The Uneasy Conscience of Modern Fundamentalism

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Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, Aug 29, 2003 - Religion - 89 pages
Originally published in 1947, The Uneasy Conscience of Modern Fundamentalism has since served as the manifesto of evangelical Christians serious about bringing the fundamentals of the Christian faith to bear in contemporary culture. In this classic book Carl F. H. Henry, the father of modern fundamentalism, pioneered a path for active Christian engagement with the world -- a path as relevant today as when it was first staked out.

Now available again and featuring a new foreword by Richard J. Mouw, The Uneasy Conscience of Modern Fundamentalism offers a bracing world-and-life view that calls for boldness on the part of the evangelical community. Henry argues that a reformation is imperative within the ranks of conservative Christianity, one that will result in an ecumenical passion for souls and in the power to meaningfully address the social and intellectual needs of the world.

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The Evaporation of Fundamentalist Humanitarianism
The Protest Against Foredoomed Failure
The Most Embarrassing Evangelical Divorce
The Apprehension Over Kingdom Preaching
The Fundamentalist Thief on the Cross
The Struggle for a New World Mind
The Evangelical Formula of Protest
The Dawn of a New Reformation

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(1913-2003) Founding editor of ChristianityToday and former professor and visiting lecturer atevangelical seminaries around the world. His many otherbooks include Twilight of a Great Civilization: TheDrift toward Neo-Paganism and the monumental six-volumework God, Revelation, and Authority.

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