1 Henry C. Vedder, review of Bible Doctrine of Inspiration, Baptist Quarterly Review 11 (1889) 253.

2 Letter of Alexander Maclaren to Basil Manly, June 5, 1888.

3The Complete Writings of Roger Williams [(New York: Russell and Russell, 1963), 5:387.

4 Timothy George, “Faithful Shepherd, Beloved Minister: The Life and Legacy of Basil Manly, Sr.,” The Alabama Baptist Historian 27 (1991).

5 Letter of Basil Manly, Jr. to Charles Manly, October 8, 1869.

6Diary of Basil Manly, Sr. (1834-1846), 202.

7 This spirit is expressed in the following statement of Samuel Miller who taught both Manly and Boyce: “Resolved, that I will endeavor, by the grace of God, to set such an example for the candidates for the ministry committed to my care as shall convince them that, though I esteem theological knowledge and all its auxiliary branches of science very highly, I esteem genuine and deep piety as a still more vital and important qualification.” William L. McEwan, “Princeton in the Work of the Pastorate,” The Centennial Celebration of the Theological Seminary of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America (Princeton, NJ.: The Theological Seminary, 1912): 404-05.

8 Manly’s contribution to Southern Baptist hymnody, a see Paul A. Richardson, “Basil Manly, Jr.: Hymnist and Hymnologist,” Founders’ Day Address, February 4, 1992, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

9 Boyce’s inaugural address, “Three Changes in Theological Institutions,” delivered before the Board of Trustees of Furman University, July 31, 1856. See Timothy George, ed., James Petigru Boyce: Selected Writings (Nashville: Broadman Press, 1988), 52.

10 John A. Broadus, Memoir of J. P. Boyce (New York: A. C. Armstrong and Son, 1893), 200.

11 John R. Sampey, “B. Manly, Jr.” Review and Expositor 5 (1908), 414-15.

12William H. Williams, “An Old Student Reminisces,” The Seminary Magazine (April, 1892), 390-91.

13 Letter of Basil Manly, Jr. to Sarah M. Manly, October 9, 1871.

14 C. H. Toy, The Claims of Biblical Interpretation on Baptists (New York: Lange and Hillman, 1869), 13.

15 A.T. Robertson, The Life and Letters of John A. Broadus (Philadelphia: American Baptist Publication Society, 1901), 301.

16 Quoted, L. Russ Bush and Tom J. Nettles, Baptists and the Bible (Chicago: Moody Press, 1980), 233.

17 Broadus, Memoir, 263-64.

18 Letter of Basil Manly, Jr. to Charles Manly, May 15, 1879.

19 Letter of Basil Manly, Jr. to Charles Manly, December 24, 1881.

20 Letter of Basil Manly, Jr. to Norman Fax, January 4, 1882.

21 George, Boyce, 23.

22 Ibid.

23 Basil Manly, Jr., “Why and How to Study the Bible,” Manly Pamphlets, September 1, 1879, 1-5.

24 Ibid., 12-13.

25 Charles Haddon Spurgeon, Autobiography (London: Passmore and Alabaster, 1900), 4:281-62.

26 Robertson, Life and Letters, 398.

27 Cox, Manly, Jr., 344.

28 James M. Frost, ed., Baptist Why and Why Not (Nashville: Sunday School Board, 1900), 12.