This Recommended Reading Reference is not a book. It is an article that appeared in Southern Partisan Magazine Reader in Volume 23, Number 3. Yet, it provides tremendous insight into the subject of which the title suggests, with a brevity that ought to be attractive to many readers.
Notes Concerning the Author.
A. J. Conyers (1946—2004) was a distinguished and prolific Southern Baptist theologian and professor at Baylor University. This hard-to-find item, comprised on 25 pages, was published in the defunct Southern Partisan magazine. A text appears on www.thesouthernpartisan.com and many copies have been circulated in Xerox. Conyers was author of The Listening Heart, The Eclipse of Heaven, Last Things, and The Long Truce among many other books and articles.
In this article, a vital contribution to understanding the South, he sets out a concise and classic account of what the Southern religious tradition is and what it is not.
Availability of the Article.
This hard-to-find item was published in the defunct Southern Partisan magazine. A text appears on www.thesouthernpartisan.com and many copies have been circulated in Xerox.
We suggest: http://www.thesouthernpartisan.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/03.1-ARCHIVEConyersOldTimeRel-25p.pdf