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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.

    Introductory Introductory
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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 modern, urban short-term missions.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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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.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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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.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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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.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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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.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Evangelicalism & the Stone-Campbell Movement

    Edited by William R. Baker
    Foreword by Mark Noll

    William R. Baker brings together noted Restorationist (Stone-Campbell) and evangelical scholars for dialogue on their agreements and disagreements.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    American Exceptionalism and Civil Religion

    Reassessing the History of an Idea

    by John D. Wilsey
    Foreword by John Fea

    The idea of America's special place in history has been a guiding light for centuries. With thoughtful insight, John D. Wilsey traces the concept of exceptionalism, including its theological meaning and implications for civil religion. This careful history considers not only the abuses of the idea but how it can also point to constructive civil engagement and human flourishing.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    The First Thanksgiving

    What the Real Story Tells Us About Loving God and Learning from History

    by Robert Tracy McKenzie

    Veteran historian Robert Tracy McKenzie sets aside centuries of legend and political stylization to present the mixed blessing that was the first Thanksgiving. Like good narrative history, McKenzie's critical account of our Pilgrim ancestors confronts us with our own unresolved issues of national and spiritual identity.

    Introductory Introductory
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    For Christ and the University

    The Story of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship of the USA - 1940-1990

    by Keith Hunt and Gladys Hunt

    Keith and Gladys Hunt tell the story of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship's first fifty years--from early setbacks and failed plans to creative strategies and spiritual triumphs.

    Intermediate Intermediate

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