Deconstructing Evangelicalism: Conservative Protestantism in the Age of Billy Graham

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Baker Academic, 2005 - 224 Seiten
Millions of Americans identify themselves as evangelicals. But what does the word mean? D. G. Hart provocatively argues that evangelicalism is a concept that has obscured more of Christianity than it has revealed and should be abandoned as a separate religious identity. Instead, he suggests that American Christians rediscover their rich theological heritage."Hart's reasoning cannot be easily dismissed. . . . Recommended."--Library Journal

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Über den Autor (2005)

D. G. Hart (Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University) is director of academic projects and faculty development at the Intercollegiate Studies Institute in Wilmington, Delaware. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books.

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