Tag Archives: Anti-War Protests

A College’s Denomination: The BGC and the Vietnam War, 1968-1969 (Part 4)

This is part four of a five part series. If you haven’t yet done so, you may find it helpful to read parts one, two, and three of this series for context. Today, we’ll look at the years 1968-69 in the Baptist General Conference. Those two years saw sustained, often violent protest in America’s campuses and cities – and […]

A College’s Denomination: An Exercise in Contrasts (Part 2)

Several weeks ago, I teased a series I planned to write on the Baptist General Conference during the Vietnam years. On Wednesday, I introduced that series. Today’s post was intended as the first of the three parts, but after a few hours of work on that post, I realised that there were too many background problems to […]

A young U.S. Marine waits on the beaches of Da Nang, Vietnam.

Introductions: Vietnam and the War on Terror

When Chris and I started divvying up research tasks, my inclination was to focus on Vietnam and the War on Terror. This much is surprising – despite my being reasonably cognizant for 9/11 and the subsequent military actions those events sparked, I know less about the War on Terror than any of the conflicts we’re […]