Christianity Today reviews the Advent of Evangelicalism

30Jun09

“Biblical scholars and systematic theologians usually grab the headlines during contemporary debates over evangelical identity. Church historians are called to testify as even-handed observers who place the debate in context. But this context itself is often the stuff of legendary dispute among historians. David Bebbington’s Evangelicalism in Modern Britain, published in 1989, has set the terms of theological discourse by describing the historical context from which the modern movement emerged. In time for the book’s 20th anniversary, a team of renowned scholars has published The Advent of Evangelicalism, where they reflect on Bebbington’s vast influence and challenge several of his most controversial claims.”

Read Collin Hansen’s full review at Christianity Today…

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