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History of Southern Baptist Church

Discussion in 'Baptist History' started by forgivenandsaved, Sep 9, 2003.

  1. forgivenandsaved

    forgivenandsaved New Member

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    When did the Baptist Churches split into Northern and Southern? Was it during or after the Civil War? I am curious as to how this came about.
     
  2. Matt Black

    Matt Black Active Member

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    1845 wasn't it?

    Yours in Christ

    Matt
     
  3. rsr

    rsr <b> 7,000 posts club</b>
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    1845 it is.

    Here's a link to a short history:

    SOUTHERN BAPTISTS

    Briefly, I think it's fair to say the Triennial Convention split was a result of differences over denominational structure (with the Southerners preferring a more central organization, as opposed to the society system preferred by the Northerners), a belief among the Southerners that they were being short-changed with home missions, and ... of course, slavery.

    [ September 09, 2003, 01:45 PM: Message edited by: rsr ]
     
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