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Emerging evangelicals faith, modernity, and the desire for authenticity by James S. Bielo

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Evangelicalism,
  • Emerging church movement

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJames S. Bielo
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBR1642.U5 B53 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24842767M
ISBN 109780814789544, 9780814789551, 9780814789568, 9780814739181
LC Control Number2011015755

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The Emerging Church movement developed in the mids among primarily white, urban, middle-class pastors and laity who were disenchanted with America’s conservative Evangelical sub-culture. It is a response to the increasing divide between conservative Evangelicals and concerned critics who strongly oppose what they consider overly slick. As far as I know, Emerging Evangelicals is the first book-length ethnographic account of the movement. Jones’ self-published PhD offers some ethnographic observations, but it is primarily a theological work. So, Bielo pushes on the boundaries of scholarship first established in Eddie Gibbs and Ryan Bolger’s book Emerging Churches.   The Emerging Church movement developed in the mids among primarily white, urban, middle-class pastors and laity who were disenchanted with America’s conservative Evangelical sub-culture. It is a response to the increasing divide between conservative Evangelicals and concerned critics who strongly oppose what they consider overly slick, corporate, and consumerist versions of faith.   Emerging Evangelicals by James S. Bielo, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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