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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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    C. Stacey Woods and the Evangelical Rediscovery of the University

    by A. Donald MacLeod

    C. Stacey Woods was a moving force in mid-century American evangelicalism. A. Donald MacLeod tells the story of a man of great strengths and weaknesses whose most striking achievement was perhaps encouraging fundamentalism to actively engage the university.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    King Came Preaching

    The Pulpit Power of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    by Dr. Mervyn A. Warren
    Foreword by Gardner C. Taylor

    Mervyn Warren offers you a journey into the preaching of Martin Luther King Jr. in this homiletical biography exploring King's sermons, use of language, delivery and more. Now in paper.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Black Fire

    One Hundred Years of African American Pentecostalism

    by Estrelda Y. Alexander

    Many American Christians remain ignorant of black Pentacostalism. In this expansive historical overview, Estrelda Alexander recounts the story of African American Pentecostal origins and development. Whether you come from this tradition or you just want to learn more, this book will unfold all the dimensions of this important movement's history and contribution to the life of the church.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Shaking the System

    What I Learned from the Great American Reform Movements

    by Tim Stafford

    Saving the environment. Helping the poor. Stopping abortion. Feeding the hungry. Increasing fair trade. Eliminating pornography. Ending racism. Tim Stafford explores the patterns of successful and failed reform movements to highlight what activists today can learn.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    The Expansion of Evangelicalism

    The Age of Wilberforce, More, Chalmers and Finney

    History of Evangelicalism Series

    by John Wolffe

    John Wolffe provides an authoritative account of evangelicalism from the 1790s to the 1840s, making extensive use of primary sources. A compelling book, rich in detail, that will excite history buffs, students and professors, and any reader interested in the development of evangelicalism.

    Intermediate Intermediate

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