In this episode, Raymond explores the Southern Baptist Convention and the political, cultural, and demographic influence of the largest Protestant denomination in the United States. Of interest in the 2015 Annual Church Profile, is the largest decline in membership ever recorded in the history of the Church. Next he discusses the Conservative Resurgence and the rise to power of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary President, R. Albert Mohler, Jr. Finally, he ponders the Religious Right's implications for the Republican presidential candidates.
On the next episode, Raymond will delve into the Southern Baptist Convention's theology.
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