|Statement||Derek J. Tidball ; with forewords by Clive Calver and Mark A. Noll.|
|LC Classifications||BR1640 .T53 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 290 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||290|
|LC Control Number||95126842|
He examines distortions in the public understanding of evangelicals, and shows how a group of “Republican insider evangelicals” aided the politicization of the movement. This book will be a must-read for those trying to better understand the shifting religious and . “The Evangelicals is a comprehensive history of white evangelical movements in the United States, geared to provide a deeper understanding of present-day evangelicals and their influence. Journalist and historian Frances FitzGerald presents nearly years of complex ideologies, schisms, social reforms and energetically creative theology in a well-organized, eye-opening narrativeReleased on: Ap The Evangelicals is a high quality of Evangelical and related enthusiastic religious movements in US history. It reads like a fine There are some authors for whom I will move their new works to the top of my queue because I know it will be worth it/5. So if you need something a little pithier, here’s the definition that Kidd offers in his new book: “Evangelicals are born-again Protestants who cherish the Bible as the Word of God and who.
A new history explores the commercial heart of evangelical Christianity. American evangelicalism is big business. For decades, the world’s largest media conglomerates have sought out evangelical consumers, and evangelical books have regularly become international best sellers. Christianity Today, the evangelical magazine founded by the Rev. Billy Graham, presented a list of “The Top 50 Books That Have Shaped Evangelicals” in the past century, producing a list that touches on a mixed bag of topics including evangelism, prayer, end times, pluralism, poverty, and marriage. “Unholy explains how moralizing evangelicals fell in love with one of the most outwardly immoral presidents in modern American history. Religion reporter Sarah Posner makes bold claims, but she brings receipts. As a Christian, I found this book far more disturbing and damning than I : Sarah Posner. These are books that have shaped evangelicalism as we see it today—not an evangelicalism we wish and hope for. Books that have been published since World War II—not every book in the history of Christianity. Books that over the last 50 years have altered the way American evangelicals pray, gather, talk.
An evangelical historian's critical take on the election. In Believe Me, John Fea argues that the embrace of Donald Trump is the logical outcome of a long-standing evangelical approach to public life defined by the politics of fear, the pursuit of worldly power, and a nostalgic longing for an American past/5(55). The Evangelicals, for its part, is a magisterial book. FitzGerald is a superlative writer of historical narrative and a master of the craft of distilling and making accessible generations of . The authors have created a sort of anti-Book of Virtues in this encyclopedic compendium of the ways and means of power. Everyone wants power and everyone is in a constant duplicitous game to gain more power at the expense of others, according to Greene, a screenwriter and former editor at Esquire (Elffers, a book packager, designed the volume, with its attractive marginalia). “Who Is an Evangelical?,” by Thomas S. Kidd, and “The Immoral Majority,” by Ben Howe, examine the politics of the religious right.