern Baptist professors said. Hagee’s prediction “ignores” a common style of writing in the Bible known as “apocalyptic literature” that “frequently contains cosmic imagery” to...

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