Centre for Baptist History and Heritage

Oxford Centre for Baptist History and Heritage

Oxford Centre for Baptist History and Heritage

The Centre works in partnership with the Angus Library and Archive at Regent’s Park College and with the Baptist Historical Society.

The Aims of the Centre are:
 

  • To develop research and scholarship in Baptist history and theology;
  • To relate Baptist history and theology to Baptist life and principles today;
  • To cultivate awareness of resources for Baptist studies that exist in the Angus Library and elsewhere;
  • To share stories of Baptist life with the wider world.


 

 The Centre pursues its aims by:
 

  • Providing College membership for students studying for research degrees in related areas;
  • Offering research facilities to visiting scholars;
  • Organizing lecture series, seminars and consultations of international significance and publishing these in an appropriate form;
  • Drawing on the facilities of the Angus Library at the highest academic level;
  • Appointing leading specialists as advisors to develop an international network of distinguished Baptist historians and theologians;
  • Appointing Fellows and Research students of the Centre;
  • Encouraging local churches to record and preserve their histories;
  • Developing publications in cooperation with others to forward all these aims.