The Sacred Trust: Sketches of the Southern Baptist Convention Presidents

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Nashville 2003 Hardcover First New in New jacket SIGNED BY AUTHOR, ERGUN CANER with lengthy inscription to recepient. Book received at Christian Booksellers Convention book ... signing. Unique volume of 52 chapters presenting a biographical sketch with pictures of presidents of SBC. Foreword by Dr. R. Albert Mohler Jr., President of Southern Baptist Seminary, Louisville, KY. Extensive research. Valuable resource compilation in relation to Southern Baptist history. Limited availability, especially with author signature. Read more Show Less

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Where there is no vision, the people perish . . .” Proverbs 29:18.
Since 1845, the Southern Baptist Convention has selected from among themselves a President. This new volume will give a five-page biography of each of the 52 president.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780805426687
  • Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 6/1/2003
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.99 (d)

Meet the Author

Emir Caner is Assistant Professor of Church History and Anabaptist Studies at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina. He currently resides in Youngsville, North Carolina.

Ergun Caner is Assistant Professor of Theology and Church History at The Criswell College in Dallas, Texas. He and his family currently resides in Cedar Hill, Texas.

They are the best selling authors of Unveiling Islam: An Insider’s Look at Muslim Life and Belief.

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Table of Contents

Foreword ix
Preface: The Gravity of the Gavel xiii
Acknowledgments xvii
1. William Bullein Johnson 1
2. Robert Boyte Crawford Howell 5
3. Richard Fuller 9
4. Patrick Hues Mell 13
5. James Petigru Boyce 18
6. Jonathan Haralson 22
7. William Jonathan Northen 26
8. James Phillip Eagle 30
9. Edwin William Stephens 33
10. Joshua Levering 37
11. Edwin Charles Dargan 40
12. John Lansing Burrows 44
13. James Bruton Gambrell 48
14. Edgar Young Mullins 53
15. George White McDaniel 57
16. George Washington Truett 61
17. William Joseph McGlothlin 66
18. Fred Fernando Brown 70
19. Monroe Elmon Dodd 75
20. John Richard Sampey 79
21. Lee Rutland Scarborough 83
22. William Wistar Hamilton 87
23. Pat Morris Neff 91
24. Louie Devotie Newton 95
25. Robert Greene Lee 99
26. James David Grey 103
27. James Wilson Storer 107
28. Casper Carl Warren 110
29. Brooks Hays 114
30. William Ramsey Pollard 118
31. Herschel Harold Hobbs 121
32. Kenneth Owen White 125
33. William Wayne Dehoney 129
34. Henry Franklin Paschall 133
35. Wallie Amos Criswell 137
36. Carl E. Bates 141
37. Owen Cooper 145
38. Jaroy Weber 149
39. James Lenox Sullivan 153
40. Jimmy Raymond Allen 157
41. Adrian Pierce Rogers 161
42. Bailey Eugene Smith 165
43. James T. Draper Jr. 169
44. Charles F. Stanley 173
45. Charles Jerry Vines 177
46. Morris Hines Chapman 181
47. Homer Edwin Young 186
48. James Bascom Henry 190
49. Thomas David Elliff 194
50. Leighton Paige Patterson 198
51. James Gregory Merritt 203
52. Jack Norman Graham 207
Endnotes 212
Index 233
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