Mohler says new book responds to ‘moral emergency’ of sexual revolution

S. Craig Sanders — October 2, 2015

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — In the span of three months in the summer of 2015, three headlines marked historic events that generations of Americans past could never have imagined. First it was former “world’s greatest athlete” Bruce Jenner debuting his gender transition on the cover of Vanity Fair. Next the…

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Report ranks Southern Seminary’s doctoral program in top 5

S. Craig Sanders — October 1, 2015

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — A recent report from the Association of Theological Schools ranks The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary fourth among peer institutions for producing faculty doctorates in the accreditation agency’s member schools. Trailing only Princeton Theological Seminary, Harvard, and University of Toronto, Southern improved 12 spots on the list…

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Speak for the Unborn leader pleads for life as babies are on the brink of death

Andrew J.W. Smith — September 29, 2015

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — On this July Saturday, an unusual number of people gather outside 138 West Market Street in downtown Louisville, Kentucky. The reason for the large turnout is unclear — it could be coincidence, it could be the especially warm morning, or it could be the effect of…

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Reformation distinctives remain important, say evangelical scholars at SBTS Theology Conference

Andrew J.W. Smith — September 28, 2015

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — While Pope Francis visited the United States for the first time, leading evangelical scholars defended the “Five Solas,” central themes of the Reformation, at the 2015 Theology Conference at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Sept. 24-25. With the approaching 500th anniversary in 2017 of Martin Luther’s nailing…

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Papal address to Congress a ‘dangerous precedent,’ Mohler tells CNN

Andrew J.W. Smith and James A. Smith Sr. — September 25, 2015

Pope Francis’ extraordinary address before a joint session of Congress sets a “very, very, dangerous precedent,” said Southern Baptist leader R. Albert Mohler Jr. in a live Sept. 21 interview on CNN. “No pope of the Roman Catholic Church has ever addressed a joint session of the Congress before, and…

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IMB VP offers guide to career planning at Boyce College event

Mackenzie Miller — September 23, 2015

Christians planning a career must consider whether a job glorifies God, permits a godly life, and allows them to bless others, said Sebastian Traeger at a Sept. 17 event at Boyce College. “It is always important, when we talk about choosing a job or career planning, to recognize that this…

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New HD video live-stream for SBTS events offers mobile access, DVR capability

Andrew J.W. Smith — September 22, 2015

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary recently upgraded its live-stream to high-definition video quality on YouTube. The stream features improved scalable delivery, including mobile and Apple TV accessibility. All video equipment has been upgraded to accommodate high-definition viewing. The streaming service — which is now used for all broadcasted Southern Seminary…

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Scholars reflect on history of Christian persecution at Andrew Fuller Conference

S. Craig Sanders — September 21, 2015

Scholars from around the world gathered at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Sept. 15-16 to discuss the history of Christian persecution at the ninth annual conference for the Andrew Fuller Center for Baptist Studies. “As the church of Jesus Christ in the 21st century, we do not operate from a…

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Mohler to appear on CNN to discuss Pope Francis

SBTS Communications — September 21, 2015

R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, is scheduled to appear live on “CNN Newsroom” Monday, Sept. 21, at 10:30 a.m. ET to discuss Pope Francis’ visit to the United States. Carol Costello, anchor of “Newsroom,” will interview Mohler. In addition to CNN’s cable television channel,…

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Southern Fall Festival breaks record attendance

Annie Corser — September 18, 2015

A record estimated 7,000 people braved the rain to experience The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary’s 11th annual Fall Festival Sept. 11. Attendees entered the Imagination Station and traveled through the Telehopper into the land of Odyssey on the Seminary Lawn. The theme was based on “Adventures in Odyssey,” the Christian…

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