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J. Aaron Simmons

© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2009 DOI: 10.1163/156853508X394508 Worldviews 13 (2009) 40-71 www.brill.nl/wo WORLDVIEWS Evangelical Environmentalism: Oxymoron or Opportunity? J. Aaron Simmons Department of Philosophy Hendrix College simmons@hendrix.edu Abstract Often defi ned by affi liation with

Leslie Smith

warranted. Concluding that signifi cant overlap exists between these communities, the essay turns to Judith Butler’s model of pathological rhetoric to consider why such otherwise descriptively problematic labels such as “conservative Protestant,” “fundamentalist,” and “evangelical” continue to be used by

Talmadge French

comprehensive. Reed’s work sets the movement, not in the context of its global expansion and impact, but within the context of its historical development amidst an array of Evangelical-Pentecostal tensions. It characterizes the movement as a sect, rather than a cult, and as a worldwide expression of

Andrew Atherstone

. But they won’t, they won’t, they wont’. Th e Scheme’s evangelical and catholic opponents had frustrated ecumenical hopes, but without off ering a viable alternative. Responding to the archbishop’s cri de coeur, four leading dissentients (Colin Buchanan, Graham Leonard, Eric Mascall and J.I. Packer

David Reed

roots of OP theology in early evangelicalism, OP’s heterodox beliefs and tenuous relationship with other Christian bodies, and Reed’s historical-theological methodology. Keywords Oneness Pentecostal, Pentecostal, Evangelicalism, heterodoxy, race I welcome the opportunity to respond to the two reviews of

Marlon Millner

American Evangelicalism of the 19th century. However, in lifting up an African-American as the exemplar of Oneness Pentecostalism, the book introduces the person’s “black heritage” as an interpretive key, but then fails to follow through on this insight, despite several works around Oneness Pentecostalism

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Philip Salim Francis

religious community—and notably evangelicalism—is rarely smooth. For example, James Baldwin, the famed American writer (1924–1987), described his exit from evangelicalism as a “pulverisation of my fortress.” John Ruskin (1819–1900), leading English social thinker of the Victorian era, referred to his

Vietnamese Evangelicals and Pentecostalism

The Politics of Divine Intervention

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Vince Le

This book offers an analysis of the historical, theological, and social conditions that give rise to the growth of pentecostalism among contemporary Vietnamese evangelicals. Emerging from the analysis is an understanding of how underprivileged evangelicals have utilized the pentecostal emphasis on divine intervention in their pursuit of the betterment of life amid religious and ethnic marginalization.
Within the context of the global growth of pentecostalism, Vietnamese Evangelicals and Pentecostalism shows how people at the grassroots marry the deeply local-based meaning dictated by the particularity of living context and the profoundly universal truth claims made by a religion aspiring to reach all four corners of the earth to enhance life.

de Wall, Heinrich

[German Version] In its broadest sense, evangelical means “according or pertaining to the gospel.” Beyond that meaning, by the Middle Ages it had already been used in criticism of the church to describe a way of life thought to be particularly close to the teaching of the gospel. This meaning was

Fiedler, Klaus and Johnson, Todd M.

[German Version] I. North America – II. Europe – III. Missions in the Evangelical Movement – IV. Missions Declarations The genesis of evangelicalism in North America was tied to personal renewal in the context of the Great Awakening of the 18th century (Revival/Revival movements: II), particularly