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The sayings of ‘Doctor Bob’

S. Craig Sanders — September 24, 2014

EDITOR’S NOTE: Eighty years after his death, Southern Seminary’s A.T. Robertson is remembered for the monumental achievement of his life and work. Robertson published extensively in New Testament studies, and below are some of his most notable sayings in his writings and classroom lectures. “The Greek New Testament is the…

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After 20 years as president, Mohler summarizes his tenure as ‘gratitude’

Aaron Cline Hanbury — October 16, 2013

Reflecting on his tenure as president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, R. Albert Mohler Jr. said his only response is gratitude. Twenty years ago, Oct. 15, 1993, Southern Seminary inaugurated Mohler as its ninth president — in ceremonies that included evangelist Billy Graham and theologian Carl F.H. Henry. Twenty…

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Dominican pastor speaks in SBTS chapel about the cost of following Christ

RuthAnne Irvin — September 25, 2013

The price of following Christ is high, preached Dominican pastor Miguel Nunez in Southern Seminary chapel, Sept. 17. Nunez, senior pastor of the International Baptist Church in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, preached from Mark 6:14-29, a passage that reports on King Herod’s beheading of John the Baptist, illustrating the cost…

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At 2013 alumni luncheon, Southern Seminary names Thom Rainer alumnus of the year

Aaron Cline Hanbury — June 13, 2013

R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, announced Thom Rainer as distinguished alumni of the year at the Southern Seminary alumni luncheon during the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), June 12, 2013. Rainer, a master of divinity (M.Div.) graduate from Southern in 1985…

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Richard Albert Mohler Sr., father of seminary president, dies, calls attention to faithful service

S. Craig Sanders — March 28, 2013

The legacy of one Southern Baptist deacon and Sunday school teacher includes serving his local church faithfully for 40 years and raising up one of the world’s most influential evangelical leaders. Richard Albert Mohler Sr., 76, died Monday, March 18, 2013, after suffering a massive cerebral hemorrhage in his Deerfield…

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Mohler featured in New York Times editorial

S. Craig Sanders — December 14, 2012

An opinion editorial published in The New York Times, Dec. 13, 2012, referenced R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of Southern Seminary, concerning the use of extra-biblical traditions in the Christmas story. According to the editorial, “Hark! The Herald Angels Didn’t Sing,” the use of imagination and elaboration in the Christmas…

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Pierre examines fatherhood issues, offers pastoral remedies

Craig Sanders — October 10, 2012

“How can ministers of the gospel help people whose fathers were bad role models?” asks Jeremy Pierre in a recent article appearing on The Gospel Coalition website. Pierre, assistant professor of biblical counseling at Southern Seminary, presents several pastoral remedies to urgent fatherhood problems in his article, “A Good Dad…

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Lambert explains Christian counseling strategies

S. Craig Sanders — October 9, 2012

An article published online at The Gospel Coalition’s website, Oct. 9, offers a perspective on counseling strategies from Heath Lambert, assistant professor of biblical counseling at Boyce College and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. In “Two Sides of the Counseling Coin,” Lambert explains the differences and similarities between biblical and nouthetic…

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“Towers” hosts free writing seminar, Sept. 21

Aaron Cline Hanbury — September 5, 2012

Southern Seminary’s Office of Communications invites all students, faculty and members of the Southern Seminary community to attend the “Towers” writing seminar, Friday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m. to 2:45 p.m., in Honeycutt 246. Jeff Robinson will help attendees hone academic, Web and popular writing, with a particular emphasis on journalism….

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Mohler comments on Romney’s faith at NPR

S. Craig Sanders — August 30, 2012

A recent article by National Public Radio, Aug. 29, included an interview from R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of Southern Seminary. The article, “The Risks And Rewards Of Romney’s Faith Story,” features various opinions about how the Republican presidential candidate’s Mormon faith will affect the election. “When it comes to…

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