Defending the Faith: J. Gresham Machen and the Crisis of Conservative Protestantism in Modern America

Defending the Faith: J. Gresham Machen and the Crisis of Conservative Protestantism in Modern America

by D. G. Hart
     
 

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Examines the ambivalent career of Machen (1881-1937) who emerged as America's most articulate spokesman for traditional Christianity in the early 20th century, but whose opposition to prohibition and championing of civil rights made him the darling of the very secular intellectuals that his congregations railed against. A final chapter notes his lingering influence in fundamentalist Christianity today. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780801020230
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
07/01/1995
Edition description:
1st paperback ed
Pages:
228
Age Range:
18 Years

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