SEBTS Founder's Day Address - James E. Tull March 10, 1981

  • James E. Tull was Professor Emeritus of Theology. The service begins with organ music (0:00:00-0:07:28). President Randall Lolley gives a Scripture reading from the Psalms, and the president of the Board of Trustees gives a word of prayer (0:07:29-0:09:39). Lolley welcomes the Board of Trustees, and he recognizes three new trustees (0:09:40-0:11:20). Lolley gives a brief history of the founding of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, he reads the founding statement, and recognizes one of the founding trustees (0:11:21-0:14:31). James E. Tull is introduced as the Founder’s Day speaker (0:14:32-0:15:43). The choir sings a song of worship (0:15:44-0:21:55). Tull begins his sermon by giving it a title: Southeastern Seminary Whence, What, and Whither (0:15:44-0:24:13). He first gives a brief history of the founding of the seminary and the vision of its founders (0:24:14-0:33:16). Tull moves to interpreting what Southeastern is and what it will be, and he argues that it is an academic school, a theological school, a denominational school (0:33:17-0:52:59). He gives a brief word on the inherency controversy (0:53:00-1:01:17). Tull concludes with a word from John Broadus, one the founder of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (1:01:18-1:04:08). Lolley ends the service with a word of prayer, and organ music is played (1:04:09-1:07:40).
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  • April 28, 2023
  • SEBTS_Founders_Day_Address_James_E_Tull_1981-03-10
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  • March 10, 1981
  • Wake Forest (N.C.)
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    SEBTS Chapel and Special Event Recordings, SEBTS Chapel and Special Event Recordings - 1980s, Archives and Special Collections, Library at Southeastern, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, NC.