Vibrant Future, Timeless Heritage


Featured Speakers Clockwise: Dr. Bobby Lovett (Retired, Tennessee State University), Dr. Robert M. Franklin (Emory University), Rev. Dr. Kelly Miller Smith (First Baptist Church Capitol Hill, Nashville), Dr. Forrest E. Harris (President, American Baptist College), Dr. Edward R. Crowther (Adams State University)

2015 BH&HS Conference Theme: “Seeking Justice: Baptists, Nashville and Civil Rights”

Registration is open for the 2015 BH&HS Annual Conference in Nashville

“…you put together a great [2014] conference. I’ve been to many [conferences] and this was my favorite.” (a Church History professor in Kentucky)

“The Baptist History and Heritage Society is doing excellent work.” (a layperson and donor in Texas)

Bruce Gourley and Taffey Hall

BH&HS Executive Director Bruce Gourley (L) and Taffey Hall of the Southern Baptist Historical and Library Archives

The non-profit Baptist History and Heritage Society is the leading scholarly organization for Baptist historians in America. We integrate scholarship into top notch congregational resources in the form of publications, printed and digital resources, conferences, seminars, dialogue and special events. The Society represents Baptists around the world and is funded by membership dues, the generosity of donors, and grants.



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