Everything You Know about Evangelicals Is Wrong (Well, Almost Everything)

An Insider's Look at Myths and Realities
Product Number: EB00004159
Released: Aug 01, 2010
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781441212061
Publisher: Baker Books
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Description

While evangelicals make up a significant portion of American society, they still constitute a mystery for many. They exert considerable influence on virtually every aspect of American life and culture, yet by those who don't appreciate them they're seen as rednecks, crypto-fundamentalists, and people without education. Wilkens and Thorsen contend that evangelicals are tired of being caricatured and provide an insider's look at myths and realities surrounding the movement. They winsomely and sometimes humorously assess the breadth and depth of evangelical beliefs, values, and practices, arguing that evangelicalism is identifiable by a family resemblance, vitality, and relevance that transcends particular theological and political stereotypes that arise inside as well as outside of it. The book provides a synthetic presentation of contemporary evangelical Christianity as well as critiques of it.

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Genre: Religion
Original Publish Date: Aug 01, 2010

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