Tag Archives: American Evangelicalism

Born-Again Brethren in Christ: Week #17 — Women and the Evangelical Turn (Part 1)

My seventeenth update as I seek to write a publication-worthy article on the Brethren in Christ and American Evangelicalism.
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Moral Minority: The Evangelical Left in an Age of Conservatism / David R. Swartz

Read my review of David R. Swartz’s Moral Minority: The Evangelical Left in an Age of Conservatism.
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“What Is an Evangelical?” (Redux)

Some more thoughts, via Messiah College historian John Fea, on the definition of the term “Evangelical.”
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Examining Brethren in Christ Theological Identity

Short reflections on the recent Brethren in Christ Theological Study Group gathering on Brethren in Christ theological identity.
National Director Alan Robinson speaks at yesterday morning's Theological Study Group meeting at Messiah Village (Mechanicsburg, Pa.). Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “Church and Post-Christian Culture” Conference (Part 2)

Sharing some more reflections on the recent Church and Post-Christian Culture conference.
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Photo Friday: Planting a Church in the Suburbs

Today’s Photo Friday depicts an understudied — yet vitally important — aspect of Brethren in Christ religious life in the 1960s and 1970s: the Church Growth movement.
In the early 1960s, the Brethren in Christ planted the Skyline View congregation in suburban Harrisburg, Pa., using methods gleaned from the Evangelical Church Growth movement. This photo, from the groundbreaking, depicts a formerly "plain people" in the midst of a cultural transformation. (Brethren in Christ Historical Library and Archives) Continue reading

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“What Is an Evangelical?”

Answering a difficult question with Messiah College professor John Fea. Continue reading

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