Evangelicalism Divided.


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Murray analyses major changes in the evangelical movement in the years 1950 to 2000, clarifying the issues raised and assessing events in the light of biblical teaching. The period under review saw the fundamental difference between two contrasting approaches to Christian unity, ecumenism and evangelicalism, gradually obscured. In their desire to distance themselves from the older fundamentalism, some evangelical leaders were too willing, in Murray's view, to jettison, or at least to tone down, previously cherished convictions concerning the nature of Christian conversion, the authority of Scripture and the primacy of gospel truth over denominational loyalty. Leaders whose roles in these changes are discussed include Billy Graham, Martyn Lloyd-Jones, J. I. Packer and John R. W. Scott. Particular attention is given to the evangelical movement within the Anglican communion, the problematic nature of evangelical involvement in the world of scholarship and moves to break down barriers between evangelicalism and Roman Catholicism. Murray emphasizes the basic question, What is a Christian? and its implications for evangelical faith and life. [Publisher]

Title: Evangelicalism Divided.

Author: MURRAY (IAIN H.) .

Categories: Christian Unity,

Publisher: Banner of Truth ,: 2001.

Binding: Hardbound

Condition: NEW (inc DJ)

Seller ID: 30753