Religion: Unbaptized Baptist

Four years ago Dr. Henry Noble Sherwood became president of small Georgetown College, a Baptist institution in Georgetown. Ky.* Kentucky Baptists soon discovered that Dr. Sherwood, although he claimed to be a Baptist and had been accepted as one by three Midwest Baptist churches, had been baptized (by immersion) in the Disciples of Christ Church.f Thereupon he was pelted with demands of "Be rebaptized or resign." President Sherwood considered himself thoroughly baptized, flatly refused to be reimmersed. At that the Kentucky State Baptist Association, which partly supports Georgetown, voted to impound its...

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