Anti-Intellectualism and American Revivalism

The historic Christian church has typically been a thinking church.  From Paul to Augustine to Bernard to Aquinas to Calvin to Owen (including many others), Christianity has had a robustly intellectual side to it.  Many Christians have taken seriously Jesus’ command to love God with our minds. In the American church, however, there has been …

The Hollywood Conversion Experience?

I'm sure many of us have heard great accounts of how Jesus sought, found, and rescued a sinner who was tiptoeing on the edge of hell's chasm - maybe some readers have such an amazing testimony. While those who speak these testimonies are trophies of God's grace, these extraordinary experiences should not be the standard …

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