Item description for Evangelical Experiences: A Study in the Spirituality of English Evangelicalism 1918-1939 (Studies in Evangelical History and Thought) by Ian Randall, Randall I & David Bebbington...
Overview This book uses considerable primary material to examine movements of spirituality found within evangelical Protestantism between the First and Second World Wars. It analyses the way in which different patterns of devotion led to tensions and divisions between those holding a common commitment to the Bible, the cross of Christ, conversion and active Christian service.
Ian Randall holds an MA in Economics and History from the University of Aberdeen. He trained as a pastor at Regent's Park College, Oxford and completed an MPhil through London Bible College on the subject of the career of F. B. Meyer. He pastored several churches before joining the staff of Spurgeon's College, London, as Tutor in Church History in 1992. Here, he added Spirituality to his teaching duties and became college chaplain. He completed his PhD in 1997 focusing on the spirituality of English evangelicalism between the First and Second World Wars. Ian was appointed as Director of Baptist and Anabaptist Studies at the International Baptist Theological Seminary, Prague, in 1999, and in 2001 he was made a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.
Publishers Description This book uses considerable primary material to examine movements of spirituality found within evangelical Protestantism between the First and Second World Wars. It analyses the way in which different patterns of devotion led to tensions and divisions between those holding a common commitment to the Bible, the cross of Christ, conversion and active Christian service. The chapters provide contrast between conservative views of spiritual experience, orientated to the past, and progressive forces, which were forward looking. It looks at evangelical Anglicanism, Wesleyan holiness streams of spirituality, those looking principally to the Reformed tradition, and Pentecostal-charismatic types of spirituality.Bifurcation bred evangelical weakness at a time when Anglo-Catholicism was growing strongly in its influence on English Christianity. This book seeks to illuminate this process and to provide a fresh interpretation of the period. It offers new insights, not only into a time of evangelical divergence, but also into the later twentieth-century story of the resurgence of evangelicalism in Protestant Christianity.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6" Height: 0.69" Weight: 0.98 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 1999
Publisher AUTHENTIC UK
Series Studies in Evangelical History and Thought
ISBN 0853649197 ISBN13 9780853649199
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More About Ian Randall, Randall I & David Bebbington
Ian M. Randall (Ph.D., University of Wales) was appointed as Director of Baptist and Anabaptist Studies at the International Baptist Theological Seminary, Prague, in 1999 and has continued to serve IBTS, from 2002 onwards as Senior Research Fellow. He has supervised and currently supervises a number of PhD students. He has published many articles and a number of books, of which the most significant recent books are Evangelical Experiences (Paternoster, 1999), The English Baptists of the Twentieth Century (Baptist Historical Society, 2005), A School of the Prophets: 150 Years of Spurgeons College (Spurgeons College, 2005) and What a Friend we have in Jesus (Darton, Longman and Todd, 2005). He is currently working on a volume on the history of Operation Mobilisation. He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. David Hilborn (PhD, Nottingham University) is director of studies of the North Thames Ministerial Course, having served as head of theology for the UK Evangelical Alliance since 1997. In that role he was responsible for the publication of a number of significant books and reports on topics where evangelicals differ from each other, including reports on hell, the Toronto Blessing and homosexuality. Formerly a United Reformed Minister, David is now an ordained clergyman of the Church of England. He is married to Mia, a hospital chaplain. They have two children.
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