More Than Just a Name: Preserving Our Baptist Identity

More Than Just a Name: Preserving Our Baptist Identity




This book critically analyzes writings on Baptist distinctives. It argues that these writings constitute a specific theological genre: a confessional theology. Stan Norman shows that there is a continuous body of theological components common to all Baptists.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780805420203
Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
Publication date: 06/01/2001
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.42(d)

About the Author

Stan Norman occupies the MacFarland Chair of Theology at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He resides in New Orleans.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Distinctively Baptist?1
1Defining Baptist Distinctive Genre13
2Formation of Doctrine30
3A New Distinctive Tradition49
4A Distinctive Authority64
5A Distinctive Church83
6A Distinctive Ordinance101
7A Distinctive Polity118
8A Distinctive Competency135
9A Distinctive Freedom148
Conclusion: Distinctively Baptist159
Selected Bibliography181
Name Index193
Subject Index195

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