Magazine articles • Issue 126 • May 8, 2018

From outlaws to patriots

The early story of Baptists in America

Magazine articles • Issue 126 • May 9, 2018

March to freedom

African American Baptists forged a strong identity in the face of oppression

Magazine articles • Issue 126 • May 9, 2018

Multiplying by dividing (again)

Baptists wrestle with fundamentalism and liberalism

Magazine articles • Issue 126 • May 10, 2018

“That’s where I used to go to church”

Black Baptists and white Baptists shared something important in the twentieth century: a penchant for splitting

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Baptists in America

Baptists in America: Diverse, evangelistic, and thriving, they have shaped the faith, culture, and political history of America more than you may know.

Today in History
Quote of the day

“...after sunset when the moon had first become visible a marvelous phenomenon was witnessed by some five or more men...Now there was a bright new moon...”

“Twelfth Century Lunar Account Not Impact Event.” Virtual New York (April 19, 2001).


Paradise Will Be Better (1887)

Oh, forests, with your fresh coolness; glades, with tempered light, filled with winged creatures rejoicing in their life...