Stewart G. Cole, T. T. Shields, and the History of Fundamentalism

By Taylor Murray

Historians have debated definitions of the term “fundamentalism” practically since it was popularized in the early 1920s. Continue reading

Who is “the Unknown Baptist Minister”?

By Taylor Murray

Recently, Gordon L. Heath, Dallas Friesen, and I wrote Baptists in Canada: Their History and Polity,1 which we dedicated to “the Unknown Baptist Minister.” The inspiration for this dedication came from a bronze sculpture that adorns the wall of McMaster Divinity College on the stairway leading to the chapel.

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Reflections on the Life of an Atlantic Baptist on the 100th Anniversary of his Birth

By Taylor Murray

Stuart Eldon Murray (1919–1985) was born one-hundred-years ago today, on 6 November 1919. Continue reading

Profile of a Fledgling Baptist Minister, part 3

By Joyce H. Munro

During the first years of his ministry, some of Eben Rice’s diary accounts are nonchalant—household chores, sermon preparation, visiting with church members in far-flung homes and long meetings. Continue reading