"Battle Royal shows, in sum, that the pyrotechnics set off by Harry Emerson Fosdick in the 1920s were prepared decades before. They took shape in the place where ministry—sound or unsound—is often incubated: the seminary. Though this sturdy text is academic in tone and format, I was gripped in my own analysis of the text by how urgently missiological Straub’s academic scholarship is.
Word comes to us that the Fundamental Baptist Fellowship International is no more. At their recent board meeting, we understand that the Fundamental Baptist Fellowship leadership voted to change their name to Foundations Baptist Fellowship, retaining the FBF shorthand version but changing its name because the term “fundamental” is no longer useful.