American Evangelicals: A Contemporary History of a Mainstream Religious Movement
There may be no group in American society that is more talked about but so little understood as Evangelical Christians. Sometimes dismissed as violent fundamentalists and ignorant flat earthers, few can doubt the political, cultural, and religious significance of the Evangelicals. Barry Hankins puts the Evangelical movement in historical perspective, reaching back to its roots in the Great Awakening of the eighteenth century and leading up to the formative moments of contemporary conservative Protestantism. Taking on key topics such as the standing of science, the authority of scripture, and gender and racial equality, Hankins analyzes what is most essential for us to understand today about this potent movement.
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Ch01 Awakenings and the Beginningof American Evangelicalism
Ch02 The Struggle with Modernism
Ch03 Battling with Science
Ch05 Considering Equality
Ch06 Inspired Politics
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