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Author Bielo, James S

Title Emerging evangelicals : faith, modernity, and the desire for authenticity / James S. Bielo
Published New York : New York University Press, ©2011


Description 1 online resource (xii, 225 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction : conceptualizing emerging evangelicalism -- Stories of deconversion -- Ironies of faith -- Ancient-future I : experiencing God -- Ancient-future II : everyday monastics -- Missional I : everyday missionaries -- Missional II : kingdom theologies -- Church planting I : a new work -- Church planting II : sense of place -- Conclusion : dialogic evangelicalism
Summary The Emerging Church movement developed in the mid-1990s 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. A core feature of their response is a challenge to traditional congregational models, often focusing on new church plants and creating networks of related house churches. Drawing on three years of ethnographic f
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Evangelicalism -- United States
Emerging church movement -- United States
RELIGION -- Christianity -- History.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- General.
Emerging church movement
Emerging Church
Evangelikale Bewegung
Kirchliche Erneuerung
United States
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780814723234