The Rise of Evangelicalism: The Age of Edwards, Whitefield and the Wesleys
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Noll, Mark A. Paperback

Winner of a Christianity Today 2005 Book Award The word evangelical is widely used and widely misunderstood. Where did evangelicals come from? What motivated them? How did their influence become so widespread throughout the world during the...+

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Winner of a Christianity Today 2005 Book Award The word evangelical is widely used and widely misunderstood. Where did evangelicals come from? What motivated them? How did their influence become so widespread throughout the world during the eighteenth century? In this paper edition of this inaugural book in a series that charts the course of English-speaking evangelicalism over the last 300 years, Mark Noll offers a multinational narrative of the origin, development and rapid diffusion of evangelical movements in their first two generations. Theology, hymnody, gender, warfare, politics and science are all taken into consideration. But the focus is on the landmark individuals, events and organizations that shaped the story of the beginnings of this vibrant Christian movement. The revivals in Britain and North America in the mid-eighteenth century proved to be foundational in the development of the movement, its ethos, beliefs and subsequent direction. In these revivals, the core commitments of evangelicals were formed that continue to this day. In this volume you will find the fascinating story of their formation, their strengths and their weaknesses, but always their dynamism.


Publisher    INTERVARSITY PRESS
Format    Paperback
Language    English
Publication Date    06/26/2010
Abridged    No
Large Print    No
Pages    330
Width    6
Height    1
Length    9
Units    1
EAN    9780830838912
Author    Noll, Mark A.

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