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Back in 1995, John Avant (left) returned to Southwestern Seminary, his alma mater, to speak on the revival movement that was spreading from Brownwood, Texas. Photo submitted

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A fresh sweep of revival at Southwestern envisioned

FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- The president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary had just been dismissed. The seminary found itself embroiled in a bitter dispute. Harsh words were spoken. Relationships were broken. The year was 1995. The parallels to 2018 are striking. The larger controversy now is not the issue of biblical inerrancy, but the #MeToo movement. However, the recent dismissal of a president, the rancorous disputes and the painful divisions sound a familiar tone ... Read More