The Future of Evangelicalism in America

Paperback | April 26, 2016

EditorCandy Gunther Brown, Mark Silk

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In The Future of Evangelicalism in America, thematic chapters on culture, spirituality, theology, politics, and ethnicity reveal the sources of the movement's dynamism, as well as significant challenges confronting the rising generations. A collaboration among scholars of history, religious studies, theology, political science, and ethnic studies, the volume offers unique insight into a vibrant and sometimes controversial movement, the future of which is closely tied to the future of America.

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In The Future of Evangelicalism in America, thematic chapters on culture, spirituality, theology, politics, and ethnicity reveal the sources of the movement's dynamism, as well as significant challenges confronting the rising generations. A collaboration among scholars of history, religious studies, theology, political science, and et...

Candy Gunther Brown is professor of religious studies at Indiana University. She is the author or editor of five books, including The Word in the World: Evangelical Writing, Publishing, and Reading in America, 1789-1880 (2004).Mark Silk is director of the Leonard E. Greenberg Center for the Study of Religion in Public Life and profess...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:April 26, 2016Publisher:Columbia University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0231176112

ISBN - 13:9780231176118

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Series Editors' Introduction: The Future of Religion in America, by Mark Silk and Andrew WalshIntroduction, by Candy Gunther Brown1. American Evangelicalism: Character, Function, and Trajectories of Change, by Michael S. Hamilton2. Sound, Style, Substance: New Directions in Evangelical Spirituality, by Chris R. Armstrong3. The Emerging Divide in Evangelical Theology, by Roger E. Olson4. Evangelicals, Politics, and Public Policy: Lessons from the Past, Prospects for the Future, by Amy E. Black5. The Changing Face of Evangelicalism, by Timothy TsengConclusion, by Candy Gunther BrownAppendix A: American Religious Identification Survey: Research DesignAppendix B: American Religious Identification Survey: Future of Religion in America SurveyAppendix C: American Religious Identification Survey: Typology of Religious GroupsList of ContributorsIndex

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An excellent introduction to contemporary American Evangelicalism.... Highly recommended.