General Histories

There have been many, many, many histories written about specific events or moments in the life of the Southern Baptist Convention.  Included in this page are some of those book, ranging in topics from missions, conservative resurgence, women in baptist life, and general overviews of Southern Baptist history.


The Shantung Revival is called “the greatest revival in Baptist history.”  Read the story of this remarkable work of God through Southern Baptist Missionaries in China.  Read an online account of the story. 

SB Encyclopedia

The Encyclopedia of Southern Baptists is a multi volume set published by the Sunday School Board in 1958.  It contains refrernces to individuals, churches, and associations.