evangelicalism


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stresses the importance of personal conversion and faith as the means of salvation

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An intriguing historical picture is drawn throughout several of the essays, emphasizing the rise of Jerry Falwell's Moral Majority as the point at which American evangelicalism became bedfellows with American conservative politics and took a turn for the worse.
To critics of its current conservative iteration, American evangelicalism went off the rails when it sacrificed its soul competency, allowing ostensibly charismatic figures like Jerry Falwell and Pat Robertson to become guiding lights--in preference to the inner light of the Holy Spirit--while the Southern Baptist Convention was taken over by its most brazenly intolerant faction, discarding soul competency in any meaningful sense.
The most influential books on the relationship between evangelicalism and culture in the Old South (Heyrman, Lyerly, Isaac, Wyatt-Brown) contain a similar narrative arc: evangelicalism entered the south in the late eighteenth century with potential for radical change.
Evangelicalism "can be viewed as a movement, an affinity group, or an ethos" (6), and it spans across many denominations of Christianity, different ethnic groups, and multiple countries.
Virgin Nation and Rescuing Jesus demonstrate the richness of Protestant evangelicalism, from the nineteenth century to modern times.
McDermott begins by describing the history of evangelicalism and its interaction with other world religions.
In "Rescuing Jesus: How People of Color, Women, and Queer Christians are Reclaiming Evangelicalism", she ventures into the world of progressive evangelicalism and tells the stories of the young women and men at the forefront of a movement that could change both the face and the substance of religion in the United States.
presents Graham as something like a finely calibrated barometer, making evangelicalism acutely responsive to the shifting pressures in post-World War II America.
In The Age of Evangelicalism, historian Steven Miller bookends the role of born-again evangelical Christianity with the election of President Jimmy Carter in 1976 and the administration of President George W.
Apostles of Reason: The Crisis of Authority in American Evangelicalism.
Beyond Osborn's life, though, the author is most interested in the interaction between the Enlightenment and Evangelicalism.
Wright's approach usefully combines a biographical study of one of the most influential natural leaders, William Tennent, with a thematic structure showing how the natural leaders responded to contemporary cultural trends like classicism, romanticism, philanthropy, evangelicalism.
At the same time, evangelicalism and secularism reported an increase in numbers, especially in Chile and Uruguay.
He covers Thomas Miller and friends, the evangelical unions, William Orange and the Orange Pips, Inter-Varsity fellowship (IVF) and a new evangelical generation, Anglican and Presbyterian evangelicals 1945-55, the postwar evangelical resurgence, and the expansion of Anglican and Presbyterian evangelicalism 1956-65.
Roger Olson was right to conclude that the terms "evangelical and Evangelicalism have a broad semantic range, one that is so variegated that the terms seem to lose all shape.
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