Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory: A Journey into the Evangelical Subculture in America, 25th…

Paperback | August 28, 2014

byRandall Balmer

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Randall Balmer's Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory is an insightful and engaging journey into the world of conservative Christians in America. Originally published twenty-five years ago and the basis for an award-winning, three-part PBS documentary, this new edition is complete with a new chapterand an Afterward.In this immensely readable tour of the highways and byways of American evangelicalism, Balmer visits a revival meeting in Florida, an Indian reservation in the Dakotas, a trade show for Christian booksellers, and a fundamentalist Bible camp in the Adirondacks. Through the eyes of those that Balmermeets on his journeys, we arrive at a more accurate and balanced understanding of an abiding tradition that, as the author argues, is both rich in theological insights and mired in contradictions. Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory offers readers a genuine insight into the appeal that the Evangelicalmovement holds for thousands of Americans.

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Randall Balmer's Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory is an insightful and engaging journey into the world of conservative Christians in America. Originally published twenty-five years ago and the basis for an award-winning, three-part PBS documentary, this new edition is complete with a new chapterand an Afterward.In this immensely readable ...

Randall Balmer earned his Ph.D. from Princeton University in 1985 and taught as Professor of American Religious History at Columbia University for twenty-seven years before becoming the Mandel Family Professor of Arts and Sciences at Dartmouth College in 2012. He has been a visiting professor at Princeton, Yale, Northwestern, and Emor...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:August 28, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

AcknowledgmentsA Word About WordsPrologue1. California Kickback2. Dallas Orthodoxy3. On Location4. Pheonix Prophet5. Adirondack Fundamentalism6. Georgia Charismatics7. Bible School8. Campaign Journal9. Mississippi Missions10. Bible Bazaar11. Episcopal Indians12. Camp Meeting13. City Crusade14. Oregon Jeremiad15. Prime Time16. Sound Check17. Kinkade Crusade18. Purpose DrivenAfterwordEpilogueNotesBibliography