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    Reconstructing the Gospel

    Finding Freedom from Slaveholder Religion

    by Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove
    Foreword by William J. Barber II

    Just as Reconstruction after the Civil War worked to repair a desperately broken society, our Christianity requires a spiritual reconstruction that undoes the injustices of the past. Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove traces his journey from the religion of the slaveholder to the Christianity of Christ, showing that when the gospel is reconstructed, freedom rings both for individuals and for society as a whole.

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    Demanding Liberty

    An Untold Story of American Religious Freedom

    by Brandon J. O'Brien

    Historian Brandon O'Brien unveils the untold story of religious liberty in America. Between theocracy and secularism, Baptist pastor Isaac Backus contended for a third way—religious liberty and freedom of conscience for all Americans, regardless of belief. Backus's theological ideas impacted his era, giving us insights into how people of faith today can navigate political debates and work for the common good.

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    The Pietist Option

    Hope for the Renewal of Christianity

    by Christopher Gehrz and Mark Pattie III

    The time has come for Pietism to revitalize Christianity in America. Historian Christopher Gehrz and pastor Mark Pattie argue that the spirit of Pietism, with its emphasis on our walk with Jesus and its vibrant hope for a better future, holds great promise for the church today. Modeled after Philipp Spener's Pia Desideria, this concise and winsome volume introduces Pietism to a new generation.

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    The Rise of Evangelicalism

    The Age of Edwards, Whitefield and the Wesleys

    History of Evangelicalism Series

    by Mark A. Noll

    This inaugural book, in a series that charts the course of English-speaking evangelicalism over the last 300 years, offers a multinational narrative of the origin, development and rapid diffusion of evangelical movements in their first two generations. Written by Mark A. Noll.

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    Homeland Insecurity

    A Hip-Hop Missiology for the Post–Civil Rights Context

    by Daniel White Hodge

    Even though the North American context is changing, most missiological approaches continue under colonialist assumptions. Focusing on the framework of Hip Hop theology, Daniel White Hodge shows us how to radically engage with emerging adult populations, critiquing the impaired missiology of imperialist and white supremacist approaches to urban and short-term missions.

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    The Rise of Evangelicalism

    The Age of Edwards, Whitefield and the Wesleys

    History of Evangelicalism Series

    by Mark A. Noll

    This inaugural book in a series that charts the course of English-speaking evangelicalism over the last 300 years offers a multinational narrative of the origin, development and rapid diffusion of evangelical movements in their first two generations. Written by Mark A. Noll and now in paper.

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    The Disruption of Evangelicalism

    The Age of Torrey, Mott, McPherson and Hammond

    History of Evangelicalism Series

    by Geoffrey R. Treloar

    This is the first comprehensive account of the evangelical tradition across the English-speaking world from the 1900s to the 1940s. Examining primary sources and covering a range of key topics, issues, trends, events, and figures from the era, Geoffrey Treloar illustrates the differing responses of evangelicals to the demands of a critical and transitional period.

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    Heart. Soul. Mind. Strength.

    An Anecdotal History of InterVarsity Press, 1947-2007

    by Andrew T. Le Peau and Linda Doll
    Foreword by Robert A. Fryling

    Andy Le Peau and Linda Doll provide an anecdotal history of InterVarsity Press.

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    Power, Politics and the Fragmentation of Evangelicalism

    From the Scopes Trial to the Obama Administration

    by Kenneth J. Collins

    Kenneth J. Collins narrates the turbulent history of American evangelical political engagement since the 1920s, and the fragmentation of the movement?s public voice since the 1970s. Arguing that the gospel cannot be reduced to a political idiom, Collins proposes a path for evangelical identity that avoids both fundamentalism and liberalism.

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    Jesus Made in America

    A Cultural History from the Puritans to "The Passion of the Christ"

    by Stephen J. Nichols

    Stephen Nichols traces the changing face of Jesus throughout the successive cultural eras in American history. Beginning with the Puritans and ending with the Religious Right, he demonstrates the influence of popular culture upon American Christian views of Jesus at every stage along the way.

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