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At the fall convocation of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary on August 28, Albert Mohler, Mullins's successor as president several times removed, asserted that confessions of faith are more important than ever for evangelical churches and seminaries. Christianity, he insisted, "is not a mood" and "not an emotion." Rather, it "is established by the truth of God's Word, by the saving reality of God's deeds in Jesus Christ, around certain definite doctrines without which it is not possible to exercise the kind of faith that saves." Mohler also averred that Baptists have been a confessional people throughout their history. Although acknowledging that scripture is the sole authority for Baptists, he contended that confessions serve as "concise expressions of its most important doctrines." (1) What would Mullins say about the statement on "The Baptist Conception of Religious Liberty" issued by the Baptist World Congress at Stockholm in 1923, which has Mullins's thought-prints all over it. It declared, among other things, that

GENRE
History
RELEASED
2008
January 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
19
Pages
PUBLISHER
Baptist History and Heritage Society
SELLER
The Gale Group, Inc., a Delaware corporation and an affiliate of Cengage Learning, Inc.
SIZE
220.1
KB

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