Danny Akin, President of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, has recommended the following books on Baptist History. What would you add to his list?
Baker, R.A. A Baptist Source Book. Nashville: Broadman, 1966.
Brackney, William H., ed. Baptist Life and Thought 1600-1980: A Source Book. Valley Forge: Judson, 1983.
Bush, L. Russ, and Tom Nettles, eds. Baptists and the Bible. Nashville: Broadman & Holman, 1999.
Caner, Emir and Ergun Caner. The Sacred Trust: Sketches of the Southern Baptist Convention Presidents. Nashville: Broadman & Holman, 2003.
_______. The Sacred Desk: Presidential Sermons to the Southern Baptist Convention, 1845-2003. Nashville: Broadman & Holman, 2004.
Cathcart, William. The Baptist Encyclopedia. Reprint. Paris, AK: The Baptist Standard, 1988.
Dockery, David. Southern Baptists and American Evangelicals: The Conversation Continues. Nashville: Broadman, 1993.
Fletcher, Jesse C. The Southern Baptist Convention: A Sesquicentennial History. Nashville: Broadman, 1994.
George, Timothy and David Dockery, eds. Theologians of the Baptist Tradition. rev. ed. Nashville: Broadman, 2001.
Hankins, Barry. Uneasy In Babylon. Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2002.
Harper, Keith. Send the Light: Lottie Moon’s Letters and Other Writings. Macon: Mercer, 2002.
_______. Rescue the Perishing: Selected Correspondence of Annie W. Armstrong. Macon: Mercer, 2004.
Leonard, Bill. Dictionary of Baptists in America. Downers Grove: IVP, 1994.
Lumpkin, W.L. Baptist Confessions of Faith. Philadelphia: Judson, 1959.
McBeth Leon. A Sourcebook for Baptist Heritage. Nashville: Broadman, 1990.
_______ . The Baptist Heritage: Four Centuries of Baptist Witness. Nashville: Broadman, 1987.
Nettles, Tom. By His Grace and for His Glory. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1986.
________ . Teaching Truth and Training Hearts. Amityville, NY: Calvary Press, 1998.
Sutton, Jerry. The Baptist Reformation. Nashville: Broadman, 2000.