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James Petigru Boyce

James Petigru Boyce


James Petigru Boyce was a prominent American Baptist pastor, theologian, and educator, born on January 11, 1827. He played a pivotal role in shaping Southern Baptist theology and education during the 19th century.

Boyce was a co-founder and the first president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, a key institution that emphasized theological training and education in the Southern Baptist tradition.

His contributions to theology and his dedication to training future ministers continue to influence Baptist education and thought.

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ControlSinIt [sin] cannot occur at any time nor in any form without his permission. While he does not actively originate it, he holds such absolute control over it that no single event in connection with it can take place without his permission

The sinful actions of men may be sinful, either from the motives which prompt them, the ends in view, or the means by which they are accomplished. God may concur in such acts, from motives, with ends, and in the use of means which are altogether most holy