Item description for American Evangelicals: A Contemporary History of A Mainstream Religious Movement (Critiical Issues in History) by Barry Hankins...
Overview There may be no group in American society that is more talked about but so little understood as Evangelical Christians. Sometimes dismissed as violent fundamentalists and ignorant flat earthers, few can doubt the political, cultural, and religious significance of the Evangelicals. Barry Hankins puts the Evangelical movement in historical perspective, reaching back to its roots in the Great Awakening of the 18th century and leading up to the formative moments of contemporary conservative Protestantism. Taking on key topics such as the standing of science, the authority of scripture, and gender and racial equality, Hankins analyzes what is most essential for us to understand today about this potent movement.
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Studio: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.09" Width: 6.37" Height: 0.77" Weight: 0.95 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2008
Publisher Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Series Critical Issues In American Hist
ISBN 0742549895 ISBN13 9780742549890
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More About Barry Hankins
Barry Hankins is Professor of History at Baylor University, as well as a Resident Scholar with the Institute for Studies of Religion (ISR). His publications include Baptists in America: A History (OUP, 2015) and Evangelicalism and Fundamentalism: A Documentary Reader (NYU Press, 2008). Hankins's biography Francis Schaeffer And the Shaping of Evangelical America: Fundamentalist Warrior, Evangelical Prophet (Eerdmans, 2008) was awarded the 2009 John Pollock Award for Christian Biography.
Barry Hankins currently resides in the state of Texas. Barry Hankins was born in 1956 and has an academic affiliation as follows - Baylor University.