It serves as a call to gather more snapshots of Latino Protestantism, to organize these portraits according to different interpretive schemes, to analyze the photos with their historical contexts in mind, and to utilize these results to challenge the traditional ways in which the history of Christianity in the United States is generally told. From many different perspectives, the authors of this book present a growing, enthusiastic church ready to serve the Lord. Jeffrey Bingham, Cheryl Bridges Johns, John G. To what extent did it threaten the political stability of the nation and encroach upon the existing Russian and German churches? Fuller Theological Seminary's School of World Mission is the locus of some of the most creative thought and scholarly reflection on Christian mission in today's world. Taken together, these turning points serve as a clear and helpful roadmap for understanding how evangelicalism has become what it is today. Kathryn Gin Lum poses a number of vital questions: Why did the fear of hell survive Enlightenment critiques in America, after largely subsiding in Europe and elsewhere? The voices included in this volume belong to women and men alike. Anderson, a professor at Fuller Theological Seminary for over thirty years, has left a legacy of provocative reflections on these questions.
Salinas challenges new generations to pick up the task of contextually living out the biblical message, learning from the example of the godly men and women that came before them. Albert Wardin describes the contributions the movement made to the religious life of Russia and examines its numerical success. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. Leiden, Netherlands, Brill Academic Press 2009. Gin Lum tracks the idea of hell from the Revolution to Reconstruction. David Stoll has taught at New York University and is the author of three other books, including Is Latin American Turning Protestant? Why is theology often divorced from ministry? Stout on the Great Awakening Catherine A.
More recently, the terms of the debate have shifted, and the issue has taken on new urgency with the theological proposal known as the openness of God. The book is divided in seven chapters. This volume also moves beyond the confines of Anglo-American perspectives to offer separate essays exploring evangelical theology in African, Asian, and Latin American contexts. It was a notion that was developed by René Padilla in the 1950s, which emphasized the gospel as needing to uphold both and , and is seen as an evangelical form of Latin American. Author by : Heath W. Interamerican theological dialogue is documented and analysed. The portraits show how much has been done and yet how much remains to do.
Here is an engaging, balanced, coherent history of American evangelicalism from its origins as a small movement to its status as a central player in the American religious story. Its approach is also envisioned as wide-ranging: open to a variety of methodological approaches and theoretical perspectives, from the more traditional to the more recent. Our photo album closes at a dynamic moment for Latino Protestant churches in the United States. Author by : Craig L. This book is proof that there are women and men in the Protestant Latino church in the United States with the ability to carry out these tasks.
The issue of contextualization at the level of reception or interpretation, involving not only location but also perspective, has become paramount in Biblical Studies in recent years. From the Panama Congress of 1916 to the end of the millennium, this book introduces us to figures from the Latin American church and encourages us to continue their legacy today. Nevertheless, Sigmund notes that this new pluralism, particularly the growth of Protestantism, has led to tensions that must be resolved. The author base reflects the increasing diversity of evangelical scholars. Taken together, these turning points serve as a clear and helpful roadmap for understanding how evangelicalism has become what it is today.
The third chapter describes and analyses the different perceptions of two evangelical conferences celebrated in 1969. This volume takes a large step in that vital direction. A formidable group of international missiologists are drawn together to explore current reflections on a wide range of issues including: poverty and injustice, environmentalism, secularism, the place of scripture in a pluralist culture, science and faith, liberation theology, oppression and reconciliation, and much more. Spanish-speaking theologians and practitioners discuss public theology and the joyful dreams of God the Creator. Their studies, which examine eschatology from biblical, theological, historical, and missiological approaches, provide a broadly accessible argument for returning to the perspectives of historic premillennial eschatology.
The essays explore the past, present and future shape of biblical interpretation and theological engagement in the Majority World. From the Panama Congress of 1916 to the end of the millennium, this book introduces us to figures from the Latin American church and encourages us to continue their legacy today. This group spearheaded the theological production in Latin America, marking the beginning of a critical stage in the history of evangelicals in the region. The result is a unique opportunity to grapple with the issues and arguments and frame your own understanding of this important debate. Marsden on the rise of fundamentalism Edith Blumhofer on urban Pentecostalism Dennis C.
Brekus on the evangelical encounter with the Enlightenment Jon Butler on disestablishment Richard Carwardine on antebellum reform Marguerite Van Die on the rise of the domestic ideal Luke E. The diverse case studies in this volume explore facets of the movement such as the role of women, the connection with Catholic mysticism, the politics of supposedly conservative evangelical missionaries, and the implications for existing patterns of authority. Author by : Paul E. Leading scholars from around the world interact with the key theological issues being discussed in their regions. Its scope is conceived as broad: first, the biblical texts as such, both testaments; second, readings and readers of these texts in modern and postmodern biblical criticism; lastly, traditions of reading the Bible outside academic criticism. Was it simply a foreign import? All mission must proceed from the context of the principles of the whole of the Kingdom of God, says Padilla, and that entails an evangelism fully integrated with a concern for social responsibility.