According to this press release, “In their annual fall meeting, trustees of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary unanimously voted not to remove the names of the school’s founders from several campus buildings, but embraced steps to lament the institution’s racial history and provide up to $5 million in scholarships for African American students over the next few years.”
This post contains the original videos (in order) from Jon Harris and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary pertaining to the Fuller Controversy.
Dominick S. Hernández
Jonathan T. Pennington
Jarvis J. Williams
Matthew J. Hall
A video from Conversations that Matter sponsored by Enemies Within the Church features host Jon Harris interviewing Russell T. Fuller, former professor of Old Testament Interpretation at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Fuller complains his colleagues overlooked worries with Professor Dominick S. Hernández’s dissertation as well as objections to a paper presented by Hernández at the Society of Biblical Literature. In addition to the aforementioned concerns, Fuller charges Hernández with believing in a separate Satan in the book of Job, an apparent liberal trope. The video interview is part of a series set in the broader context of recent layoffs at Southern Seminary and suspicions of creeping liberalism at the seminary and in the Southern Baptist Convention.
This excerpt from Henlee Barnette describes how, “In April 1961, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, was gaining national fame for his work for racial equality, he visited Southern and spoke in chapel.”
According to the video description, “Dr. Mohler answers questions from students dealing with the Abstract of Principles, his lack of age and experience, vision for the seminary, women in ministry, personhood of women, homosexuality, etc.”
I’m delighted to announce my prayerful intention to nominate Albert Mohler as our next SBC president when we gather together in Orlando in June 2020 for our annual meeting. Our times are filled with serious challenges from our culture, along with as incredible opportunities for gospel witness. I believe Albert Mohler is the statesman leader we need at this precise moment. He’s a proven leader in our convention, capable of uniting us behind our shared commitment to biblical truth and the urgency of the Great Commission. At this hour, it’s crucial that Southern Baptists come together. We need the conviction to stand boldly for Christ. We need the zeal to mobilize our resources to spread the gospel. We must do so together. I believe Albert Mohler is the man to lead us forward in that unity.
Thank you for your confidence, H.B. I would be honored to serve Southern Baptists in any way, and would do anything I can to lead and serve faithfully and well.
According to the Youtube description, Battle For The Minds is a “[d]ocumentary about Fundamentalist Takeover of the Southern Baptist Convention and their attempt to keep women out of the ministry.”