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The American Evangelical Story: A History of the Movement

The American Evangelical Story: A History of the Movement

by Douglas A. Sweeney

The American Evangelical Story surveys the role American evangelicalism has had in the shaping of global evangelical history.Author Douglas Sweeney begins with a brief outline of the key features that define evangelicals and then explores the roots of the movement in English Pietism and the Great Awakening of the eighteenth century. He goes on to consider th… Read more…

The Suffering and Victorious Christ: Toward a More Compassionate Christology

The Suffering and Victorious Christ: Toward a More Compassionate Christology

by Douglas A. Sweeney, Richard J. Mouw and Willie Jennings

American theologians tend to focus on the great hope Christians have through Christ's resurrection, emphasizing Christ's victory while minimizing or ignoring his suffering. Through their engagements with Japanese Christians and African American Christians on the topic of Christology, Richard Mouw and Douglas Sweeney have come to recognize and undersc… Read more…

Jonathan Edwards and Justification

Jonathan Edwards and Justification

by Josh Moody, Douglas A. Sweeney, Samuel T. LoganJr., Kyle Strobel and Rhys Bezzant

Five renowned Edwards scholars make a credible case for Jonathan Edwards’s doctrine of justification to be solidly Reformational, while also addressing some of the contemporary discussions on justification.… Read more…

Why We Belong: Evangelical Unity and Denominational Diversity

Why We Belong: Evangelical Unity and Denominational Diversity

by David S. Dockery, Timothy George, Gerald Bray, Christopher W. Morgan, Robert A. Peterson, Bryan Chapell, Douglas A. Sweeney, Anthony L. Chute, Bryan D. Klaus and Timothy C. Tennent

Denominations, although often maligned, are important for the continued health and vitality of the church. Contributors from a variety of evangelical traditions share their personal stories for the sake of unity across denominational lines.… Read more…