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The anointed : evangelical truth in a secular age

Author: Randall J Stephens; Karl Giberson
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2011.
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American evangelicalism often appears as a politically monolithic, textbook red-state fundamentalism that elected George W. Bush, opposes gay marriage, abortion, and evolution, and promotes apathy about global warming. Prominent public figures hold forth on these topics, speaking with great authority for millions of followers. Authors Stephens and Giberson, with roots in the evangelical tradition, argue that this
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Church history
Religious aspects Christianity
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Stephens, Randall J., 1973-
Anointed.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2011
(DLC) 2011019826
(OCoLC)709670351
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Randall J Stephens; Karl Giberson
ISBN: 9780674062672 0674062671
OCLC Number: 772528430
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource (356 pages, [14] pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents: The answer man --
The amateur Christian historian --
The family of God --
Trust me, the end is near --
A carnival of Christians --
Made in America.
Responsibility: Randall J. Stephens, Karl W. Giberson.
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