The making of evangelicalism : from revivalism to politics, and beyond (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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The making of evangelicalism : from revivalism to politics, and beyond

Author: Randall Herbert Balmer
Publisher: Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text offers a history of evangelical Christianity in the United States. Situating developments in envangelicalism in their wider context, it demonstrates the ways American social and cultural setting influenced the course of envangelical tradition.
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Genre/Form: Church history
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Randall Herbert Balmer
ISBN: 9781602582439 1602582432
OCLC Number: 351322335
Description: vii, 89 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The age of revivals and the First Amendment --
The transition from postmillennialism to premillennialism --
The construction of a subculture --
The rise of the religious right.
Responsibility: Randall Balmer.
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Offers a spirited history of evangelical Christianity in the United States. Effortlessly situating developments in evangelicalism in their wider historical context, this title demonstrates the ways  Read more...

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"Balmer effectively argues, however, that the 'prophetic voice' of Evangelicals will ring more truly 'on the margins of society, not in the councils of power.'" --W. B. Bedford, Crown College, CHOICE Read more...

 
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