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Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary head apologizes for admitting Muslim student

The head of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has offered an apology to Southern Baptists after personally accepting a Muslim student into his school’s Ph.D. program. According to Christian News, school president Paige Patterson (pictured above) came under fire from Baptists who accused him of violating the standards of the Fort…

Southern Baptists order their military chaplains not to perform same sex marriages

The North American Mission Board, the domestic arm of the Southern Baptist Convention’s mission outreach programs, has issued guidelines ordering the religion’s military chaplains not to perform, attend or participate in same sex weddings in any way. According to the Baptist Press, the guidelines were issued Friday and go into…

Southern Baptists tell Supreme Court: Neutral legislative prayers means the Unitarians win

The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention has weighed in on the issue of opening government meetings with sectarian prayers. In a friend-of-the-court brief filed Friday, the ERLC told the Supreme Court that prohibiting Christian pastors from delivering a prayer to start official town meetings would…

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