Links & Readings

“Why I am a Baptist” Walter Rauschenbusch, the American Baptist theologian known as a key figure in the Social Gospel movement of the early 20th Century, believed that Jesus Christ died, ”to substitute love for selfishness as the basis of human society.”  Read his explanation of his Baptist faith.

Speeches by Martin Luther King, Jr. This site catalogues text, audio and video of prominent as well as lesser-known speeches by this American Baptist leader of the American Civil Rights Movement.

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