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Routledge Studies in Evangelicalism


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The study of evangelicalism is a well-developed discipline with a strong international readership. A major movement within global Christianity, it continues to attract considerable scholarly and ‘popular’ interest on both sides of the Atlantic and further afield. The Routledge Studies in Evangelicalism series publishes monographs and collaborative volumes of significant original research in any aspect of evangelical history or historical theology from the eighteenth century to the present, and is global in its scope. This series will appeal both to the flourishing community of scholars of religious history and to informed practitioners within the evangelical constituency.

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Evangelicals and the Philosophy of Science The Victoria Institute, 1865-1939

Evangelicals and the Philosophy of Science The Victoria Institute, 1865-1939

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Stuart Mathieson
November 30, 2020

This book investigates the debates around religion and science at the influential Victoria Institute. Founded in London in 1865, and largely drawn from the evangelical wing of the Church of England, it had as its prime objective the defence of ‘the great truths revealed in Holy Scripture’ from ‘the...

Evangelicalism and Dissent in Modern England and Wales

Evangelicalism and Dissent in Modern England and Wales

1st Edition

Forthcoming

David Bebbington, David Ceri Jones
September 08, 2020

This book treads new ground by bringing the Evangelical and Dissenting movements within Christianity into close engagement with one another. While Evangelicalism and Dissent both have well established historiographies, there are few books that specifically explore the relationship between the two. ...

The Religious Formation of John Witherspoon Calvinism, Evangelicalism, and the Scottish Enlightenment

The Religious Formation of John Witherspoon Calvinism, Evangelicalism, and the Scottish Enlightenment

1st Edition

Kevin DeYoung
February 13, 2020

This book explores in unprecedented detail the theological thinking of John Witherspoon during his often overlooked ministerial career in Scotland. In contrast to the arguments made by other historians, it shows that there was considerable continuity of thought between Witherspoon’s Scottish ...

Evangelicals and the End of Christendom Religion, Australia and the Crises of the 1960s

Evangelicals and the End of Christendom Religion, Australia and the Crises of the 1960s

1st Edition

Hugh Chilton
December 11, 2019

Exploring the response of evangelicals to the collapse of ‘Greater Christian Britain’ in Australia in the long 1960s, this book provides a new religious perspective to the end of empire and a fresh national perspective to the end of Christendom. In the turbulent 1960s, two foundations of the ...

Making Evangelical History Faith, Scholarship and the Evangelical Past

Making Evangelical History Faith, Scholarship and the Evangelical Past

1st Edition

Andrew Atherstone, David Ceri Jones
April 30, 2019

This volume makes a significant contribution to the ‘history of ecclesiastical histories’, with a fresh analysis of historians of evangelicalism from the eighteenth century to the present. It explores the ways in which their scholarly methods and theological agendas shaped their writings. Each ...

Religion and Relationships in Ragged Schools An Intimate History of Educating the Poor, 1844-1870

Religion and Relationships in Ragged Schools An Intimate History of Educating the Poor, 1844-1870

1st Edition

Laura M. Mair
March 28, 2019

Focusing on the interaction between teachers and scholars, this book provides an intimate account of "ragged schools" that challenges existing scholarship on evangelical child-saving movements and Victorian philanthropy. With Lord Shaftesbury as their figurehead, these institutions provided a free ...

The Routledge Research Companion to the History of Evangelicalism

The Routledge Research Companion to the History of Evangelicalism

1st Edition

Andrew Atherstone, David Ceri Jones
July 11, 2018

Evangelicalism, an inter-denominational religious movement that has grown to become one of the most pervasive expressions of world Christianity in the early twenty-first century, had its origins in the religious revivals led by George Whitefield, John Wesley and Jonathan Edwards in the middle ...

Philip Doddridge and the Shaping of Evangelical Dissent

Philip Doddridge and the Shaping of Evangelical Dissent

1st Edition

Robert Strivens
October 28, 2015

Evangelical Dissent in the early eighteenth century had to address a variety of intellectual challenges. How reliable was the Bible? Was traditional Christian teaching about God, humanity, sin and salvation true? What was the role of reason in the Christian faith? Philip Doddridge (1702-51) ...

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