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By Corwin E. Smidt

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ISBN-13: 9781442217294

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American Evangelicals Today assesses the modern social, spiritual, and political features of evangelical Protestants this day, and it does so in gentle of (1) no matter if those features are just like, or various from, the corresponding features of adherents of alternative significant religion traditions in American non secular existence, and (2) the level which those specific features between evangelicals can have replaced over the last 4 a long time. moreover, it analyzes the level which evangelicals are divided this day, and it does so in the framework of 4 strength components that may form such divisions -- racial/ethnic changes, generational ameliorations, academic transformations, and non secular differences.

American Evangelicals at the present time is designed to function an available, yet scholarly, evaluate of yankee evangelicals, person who is beautiful to all students, scholars, and laity alike. Smidt bargains a dialogue of the character of evangelical Protestantism, highlights the actual analytical matters at play whilst one seeks to figure out simply who're to be categorised as evangelicals, and divulges a number of the contradictory findings that could emerge by utilizing those diversified analytical frameworks for outlining evangelicals. the amount not just analyzes the present features of evangelicals in mild of these exhibited via different spiritual traditions in addition to how evangelicals have replaced over the years, however it appears to be like towards the longer term, addressing generational transformations and different attainable elements for swap between evangelical Protestants.

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