The American Evangelical Story: A History of the Movement.
Price: 16.60 AUD
Author: SWEENEY, DOUGLAS A.
Publisher Baker Academic, 2005.
ISBN Number 080102658X / 9780801026584
Seller ID 48890
Dimensions: 159 x 226 x 13 mmWeight: 0.300 kilosPages: 208
- Introduces a broad range of individuals, institutions, issues, and doctrines that have shaped today's evangelicals. Provides an accessible, narrative history of the movement[Publisher]The American Evangelical Story surveys the role American evangelicalism has had in the shaping of global evangelical history. Author Douglas Sweeney begins with a brief outline of the key features that define evangelicals and then explores the roots of the movement in English Pietism and the Great Awakening of the eighteenth century. He goes on to consider the importance of missions in the development of evangelicalism and the continuing emphasis placed on evangelism. Sweeney next examines the different subgroups of American evangelicals and the current challenges faced by the movement, concluding with reflections on the future of evangelicalism. Combining a narrative style with historical detail and insight, this accessible, illustrated book will appeal to readers interested in the history of the movement, as well as students of church history.[Publisher]
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