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By Alan Scot Willis

Southern Baptists had lengthy thought of themselves a missionary humans, but if, after international warfare II, they launched into a dramatic enlargement of missionary efforts, they faced headlong the matter of racism. Believing that racism hindered their evangelical efforts, the Convention's full-time missionaries and challenge board leaders attacked racism as unchristian, hence discovering themselves at odds with the pervasive racist and segregationist ideologies that ruled the South. This innovative view of race under pressure the biblical solidarity of humanity, encompassing all races and transcending particular ethnic divisions. In All in response to God's Plan, Alan Scot Willis explores those ideals and the chasm they created in the conference. He exhibits how, within the post-World conflict II period, the main revered individuals of the Southern Baptists conference publicly challenged the main dearly held ideologies of the white South.

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