The Future of Evangelicalism in America

Edited by Candy Gunther Brown and Mark Silk

CUP

The Future of Evangelicalism in America

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Pub Date: April 2016

ISBN: 9780231176118

272 Pages

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The Future of Evangelicalism in America

Edited by Candy Gunther Brown and Mark Silk

CUP

In The Future of Evangelicalism in America, thematic chapters on culture, spirituality, theology, politics, and ethnicity reveal the sources of the movement's dynamism, as well as significant challenges confronting the rising generations. A collaboration among scholars of history, religious studies, theology, political science, and ethnic studies, the volume offers unique insight into a vibrant and sometimes controversial movement, the future of which is closely tied to the future of America.
Series Editors' Introduction: The Future of Religion in America, by Mark Silk and Andrew Walsh
Introduction, by Candy Gunther Brown
1. American Evangelicalism: Character, Function, and Trajectories of Change, by Michael S. Hamilton
2. Sound, Style, Substance: New Directions in Evangelical Spirituality, by Chris R. Armstrong
3. The Emerging Divide in Evangelical Theology, by Roger E. Olson
4. Evangelicals, Politics, and Public Policy: Lessons from the Past, Prospects for the Future, by Amy E. Black
5. The Changing Face of Evangelicalism, by Timothy Tseng
Conclusion, by Candy Gunther Brown
Appendix A: American Religious Identification Survey: Research Design
Appendix B: American Religious Identification Survey: Future of Religion in America Survey
Appendix C: American Religious Identification Survey: Typology of Religious Groups
List of Contributors
Index

About the Author

Candy Gunther Brown is professor of religious studies at Indiana University. She is the author or editor of five books, including The Word in the World: Evangelical Writing, Publishing, and Reading in America, 1789-1880 (2004).

Mark Silk is director of the Leonard E. Greenberg Center for the Study of Religion in Public Life and professor of religion in public life at Trinity College in Hartford. He is the coauthor, with Andrew Walsh, of One Nation, Divisible: How Regional Religious Differences Shape American Politics (2008)