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Evangelicals and others

Evangelicals and others

The resurgence of evangelicalism in American religious life can be gauged by various measures, one of which is the attention lavished on it by the secular media. In some ways, evangelicals came out of the prayer closet in 1976, dubbed by Newsweek on its cover, “The Year of the Evangelical.” That was the year a born-again Southern Baptist, Jimmy Carter,

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Young Fogies

Young Fogies

Not long ago I removed myself from an internet discussion group that focused on the theology and praxis of my religious tradition.  The level of hostility directed toward other Christian traditions and the dismissiveness of what I know to be responsible scholarship on the part of some were toxic.

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Evangelical Identity in a Confused Culture

Evangelical Identity in a Confused Culture

In December 2017, Christianity Today, published an article, “Today’s Evangelicals Face a Crisis of Confidence,” by Nathan Betts.  One of the theses of this article was that “individual religiousness tends to be private and episodically intense.”  

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WRF Member Clair Davis Offers Some Suggestions About the Role of Women in Our Evangelical Churches

WRF Member Clair Davis Offers Some Suggestions About the Role of Women in Our Evangelical Churches

The most crucial and controversial issue in the evangelical world today is ‘role of women.’  Our secular culture is becoming clearer on this. The Federal Reserve now has a woman chairman, and there is a real possibility of a woman president in two years, not to leave out the German Bundeskanzler.

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