The Alabama Religious Life Digital Collections explore the history of religious life in Alabama. These collections consist of photographs, church conference minutes, organizational minutes, newspaper articles from The Alabama Baptist newspaper, and sermons from the William E. Hull Collection. With an emphasis on Baptist life in Alabama, the collections also include information on other denominations in Alabama.
Alabama Churches and Religious Life Photographs
This collection of images documents the church buildings and activities of many Christian denominations throughout Alabama with a focus on Baptist activities. The Special Collection Department at Samford University serves as the repository for the Alabama Baptist State Convention and strives to preserve the rich religious history of the state.
The following document collections are available on third-party websites, like the Internet Archive.
William E. Hull Sermons Collection
The bulk of this collection consists of sermons by Dr. William E. Hull. Also included in this collection are notes and presentations on various religious topics by Dr. Hull. Dr. Hull was a world-renowned theologian who served as provost, university professor and research professor at Samford University for more than two decades.