Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond

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Coordinates: 37°34′43.5″N 77°27′6.2″W / 37.578750°N 77.451722°W / 37.578750; -77.451722

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Baptist theology
London Confession, 1689
New Hampshire Confession, 1833
Baptist Faith & Message

Doctrinal distinctives
Biblical Authority
Autonomy of the local church
Priesthood of believers
Two ordinances
Individual soul liberty
Separation of church and state
Two offices

Jimmy Carter
Russell H. Dilday
Duke Kimbrough McCall

Related organizations

Baptist Seminary of Kentucky
Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond
Baptist University of the Americas
B.H. Carroll Theological Institute
Baptist Studies Program - Brite Divinity School at Texas Christian University
Campbell University Divinity School
Baptist Studies Program - Candler School of Theology at Emory University
Central Baptist Theological Seminary
Baptist House of Studies - Duke Divinity School at Duke University
International Baptist Theological Seminary of the European Baptist Federation
M. Christopher White School of Divinity at Gardner-Webb University
Logsdon School of Theology at Hardin-Simmons University
McAfee School of Theology at Mercer University
Baylor University
George W. Truett Theological Seminary at Baylor University
Wake Forest University Divinity School

Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond (BTSR) is a free-standing seminary in Richmond, in the U.S. state of Virginia. It was founded in March 1989 by Virginia Baptists related to the Southern Baptist Alliance (now the Alliance of Baptists) and Baptist General Association of Virginia. In the late 1980s, as the situation began to change in Southern Baptist Convention during the conservative resurgence/fundamentalist takeover, others in the region joined them in seeing the need for alternative options for theological education among Baptists. BTSR is also affiliated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. Accredited by the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada, BTSR offers the Master of Divinity, Master of Theological Studies, and Doctor of Ministry degrees.

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