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BWA World Congress Resolution 1939.1

(i) This Congress has received with high appreciation the report of Commission No. 1, on the subject “What Baptists Can Do to Avert War and Promote Peace,” and commends its contents to Baptists throughout the World for study and action. The Congress would call attention to the important proposals in Section II as especially deserving close and sympathetic study; and trusts that the “appeal to the Baptists of the World,” which forms Section III, may evoke a far-reaching response.

(ii) This Congress has received with high appreciation the informative report of Commission No. 2 regarding “The Baptist Contribution to Christian Unity,” and would commend it to the consideration of the constituent unions and conventions, and Baptists generally.

(iii) This Congress has received with high appreciation the informative report of Commission No. 3 on “Findings of the Oxford and Edinburgh Conferences,” and would commend it to the consideration of the constituent unions and conventions, and Baptists generally.

Citations

Original Source Bibliography: J. H. Rushbrooke, J. H., editor. Sixth Baptist World Congress Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A., July 22-28, 1939. Atlanta: The Baptist World Alliance, 1939.

Original Source Footnote/Endnote: J. H. Rushbrooke, ed., Sixth Baptist World Congress Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A., July 22-28, 1939 (Atlanta: The Baptist World Alliance, 1939), p. 14.

Online Document Full Citation: BWA World Congress Resolution 1939.1 Resolutions on Commission Reports; https://www.baptistworld.org/resolutions.

In-text Online Document Citation: (BWA World Congress Resolution 1939.1).

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