#15041 Overall Influence

Paige Patterson

American theologian


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

L. Paige Patterson served as the fifth president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, N.C., from 1992 to 2003, as president of the Southern Baptist Convention from 1998 to 2000, and as the eighth president of the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, from 2003 until his firing in 2018. He played a major role in the Southern Baptist "conservative resurgence", called "Fundamentalist Takeover" by opponents. He has been alternately described as a fundamentalist and a conservative evangelical.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

Southern Baptist seminary in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Hardin–Simmons University

Private university in Abilene, Texas, United States

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How’s this person influential?
#213 World Rank
Religious Studies