Copyright© Devin C. Manzullo-Thomas, 2013. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Devin C. Manzullo-Thomas and "The Search for Piety and Obedience" with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.
DisclaimerThis blog is not affiliated formally with any of the organizations or institutions at which its author is employed and/or with which he is affiliated. Links to any sites are not endorsements of the contents of those sites.
Tag Archives: Fundamentalism
Recollections of the annual Bible conferences sponsored by the Southern California band of the Brethren in Christ Church during the first half of the twentieth century, courtesy of memoirist Eldon F. Bert.
Today’s Photo Friday observes the 45th anniversary of The Gospel Tide Radio Hour, an innovative, high-tech evangelistic endeavor launched by the then-plain Brethren in Christ in the 1940s.
What impact did Hal Lindsey’s 1970 bestseller “The Late Great Planet Earth” have on the Brethren in Christ? Continue reading
A quote to brighten your morning, courtesy of twentieth-century Brethren in Christ church leader C.N. Hostetter, Jr. Continue reading
“The Devil in Cap and Gown,” or Another Connection Between Fundamentalism and the Brethren in Christ
As a student at Princeton University in the 1920s, Roy H. Wenger received a pamphlet from Mary Zook warning him of the dangers of “higher criticism” of the BIble. The act shows that some Brethren in Christ were concerned about the advance of liberalism in the Church. Continue reading
The Brethren in Christ were (and are) not fundamentalists. This— thankfully—has been the long-held contention of many Brethren in Christ historians. While debates about “the fundamentals of the faith” raged on in schools and churches across the United States in … Continue reading