They Walked In The Spirit / Edition 1

They Walked In The Spirit / Edition 1

by Douglas M. Strong
     
 

ISBN-10: 0664257062

ISBN-13: 9780664257064

Pub. Date: 11/01/1997

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

Many believe that American Protestantism has long been divided into two groups: those concerned with the impact of religion in the public sphere and those concerned with private faith, individual morality, and personal evangelism. Douglas Strong provides examples of people over the last 150 years who bridged the apparent chasm between these two groups and were

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Overview

Many believe that American Protestantism has long been divided into two groups: those concerned with the impact of religion in the public sphere and those concerned with private faith, individual morality, and personal evangelism. Douglas Strong provides examples of people over the last 150 years who bridged the apparent chasm between these two groups and were able to nurture a deep personal piety while simultaneously working to transform society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664257064
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
11/01/1997
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
0.39(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: The Mixed Legacy of American Evangelicalism
1William Goodell (1792-1878) - Antislavery Church Reformer and Politician: Making Progress in Holy Activity1
2Julia A. J. Foote (1823-1900) - Holiness Preacher: Overcoming Prejudice Through Sanctification17
3William Seymour (1870-1922) - Pentecostal Leader of the Azusa Street Revival: Empowered to Bring All Races Into One Common Family33
4Charles Stelzle (1869-1941) - The Presbyterian "Apostle to Labor": Promoting a Social Service Revival49
5Vida Scudder (1862-1954) - The Episcopal "Socialist Churchwoman": Challenging the Privileged to Live Out Christ's Great Adventure65
6E. Stanley Jones (1884-1973) - Missionary Evangelist: Presenting a Disentangled Christ77
7Clarence Jordan (1912-1969) - Creator of the "Cotton Patch" Gospel: Building Biblical Community91
8Orlando E. Costas (1942-1987) - Theologian and Missiologist: Enlarging the Scope of Christian Conversion107
Conclusion119

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