Rediscovering an Evangelical Heritage

A Tradition and Trajectory of Integrating Piety and Justice
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Genre: Religion, History
Original Publish Date: Nov 25, 2014
Product Number: EB00588475
Released: Nov 25, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781441246431
Publisher: Baker Academic
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Description

This book, widely regarded as groundbreaking since its publication over thirty-five years ago, sheds light on the more radical and prophetic roots of American evangelicalism and has challenged countless readers to rethink their evangelical heritage. It argues that nineteenth-century American evangelicals held a more mature vision of the faith, for they engaged demanding justice, peace, and social issues-a vision that was betrayed and distorted by twentieth-century neo-evangelicals. The book helps readers understand that the broader origins of American evangelicalism include the social justice concerns of today's church. Featuring new historic photos and illustrations, this edition includes new introductory and concluding chapters and incorporates relevant updates. The previous edition was published as Discovering an Evangelical Heritage.

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