Baptist Women around the World: the Baptist History and Heritage Society voted to dedicate the 2005 annual meeting to the topic "Women in Baptist History" and to issue an open call for papers.Nearly forty paper proposals were submitted, and twenty-eight were accepted and subsequently presented at our meeting held at Samford University Not to be confused with Stanford University.
Samford University is a private, coeducational, Baptist-affiliated university located in Homewood, Alabama, a suburb of Birmingham. As of 2006, Samford ranks number four in the South among master's degree institutions in this year's U. . Many of those papers relating to relating to relate prep → concernant
relating to relate prep → bezüglich +gen, mit Bezug auf +acc Baptist women in America were published in the Summer/Fall 2005 issue of Baptist History and Heritage.
This Winter 2006 issue also includes articles presented at the 2005 meeting, most of which relate to the theme "Baptist Women around the World." In the first article, Carla Romarate-Knipel, a faculty member holding assistant professor appointments in both the College of Theology and the Religion and Ethics Department of Central Philippine University History
Central Philippine University was founded in 1905 as the Jaro Industrial School by missionaries of the American Baptist Foreign Mission Society. It was originally an elementary vocational School for boys who along with studying also were required to work (in a , introduces readers to the life and work of Angelina Buensuceso, who was the first woman minister to be ordained or·dain
tr.v. or·dained, or·dain·ing, or·dains
a. To invest with ministerial or priestly authority; confer holy orders on.
b. To authorize as a rabbi.
2. by the Convention of Philippine Baptist Churches The Convention of Philippine Baptist Churches, Inc. (Kasapulanan sang Bautista nga Pilipinhon) is the oldest Baptist organizational body in the Philippines.
Colporters translated and distributed Bibles in the Philippines beginning in the 1890s. . Next are two articles dealing with the work of English Baptist women, written by Kirsten Timmer and Karen Smith Karen Smith (born January 30, 1979 in Toowoomba, Queensland) is a former field hockey midfield player from Australia, who earned a total number of 257 international caps for the Women's National Team, in which she scored 45 goals. . Timmer's article explores the conforming and dissenting roles of English Baptist women during the Restoration period, while Smith examines the formation of the Baptist Zenana ze·na·na also za·na·na
The part of a house in Asian countries such as India and Pakistan reserved for the women of the household.
[Hindi zen Mission in India by British Baptist women and these women's subsequent discovery of their own cultural captivity. James Elisha's article focuses on the mission work done by Canadian Baptist women among the women in Andhra, India, from 1874 to 1924. Scott Bryant's paper describes the speeches, messages, and sermons delivered by women to Baptist World Congress audiences, the activities of the Baptist World Alliance's women's committee, and the involvement of women in BWA (Broadband Wireless Access) High-speed wireless access. Typically refers to wireless last mile access to the Internet. See WiMAX and broadband. leadership.
Also included are five articles dealing with the work of Baptist women in the United States. Jana Mayfield Mullen introduces Rebecca Anna Phillips, a Primitive Baptist woman who, despite the restrictions on women's public voice, wrote and published a spiritual autobiography and composed articles on biblical interpretation that appeared regularly in Primitive Baptist journals between 1880 and 1911. Laine Scales offers insight into one Baptist woman, Jewell Legett, who was a student at the Woman's Missionary Union's Training School in the early twentieth century. Dan Kent and his daughter, Barrett Kent Border, examine the life and work of Amelia Bishop, a current day "quiet revolutionary." Peter Smith explores the influence of Asenath Brewster who did pioneering work in urban missions during the early twentieth century. The final article was produced by William J. Reynolds, retired professor of church music at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, is a private, non-profit institution of higher education, associated with the Southern Baptist Convention, whose stated mission is "to provide theological education for individuals engaging in Christian . Reynolds has written numerous articles for Baptist History and Heritage, and in 2003, he received the society's Distinguished Service Award. He now has compiled for our readers a list of the women whose hymns and tunes are found in the 1991 Baptist Hymnal.
In 1987, Leon McBeth remarked that most Baptist historians "simply ignored women. They did not say anything bad about them; they did not say anything at all about them." (1) His comment surely is no longer true, for Baptist historians now are preserving women's experiences, recording their thoughts and reflections, and examining their contributions.
(1.) H. Leon McBeth, "Perspectives on Women in Baptist Life," Baptist History and Heritage 22, no. 3 (July 1987): 10.