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Rediscovering an evangelical heritage : a tradition and trajectory of integrating piety and justice

Author: Donald W Dayton; Douglas M Strong
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Baker Academic, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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This book, widely regarded as groundbreaking since its publication over thirty-five years ago, sheds light on the more radical and prophetic roots of American evangelicalism and has challenged countless readers to rethink their evangelical heritage. It argues that nineteenth-century American evangelicals held a more mature vision of the faith, for they engaged demanding justice, peace, and social issues--a vision  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald W Dayton; Douglas M Strong
ISBN: 9780801049613 080104961X
OCLC Number: 886381188
Description: 208 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface to the reprint of the first edition (1988) / Donald W. Dayton --
Prologue to the first edition (1976) : On coming to maturity in an evangelical college in the 1960s / Donald W. Dayton --
Jonathan Blanchard : the radical founder of Wheaton College --
Reform in the life and thought of evangelist Charles G. Finney --
Theodore Weld : evangelical reformer --
The Lane Rebellion and the founding of Oberlin College --
Civil disobedience and the Oberlin-Wellington rescue case --
Arthur and Lewis Tappan : the businessman as reformer --
Orange Scott, Luther Lee, and the Wesleyan Methodists --
The evangelical roots of feminism --
Anointed to preach the Gospel to the poor --
Whatever happened to evangelicalism? --
Epilogue to the first edition (1976) : Reflections on some unresolved issues / Donald W. Dayton --
Conclusion to the second edition (2014) : A trajectory of integrated faith / Douglas M. Strong.
Responsibility: Donald W. Dayton with Douglas M. Strong ; foreward by Jim Wallis.

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This new edition of a groundbreaking work sheds light on the more radical and prophetic roots of American evangelicalism.  Read more...
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