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Intro to Little Bibliography = Intro & TOP Shelf

1. TOP Shelf Freemasonry References & Couple of Others


2. List of Bibliography Compilations


3. Main Freemasonry Bibliography


3.a. Books on Freemasonry — 463 Authors of 931 Books


3.b. Ph.D. Dissertations on Freemasonry — 58 Authors


3.c. Pro Articles on Freemasonry — 137 Articles, w 50 Bk Rws


3.d. Foreign Books on Freemasonry — 226 Authors of 265 Books


3.e. News Articles 1985-2005 in Chrono Order — 226 Articles


4. Historical-General References — 374 Authors in 720 Books

5. Baptist References


6. Character Counts Bibliography — 251 Authors in 295 Books


7. Great Hoax—Léo Taxil’s Luciferian Doctrine

a. General Info, Web Sties, and One Excellent Refutation

b. Publications Still Duped by Taxil’s Hoax

c. Publications Exposing Taxil’s Hoax


8. Anti-Mason Bibliography — 100 Authors


5. Baptist References — 48 Authors in 87 Books

See these for primary SBC anti-Mason documents: — by a committee, official report to 1993 SBC. — by Bill Gordon, c.after June 1993. — by Bill Gordon, c.after June 1993.

See for original copies of the above and more.


Ammerman, Nancy Tatom. Baptist Battles: Social Change and Religious Conflict in the Southern Baptist Convention. Rutgers Univ. Press, 1990.

Annual of the Southern Baptist Convention, 1993. Nashville: Executive Committee, SBC, 1993: 224-227.

Baptist Hymnal. (27th printing) Nashville: Convention Press, 1991.

Baptist References — see for list of Baptist web sites.

Carroll, B. H.—Freemason: see B. H. Carroll Theological Institute, & — The Acts. Edited by J.B. Cranfill; NY: Revell, 1916; Broadman, 1947; 471p. — Baptism: Its Law, Its Administrator, Its Subjects, Its Form, Its Design. Intro. John A. Broadus; Waco: Baptist Standard Steam Press, 1893; 21p. — Baptists and Their Doctrines. Foreword by Ken Hemphill; Timothy and Denise George editors; Nashville: Broadman & Holman, 1995, 1st 1913; 277p.; Library of Baptist classics, compiled by J.B. Cranfill. — The Bible Doctrine of Repentance: Lectures Delivered before the Bible School of Baylor University. Intro. T.T. Eaton; Louisville: Baptist Book Concern, 1897; 132p. — Christ and His Church: Containing Great Sermons Concerning the Church of Christ. Dallas: Helms Printing, 1940; 256p. — Christ’s Marching Orders: Comprising a Compilation of Vital Messages on the Great Commission and Christian Stewardship. Dallas: Helms Printing Company, 1941; 216p. — Colossians, Ephesians and Hebrews. Fleming H. Revell, 1917; Broadman, 1947; 334p. — Daniel and the Inter-Biblical Period. Broadman Press, 1947; 217p. — The Day of the Lord. Broadman press, 1936; 221p. — Defending the Faith and Practice of Baptists. Sermons compiled and edited by J. M. Crowder, published c.1900; 428p. — Distinctive Baptist Principles. Dallas, 1903; 16p.; A sermon before the Pastors’ Conference at Dallas, November 4, 1903, published by unanimous request of the conference. — The Divided Kingdom, Restoration Period, and Post-Exilian Prophets (compiled and arranged by J.W. Crowder, 1914?; 398p. — Evangelistic Sermons. Fleming H. Revell, 1913; 223p. — The Four Gospels. Broadman, 1942 & 1947; 2 volumes. — The Hebrew Monarchy. Nashville: Baptist Sunday School Board, 1916; 314p.; Fleming H. Revell, 1916; Broadman, 1942; 314p. — The Holy Spirit: Comprising a Discussion of the Paraclete, the Other Self of Jesus, and Other Phases of the Work of the Spirit of God. Zondervan, 1939; 174p. — Inspiration of the Bible (original intro George W. Truett and L.R. Scarborough; 1980 ed. intro to 1980 ed. by Paige Patterson; Nashville: T. Nelson, 1980; 137p.). — An Interpretation of the English Bible. New and complete ed.; Baker Book House, 1976, 1st 1948; 17 volumes, including all of the books of the Bible from previously published separate volumes; 300-400p. — Jesus the Christ: a Compilation of Sermons Concerning our Lord and Savior, and Touching upon the Mountain-Peaks of His Ministry, His Earthly Life and His Messiahship. Nashville: Baird-Ward, 1937; 217p. — The Nature and Person of Our Lord: a Sermon Preached by Special Appointment before the Southern Baptist Convention at Hot Springs, Ark., May 15, 1908. Ordered published in tract form; Nashville: Sunday School Board, SBC, 1908; 31p. — The New Testament Church. 3rd ed.; New Orleans: Bible Institute Memorial Press, 1934; 93p. — Our Seminary or, the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas. Ft. Worth, TX: s.n., 1957; 473p. — Patriotism and Prohibition: Addresses and Articles. Fort Worth, TX: Crowder, 1952; 207p. — The Providence of God: Comprising Heart-searching Sermons on Vital Themes Concerning God and His Overruling Providence among Men. Dallas: Helms Printing, 1940, 1st 1933; 217p. — Revival Messages: a Compilation of Pungent and Winsome Appeals to Wanderers from God. Zondervan, 1939; 203p. — The River of Life: and Other Sermons. Nashville: Sunday School Board of the SBC, 1928; 206p. — Seven Churches of Asia. Little Rock, AK: Challenge Press, 1972; 40p. — The Supper and Suffering of our Lord. Fort Worth, TX: Seminary Hill Press, 1947; 192p. — The Ten Commandments. Broadman Press, 1938; 133p. — The Way of the Cross: Comprising a Luminous Discussion of both the Law and the Gospel. Dallas: Helms, 1941; 227p.

Cohen, Norman J., ed. The Fundamentalist Phenomenon: A View from Within; A Response from Without. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Pub., 1990.

Conner,W. T.—Freemason. The Christ We Need. Zondervan, 1938; 124p. — The Cross in the New Testament. Broadman, 1954; 181p. — The Epistles of John. 2nd ed.;: Broadman, 1957; 151p. — The Gospel of Redemption. Broadman, 1943; 369p. — The Teachings of Mrs. Eddy. 2d ed.; Broadman, 1947; 61p. — What Is a Saint? Broadman, 1948; 35p. — Work of the Holy Spirit: a Treatment of the Biblical Doctrine of the Divine Spirit. Jordan Press, 1966; 241p.

Cothen, Grady C. What Happened to the Southern Baptist Convention? A Memoir of the Controversy. Macon, GA: Symth & Helwys, 1993.

Cothen, Grady, and James Dunn. Soul Freedom: Baptist Battle Cry. Smyth & Helwys, 2000.

Dilday, Russell. Columns: Glimpses of a Seminary Under Assault. Macon, GA: Smyth & Helwys Pub., 2004. 352p.

Estep, William R., ed. The Lord’s Free People in a Free Land. Fort Worth, TX: Faculty of the School of Theology, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1976. Estep in 1990 was the distinguished professor of church history.

Gordon, Bill. A Closer Look at Freemasonry. Alphretta, GA: InterFaith Witness Dept., SBC, 1993-94?. 12 p. Undated & refused to give date; but from Gary Leazer and James L. Holly, 1993 SBC asked for more info, and these two can be presumed to be the more info answer and therefore published sometime between June 1993 and June 1994. More propaganda than research by any definition. — Comparison Chart on Freemasonry and Christianity. Alphretta, GA: InterFaith Witness Dept., SBC, 1993-94?. 2 p.Undated and refused to give date. See reference above. for copies of the originals

Hobbs, Herschell H.—Freemason. Christ in You: an Exposition of the Epistle to the Colossians. Baker Book House, 1961; 128p. — The Cosmic Drama: an Exposition of the Book of Revelation. Word, 1971; 212p. — Cowards or Conquerors. Judson Press, 1951; 240p. — The Epistles of John. T. Nelson, 1983; 173p. — The Epistles to the Corinthians. Baker, 1960; 127p. — Eternal Anchors in Life’s Storm. Radio and Television Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, 1963; 52p. — An Exposition of the Four Gospels. Broadman, 1977, 4 volumes, from Baker 1965-1970; 300-400p each. — Fundamentals of Our Faith. Broadman, 1960; 161p. — Getting Acquainted with the Bible. Convention, 1991 (became a Church Study Course for SBC); 174p. — The Gospel of Giving. Broadman, 1954; 146p. — The Holy Spirit: Believer’s Guide. Broadman, 1967; 160p. — How to Follow Jesus: the Challenge of Hebrews for Christian Life and Witness Today. Broadman, 1971; 144p. — The Illustrated Life of Jesus. Holman, 2000; 309p.; 1st 1966. — Messages on the Resurrection. Baker Book House, 1959; 87p. — Moses’ Mighty Men. Broadman, 1958; 108p. — New Men in Christ: Studies in Ephesians. Word, 1974; 130p. — New Testament Evangelism: the Eternal Pprpose. Convention, 1960 (became a Church Study Course for the SBC); 130p. — The Origin of All Things: Studies in Genesis. Word Books, 1975; 159p. — Romans: a Verse by Verse Study. Word Books, 1977; 168p. — Studies in Hebrews. Sunday School Board, 1954; 139p. — The Ten Commandments: Sermons on “the Baptist Hour” (Radio and Television Commission of the SBC); 1961; 44p. — When the Rain Falls: Comfort for Troubled Hearts. Baker Book House, 1967; 89p. — Who is This? Broadman, 1952; 190p.

Holly, James L. The Southern Baptist Convention and Freemasonry. 3 vols. Beaumont, TX: Mission and Ministry to Men, 1992; 57p. (1993, 2 vols.; 1994 edition, vol. 3, has a critique of “A study of Freemasonry” and “A report on Freemasonry” including a response to Dr. William Gordon’s critique of “The SBC and Freemasonry, Volume I” and a cumulative index to all three volumes.). Uses Léo Taxil’s hoax on Freemasonry and Lucifer as credible. — A Matter of Life and Death. Foreword by John F. MacArthur, Jr. Nashville, TN: Broadman & Holman Publishers, 1995. 208p. On abortion. — Covetousness, Contentment, Complacency. Beaumont, TX: Mission and Ministry to Men, 1992. 241p. On avarice.

Humphreys, Fishers. The Way We Were: How Southern Baptist Theology Has Changed and What It Means to Us All. Revised ed. Foreword by Walter B. Shurden. Macon, GA: Smyth & Helwys, 2002 (1st NY: McCracken Press, 1994). — and Philiop Wise. Fundamentalism. Macon, GA: Smyth & Helwys Pub., 2004. — and Paul E. Robertson. God So Loved the World: Traditional Baptists and Calvinism. New Orleans, LA: Insight Press, 2000. 102p.

James, Rob, and Gary Leazer. The Fundamentalist Takeover of the Southern Baptist Convention: A Brief History. Timisoara, Romania: Impact Media, 1999.

Leazer, Gary. Fundamentalism and Freemasonry: The Southern Baptist Investigation of the Fraternal Order. NY: M. Evans and Co., 1995. Leazer wrote the SBC study and was criticized for seeking out Freemasonry experts on Freemasonry; his side of the story is a crucial part of the picture and left out of the anti-Mason literature. He includes a snapping bibliography with perhaps the best the collection of articles and news reports—very informative. — and Rob James. The Fundamentalist Takeover of the Southern Baptist Convention: A Brief History. Timisoara, Romania: Impact Media, 1999.

Merritt, John W. The Betrayal of Southern Baptist Missionaries by the Southern Baptist Leaders 1979-2004. Macon, GA: Smyth & Helwys Pub., 2004. 252p.

McBeth, H. Leon. The Baptist Heritage: Four Centuries of Baptist Witness. Nashville: Broadman Press, 1957.

Morgan, David. The New Crusades, the New Holy Land: Conflict in the Southern Baptist Convention, 1969-1991. Univ. Alabama Press, 1996.

Mullins, Edgar Young Mullins (1860-1928; former President of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary). The Axioms of Religion: a New Interpretation of the Baptist Faith. American Baptist Pub. Soc., 1908; see the version compiled by R. Albert Mohler, Timothy and Denise George; Broadman & Holman, 1997.

Norris, J. Frank, and World Baptist Fellowship. —

Baptist Bible Fellowship International. — 

World Baptist Fellowship,

Norris Baptist Bible Institute,

Baptist Bible Fellowship International,

Independent Baptist Fellowship,

Texas State Historical Society’s Handbook of Texas,, the “Texas Tornado”, the Texas State Historical Society’s Handbook of Texas on Norris. 

Baptist Bile College,

Patterson, Paige. “Anatomy of a Reformation: the Southern Baptist Convention, 1978-1994,” Paper presented at the 46th National Conference of the Evangelical Theological Society, Lisle, IL, Nov. 17, 1994 (Microfiche; Portland, OR: Theological Research Exchange Network, 1998; ETS-4661; 17p.). — Version or edited version to be republished in 2005 Southwestern Journal of Theology.

Pressler, Paul. A Hill on Which to Die: One Southern Baptist’s Journey. Broadman & Holman, 1999.

Reynolds, William J. Companion to Baptist Hymnal. Nashville: Broadman Press, 1976.

Rosenberg, Ellen M. The Southern Baptists: A Subculture in Transition. Univ. Tennessee, 1989.

Shurden, Walter B., ed. The Struggle for the Soul of the SBC: Moderate Responses to the Fundamentalist Movement. Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 1993. 318p. — Not a Silent People: Controversies that Have Shaped Southern Baptists. Macon, GA: Smyth & Helwys Pub., 1995; 128p. (1st Nashville: Broadman Press 1972). — The Baptist Identity: Four Fragile Freedoms. Macon, GA: Smyth & Helwys Pub., 1993. 119p. — ed. The Priesthood of All Believers. Macon, GA: Smyth & Helwys Pub., 1993; 166p. (1st Nashville, TN: Convention Press, 1987). — and Randy Shepley. Going for the Jugular: a Documentary History of the SBC Holy War. Macon, GA: Mercer, 1996. 281p. — ed. Religious Liberty. Macon, GA: Smyth & Helwys, 1997. 168p. — Associationalism Among Baptists in America, 1707-1814. NY: Arno Press, 1980. 269p. — The Sunday School Board: Ninety Years of Service. Nashville, TN: Broadman Press, 1981. 96p. — and Wayne Flynt. The Crafts of Preaching and Writing Baptist History. Brentwood, TN: Baptist History and Heritage Society, 2004. — ed. The Life of Baptists in the Life of the World: 80 years of the Baptist World Alliance. Nashville, TN: Broadman Press, 1985. 262p.

Shurden, Walter, and Randy Shepley. Going for the Jugular: a Documentary History of the SBC Holy War. Mercer, 1996.

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary,

Turner, Helen Lee. Fundamentalism in the Southern Baptist Convention: The Crystallization of the Millennialist Vision. Ph.D. Diss., Univ. VA, 1990.

Truett, George W. See, the Southern Baptist Historical Library and Archives, which mirrors, the Texas State Historical Society’s Handbook of Texas, on Truett. His books include, —  We Would See Jesus, 1915; — A Quest for Souls, 1917; — God’s Call to America. 1923. — collected into one volume as, Follow Thou Me. 1932. —

Truett Theological Seminary,

Truett Biographies: Gray, George W. “Out of the Mountains Came This Great Preacher of the Plains,” American Magazine (November 1925). — James, Powhatan W. George W. Truett: A Biography (authorized biography by son-in-law). Macmillan, 1939; Broadman, 1945; Memorial Edition, by Broadman Press, in 1953.




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