Exploring New Frontiers in Evangelical History (Divining Lives: History, Biography, and the Conflict of Interpretations)

Speaker(s): Brendan Pietsch, Bruce Hindmarsh, David Hempton, David Jones, George Marsden, Kate Bowler, Mark Noll, Roger Lundin
Date: July 25-26, 2008
Length: 8:49:25
Product ID: RGDL3835S

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A number of promonent evangelical historians gave papers on new directions for historical exploration within the Evangelical past.

  1. Divining Lives: History, Biography, and the Conflict of Interpretations by Roger Lundin (Wheaton College)
  2. Putting Hymnody to Use for the History of Evangelicalism by Mark Noll
  3. So Much Idolized by Some, and Railed at by Others': George Whitefield and Evangelical History by David Jones (Aberystwyth University)
  4. Theologically Conservative Christianity and Moral Progress by George Marsden (Notre Dame)
  5. Wesley Agonistes and the Calvinist Sublime: The Spiritual Ideals of the Early Evangelicals by Bruce Hindmarsh (Regent College)
  6. Dispensational Modernism and the Scofield Reference Bible by Brendan Pietsch (PhD cand., Duke University)
  7. Blessed Assurance: Faith and the American Prosperity Movement by Kate Bowler (PhD cand., Duke University)
  8. The Religion of the Heart and the Rise of Global Christianity by David Hempton (Harvard Divinity School)

See All Audio by Brendan Pietsch Bruce Hindmarsh David Hempton David Jones George Marsden Kate Bowler Mark Noll Roger Lundin

Brendan Pietsch is an Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Nazarbayev University. His research is on nineteenth-century American Protestant fundamentalists, and the way they constructed confidence in religious ideas by embracing scientific rhetoric and technological methods.

Bruce Hindmarsh is the James M. Houston Professor of Spiritual Theology at Regent College. He also serves as the President of the American Society of Church History. He is author of John Newton and the English Evangelical Tradition: Between the Conversion of Wesley and Wilberforce and The Evangelical Conversion Narrative, and his articles have appeared in Church History and the Journal of Ecclesiastical History.

David Hempton is Dean of the Faculty of Divinity, Alonzo L. McDonald Family Professor of Evangelical Theological Studies, and John Lord O'Brian Professor of Divinity at Harvard Divinity School. He is author of several books, including The Church in the Long Eighteenth Century, Methodism: Empire of the Spirit, and Methodism and Politics in British Society, 1750-1850.

David Ceri Jones is a lecturer for the History Department at Aberystwyth University. He is author (with Boyd S. Schlenther and Eryn M. White) of The Elect Methodists: Calvinistic Methodism in England and Wales, 1735u20111811, as well as editor of Evangelicalism and Fundamentalism in the United Kingdom during the Twentieth Century (with David Bebbington) and Engaging with Martyn Lloyd-Jones: the Life and Legacy of "the Doctor" (with Andrew Atherstone).

George Marsden is Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Notre Dame. He is author of many books, including Fundamentalism and American Culture, Jonathan Edwards: A Life, and Understanding Fundamentalism and Evangelicalism.

Kate Bowler is Assistant Professor of the History of Christianity at Duke Divinity School. Her first book, Blessed: A History of the American Prosperity Gospel, traces the rise of Christian belief in divine promises of health, wealth, and happiness. Other works on the prosperity gospel include "Blessed Bodies: Healing within the African-American Faith Movement" in Global Pentecostal and Charismatic Healing and 'From Far and Wide: The Canadian Faith Movement' in Church & Faith Trends, February 2010.

Mark A. Noll is Francis A. McAnaney Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame, as well as co-founder of the Institute of American Evangelicals at Wheaton College. He is author of many books, including Protestantism: A Very Short Introduction, The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind, A History of Christianity in the United States and Canada, and Is the Reformation Over?: An Evangelical Assessment of Contemporary Roman Catholicism.

Roger Lundin is Clyde S. Kilby Professor of English at Wheaton College. He is the author of The Culture of Interpretation: Christian Faith and the Postmodern World, Emily Dickinson and the Art of Belief, and The Promise of Hermeneutics (with Anthony C. Thiselton and Clarence Walhout).

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