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Why We Belong: Evangelical Unity and Denominational Diversity

Why We Belong: Evangelical Unity and Denominational Diversity

Anthony L. Chute, Christopher W. Morgan, and Robert A. Peterson, eds., Why We Belong: Evangelical Unity and Denominational Diversity (Wheaton, Illinois: Crossway Books, 2013), 251 pages, ISBN 9781433514838. Can Evangelicals unite amid its constituencies’ diverse denominational affiliation? Nine North American religious scholars from the Anglican, Baptist, Lutheran, Methodist, Pentecostal and Presbyterian denominations explain how their […]

The Future Direction of Evangelical Theology

The Future Direction of Evangelical Theology

Dr. Amos Yong will be the Evangelical Theological Society speaker for the 2018 Midwest Region joint meeting with the Evangelical Philosophical Society. Their theme this year is The Future Direction of Evangelical Theology. When: Friday, March 23, 8:00 a.m. through Saturday, March 24, 1:00 p.m. Where: Grace Bible College in Wyoming, Michigan (Wyoming is a […]

Amos Yong: The Future of Evangelical Theology

Amos Yong: The Future of Evangelical Theology

Amos Yong, The Future of Evangelical Theology: Soundings from the Asian American Diaspora (Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2014), 255 pages, ISBN 9780830840601. Amos Yong begins this monograph by emphasizing the global diversity of Christianity. He argues that, in terms of demographics, we can no longer view it principally as a Western religion. After all, […]

Preserving Evangelical Unity

Preserving Evangelical Unity

Michael L. Meiring, ed., Preserving Evangelical Unity: Welcoming Diversity in Non-Essentials (Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2009). In Preserving Evangelical Unity, editor Michael L. Meiring brings together a variety of voices from within the Evangelical community to discuss an assortment of theological issues for which there is no uniformity in belief. He maintains that the […]

Leland Ryken: J. I. Packer: An Evangelical Life

Leland Ryken: J. I. Packer: An Evangelical Life

Leland Ryken, J. I. Packer: An Evangelical Life (Wheaton: Crossway, 2015), 432 pages, ISBN 9781433542527. The Thesis In J. I. Packer: An Evangelical Life, Leland Ryken aims to not merely recount the life events of leading evangelical scholar J. I. Packer, but also to show who he is as a man. Packer has served in […]

Supernatural Physical Manifestations in the Evangelical and Holiness Revival Movements, by Paul King

Supernatural Physical Manifestations in the Evangelical and Holiness Revival Movements, by Paul King

With the phenomena associated with the “Toronto Blessing,” the Pensacola/Brownsville revival, and the ministry of Rodney Howard‑Browne, such as falling under the power of the Spirit, trembling, holy laughter, etc., people have tended to either completely accept or completely reject all such phenomena. However, when we study the history of the church, in particular the […]

Evangelical and Frontier Mission: Perspectives on the Global Progress of the Gospel, reviewed by Malcolm R. Brubaker

Evangelical and Frontier Mission: Perspectives on the Global Progress of the Gospel, reviewed by Malcolm R. Brubaker

Beth Snodderly and A. Scott Moreau, eds., Evangelical and Frontier Mission: Perspectives on the Global Progress of the Gospel (Eugene, Oregon: Wipf and Stock, 2011), 312 pages, ISBN 9781870345989. To the Pentecostal/charismatic readers of The Pneuma Review this work’s title may not seem all that relevant. However, here are some reasons why this collection of […]

Highlights from Evangelical Theological Society 2010

Highlights from Evangelical Theological Society 2010

The 62nd Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society convened November 17-19, 2010, at the Atlanta Hilton in Atlanta, GA. The conference, attended by over 2600 persons from around the globe, had “Justification by Faith” as its major concern. N.T.. Wright, from the University of St. Andrews, and Bishop of Durham in the U.K. spoke […]

A Movement Actually on the Move: An Appreciative Response to An Evangelical Manifesto

A Movement Actually on the Move: An Appreciative Response to An Evangelical Manifesto

  There seems to be a move by some Evangelicals to engage more effectively today’s culture and society. This has been building for some time. Neither do these appear to be isolated incidents. Several Evangelicals are moving in similar directions. “An Evangelical Manifesto: A Declaration of Evangelical Identity and Public Commitment” (see www.evangelicalmanifesto.com) is an […]

Moving Mountains: Lessons in Bold Faith from Great Evangelical Leaders

Moving Mountains: Lessons in Bold Faith from Great Evangelical Leaders

Paul L. King, Moving Mountains: Lessons in Bold Faith from Great Evangelical Leaders (Grand Rapids: Chosen, 2004), 255 pages, ISBN 9780800793753. Paul King’s Moving Mountains is much more than ordinary hagiography. It is more like a practical textbook on living the life of faith. Make that living the life of faith with boldness. Add balance […]

Roger Olson: Pocket History of Evangelical Theology

Roger Olson: Pocket History of Evangelical Theology

  Roger E. Olson, Pocket History of Evangelical Theology (Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 2007), 152 pages, ISBN 9780830827060. In sixteen short chapters, Olson (Ph.D., Rice University) provides us with historical essays that cover the origination, development, and maturation of Evangelical theology within North America. The introductory chapter, composed of only fifteen pages, is worth the price […]

Coming Out of the Hangar: Confessions of an Evangelical Deist

Coming Out of the Hangar: Confessions of an Evangelical Deist

  Never seen a miracle? Still believe in them?   Waiting for the Breakthrough I have never seen a miracle. Not one I recognized. I have prayed for folks who were sick—sick with cancer, disease, or some disability. No one was supernaturally healed when I prayed. I have heard first-hand accounts of people suffering from […]

Kenneth Collins: The Evangelical Moment

Kenneth Collins: The Evangelical Moment

  Kenneth J. Collins, The Evangelical Moment: The Promise of an American Religion (Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2005), 288 pages, ISBN 9780801027444. In his work, The Evangelical Moment: The Promise of an American Religion, Kenneth Collins covers a tremendous amount of territory in a little over two-hundred pages. Collins begins his work by painting a […]

John Stott: Evangelical Truth

John Stott: Evangelical Truth

  John Stott, Evangelical Truth: A Personal Plea for Unity, Integrity & Faithfulness (Downer’s Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1999), 131 pages. In this 1999 book, John Stott has summarized with excellence that which all evangelicals hold in common. He begins by defining who the evangelicals are and then applies the three R’s—revelation, redemption, and regeneration—to […]

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