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The Crisis of Evangelical Christianity
Language: en
Pages: 308
Authors: Keith C. Sewell
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-26 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

In the broad context of Christianity as it developed over two millennia, and with special reference to the last three centuries, this discussion finds that Evangelicalism has repeatedly offered a reduced and distorted understanding of the faith. The evangelical outlook is much less scriptural than evangelicals generally assume. When it
Crisis of Doubt
Language: en
Pages: 317
Authors: Timothy Larsen
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-11-16 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

A corrective to the much-discussed Victorian `crisis of faith', this study focuses upon several prominent individuals who experienced a `crisis of doubt' and made the reverse journey, abandoning secularism to defend Christianity. Their stories demonstrate the intellectual strength of faith in the nineteenth century.
Populism and the Crisis of Democracy
Language: en
Pages: 190
Authors: Gregor Fitzi, Juergen Mackert, Bryan S. Turner
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-09 - Publisher: Routledge

The contributions to this volume Immigration, Gender and Religion bring together empirically grounded and theoretically sophisticated case studies of populist responses to what are perceived to be the threats to national survival and sovereignty from ‘uncontrolled’ immigration. The demographic context – declining fertility rates and ageing populations – promotes the
The Crisis of Evangelical Christianity
Language: en
Pages: 308
Authors: Keith C. Sewell
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-26 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

In the broad context of Christianity as it developed over two millennia, and with special reference to the last three centuries, this discussion finds that Evangelicalism has repeatedly offered a reduced and distorted understanding of the faith. The evangelical outlook is much less scriptural than evangelicals generally assume. When it
The Church and the Crisis of Community
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Theresa F. Latini
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

Contemporary society is in crisis, its structures broken and fragmented, and its people overstimulated, overstressed, and thirsty for true communion with the sacred and with one another. Yet although more than eighty-five percent of congregations in the United States conduct small-group ministry, too many of these groups begin with no