Tag Archives: evangelicalism

Book Write-Up: The Evangelical Experience, by Anthony Coleman

Anthony Coleman.  The Evangelical Experience: Understanding One of America’s Largest Religious Movements from the Inside.  CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2015.  See here to buy the book. Anthony Coleman deconverted from evangelicalism.  In The Evangelical Experience: Understanding One of America’s Largest … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Evangelicals Adrift, by Matthew E. Ferris

Matthew E. Ferris.  Evangelicals Adrift: Supplanting Scripture with Sacramentalism.  Great Writing, 2015.  See here to buy the book. A number of evangelicals are converting to Roman Catholicism or Eastern Orthodoxy, seeking in these faith traditions what they believe is lacking … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Talking Doctrine—-Mormons & Evangelicals in Conversation

Richard J. Mouw and Robert L. Millet, ed.  Talking Doctrine: Mormons & Evangelicals in Conversation.  Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2015.  See here to buy the book. Mormonism and evangelicalism have not always had a positive relationship, to put it mildly.  … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Rescuing the Gospel from the Cowboys, by Richard Twiss

Richard Twiss.  Rescuing the Gospel from the Cowboys: A Native American Expression of the Jesus Way.  Ed. Ray Martell and Sue Martell.  Downers Grove: IVP Books, 2015.  See here to buy the book. Richard Twiss, who passed on in 2013, … Continue reading

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Ramblings on the Movie Calvary

I watched the 2014 movie Calvary last night.  I often put movies in my Netflix queue after reading about them online, and I learned about this movie from Richard Beck’s blog.  Beck called it “one of the most profoundly Christian … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: The Future of Evangelical Theology

Amos Yong.  The Future of Evangelical Theology: Soundings from the Asian American Diaspora.  Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2014.  See here for IVP’s page about the book. Amos Yong teaches theology and mission at Fuller Theological Seminary.  He was born in … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Can Evangelicals Learn from World Religions?, by Gerald R. McDermott

Gerald R. McDermott.  Can Evangelicals Learn from World Religions?: Jesus, Revelation & Religious Traditions.  Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2000. I would like to thank Intervarsity Press for my review copy of this book. Can Evangelicals Learn from World Religions?  Professor … Continue reading

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Kristin Luker’s Abortion and the Politics of Motherhood 9

I finished Kristin Luker’s 1984 book, Abortion and the Politics of Motherhood. In my latest reading, Luker discussed a variety of issues.  She detailed her methodology, as she specified what criteria she used in selecting the pro-life and pro-choice activists … Continue reading

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Witnessing and Authenticity

The sermon at church this morning was about evangelism, and, yesterday, I read a guest post on Rachel Held Evans’ blog by Jamie Arpin-Ricci, entitled On Selling Jesus. Arpin-Ricci’s post had a clip from the movie, The Big Kahuna.  You … Continue reading

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