Miles, Todd. Superheroes Can’t Save You: Epic Examples of Historic Heresies. Nashville: B&H 2019. pp. 208, $20 paperback. Todd L. Miles is professor of Theology and Director of the Master of Theology program at Western Seminary in Portland, OR. We are easily enamored with escaping our normal everyday lives to enjoy watching our favorite superhero destroy the evil villain, bring justice to the oppressors, and save the day. Whether you are a...

JBTS Volume 8 | Issue 1 JBTS 8.1 Twentieth-Century Evangelicalism in the US and Beyond (Full Issue) Twentieth-Century Evangelicalism: Missional, Intellectual, Theologically Diverse, Complex, and Increasingly Global by Ryan A. Brandt and Amber Thomas Reynolds American Evangelical Missions Since 1910 by A. Scott Moreau Forgotten Voices in Early Twentieth-Century Evangelical Theology by Kenneth J. Stewart Bill Bright’s Four Spiritual Laws a...

Twentieth-Century Evangelicalism: Missional, Intellectual, Theologically Diverse, Complex, and Increasingly Global  Ryan A. Brandt and Amber Thomas Reynolds Ryan A. Brandt is Professor of Christian History and Theology at Grand Canyon University; Amber Thomas Reynolds is Adjunct Assistant Professor of History at Wheaton College (IL) Introduction Twentieth-century evangelicalism: what a daunting subject to choose! The genesis of this special is...

American Evangelical Missions Since 1910 A. Scott Moreau Scott is Professor of Intercultural Studies Emeritus and former Academic Dean of Wheaton College Graduate School   Abstract: This article provides a brief synopsis of US evangelical missions over the course of the twentieth century. Each of the four historical sections (1910 to 1945, 1946 to 1974, 1975 to 2000, 2001 to 2020) explores developments, challenges, and trends of the time ...

Forgotten Voices in Early Twentieth-Century Evangelical Theology  Kenneth J. Stewart Kenneth is Professor of Theological Studies Emeritus, Covenant College, Lookout Mountain, GA Abstract: Standard accounts of fundamentalism and evangelicalism in the inter- war period of the twentieth century uniformly emphasize the paucity of energetic scholarship in Scripture and Theology. It is suggested that energies were largely directed towards theologica...

Bill Bright’s Four Spiritual Laws and Their Place in the History and Trajectory of Evangelical Soteriology  Sean McGever Sean (PhD, Aberdeen) is adjunct faculty in the College of Theology at Grand Canyon University and Area Director for Young Life   Abstract: This article analyzes the trajectory and norms of evangelical soteriology and evangelistic ministry established by early evangelicals Jonathan Edwards and John Wesley and later...

The Indelible Mark of Boon Mark Gittisarn on Twentieth-Century Christianity in Thailand: A Brief Biography  Karl Dahlfred Karl is professor of church history at Chiang Mai Theological Seminary and missionary with OMF International   Abstract: Over the course of nine decades in the twentieth century, Thai pastor and evangelist Boon Mark Gittisarn tirelessly preached the Gospel throughout Thailand, asserted Thai leadership when missionaries...

Evangelicals Shift to the South, 1900-2020: Decentering Western Perspectives and Building Global Equality  Todd M. Johnson Todd is the Eva B. and Paul E. Toms Distinguished Professor of Mission and Global Christianity and co-director of the Center for the Study of Global Christianity at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, as well as Visiting Research Fellow at Boston University’s Institute for Culture, Religion and World Affairs   Abstra...

JBTS 7.2 On Critiquing Social Trinitarianism: Problems with a Recent Attempt by Andrew Hollingsworth On Critiquing “on Critiquing Social Trinitarianism”: A Response to Andrew Hollingsworth by Samuel G. Parkison A Philosophical Analysis of J.R. Daniel Kirk’s A Man Attested by God by Timothy J. Pawl In Other Words? the Difficult Question of Jesus’s Divinity in Schleiermacher by Matt Jenson Theology in Missional Mode: Harv...

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JBTS 8.1 Full Issue Twentieth-Century Evangelicalism in the US and Beyond
Articles , Church History , Featured / December 7, 2023

JBTS Volume 8 | Issue 1 JBTS 8.1 Twentieth-Century Evangelicalism in the US and Beyond (Full Issue) Twentieth-Century Evangelicalism: Missional, Intellectual, Theologically Diverse, Complex, and Increasingly Global by Ryan A. Brandt and Amber Thomas Reynolds American Evangelical Missions Since 1910 by A. Scott Moreau Forgotten Voices in Early Twentieth-Century Evangelical Theology by Kenneth J. Stewart Bill Bright’s Four Spirit...

Twentieth-Century Evangelicalism: Missional, Intellectual, Theologically Diverse, Complex, and Increasingly Global by Ryan A. Brandt and Amber Thomas Reynolds

Twentieth-Century Evangelicalism: Missional, Intellectual, Theologically Diverse, Complex, and Increasingly Global  Ryan A. Brandt and Amber Thomas Reynolds Ryan A. Brandt is Professor of Christian History and Theology at Grand Canyon University; Amber Thomas Reynolds is Adjunct Assistant Professor of History at Wheaton College (IL) Introduction Twentieth-century evangelicalism: what a daunting subject to choose! The genesis of this ...

American Evangelical Missions Since 1910 by A. Scott Moreau

American Evangelical Missions Since 1910 A. Scott Moreau Scott is Professor of Intercultural Studies Emeritus and former Academic Dean of Wheaton College Graduate School   Abstract: This article provides a brief synopsis of US evangelical missions over the course of the twentieth century. Each of the four historical sections (1910 to 1945, 1946 to 1974, 1975 to 2000, 2001 to 2020) explores developments, challenges, and trends of...

Forgotten Voices in Early Twentieth-Century Evangelical Theology by Kenneth J. Stewart

Forgotten Voices in Early Twentieth-Century Evangelical Theology  Kenneth J. Stewart Kenneth is Professor of Theological Studies Emeritus, Covenant College, Lookout Mountain, GA Abstract: Standard accounts of fundamentalism and evangelicalism in the inter- war period of the twentieth century uniformly emphasize the paucity of energetic scholarship in Scripture and Theology. It is suggested that energies were largely directed towards ...

Bill Bright’s Four Spiritual Laws and Their Place in the History and Trajectory of Evangelical Soteriology by Sean McGever

Bill Bright’s Four Spiritual Laws and Their Place in the History and Trajectory of Evangelical Soteriology  Sean McGever Sean (PhD, Aberdeen) is adjunct faculty in the College of Theology at Grand Canyon University and Area Director for Young Life   Abstract: This article analyzes the trajectory and norms of evangelical soteriology and evangelistic ministry established by early evangelicals Jonathan Edwards and John Wesley...

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Book Reviews

Review of Superheroes Can’t Save You: Epic Examples of Historic Heresies by Todd Miles

Miles, Todd. Superheroes Can’t Save You: Epic Examples of Historic Heresies. Nashville: B&H 2019. pp. 208, $20 paperback. Todd L. Miles is professor of Theology and Director of the Master of Theology program at Western Seminary in Portland, OR. We are easily enamored with escaping our normal everyday lives to enjoy watching our favorite superhero destroy the evil villain, bring justice to the oppressors, and save the day. Whether...

Review of Doing Asian American Theology: A Contextual Framework for Faith and Practice by Daniel D. Lee

Lee, Daniel D. Doing Asian American Theology: A Contextual Framework for Faith and Practice. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2022, pp. 216, $24.00, paperback. Daniel D. Lee is the Associate Professor of Theology and Asian American Studies, and also the academic dean for the Center for Asian American Theology and Ministry at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. Lee’s newest work, Doing Asian American Theology, p...

Review of You Need a Better Gospel: Reclaiming the Good New of Participation with Christ by Klyne R. Snodgrass
Book Reviews , New Testament / October 27, 2023

Snodgrass, Klyne R. You Need a Better Gospel: Reclaiming the Good News of Participation with Christ. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2022, pp. 174, $24, paperback.   The author is professor emeritus of New Testament studies at North Park Theological Seminary. He posits two chief problems facing ministers in today’s America: “our society has little interest in a gospel, and the church has failed miserably to do justice to its own me...

Review of The Irreducibility of the Human Person: A Catholic Synthesis by Mark K. Spencer
Book Reviews , Philosophy , Theology / October 20, 2023

Spencer, Mark K. The Irreducibility of the Human Person: A Catholic Synthesis. Washington D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2022. 448 pages. $34.95. The Irreducibility of the Human Person: A Catholic Synthesis is a rich philosophical exploration of the foundations for a theological anthropology. Mark K. Spencer covers tremendous ground that provides a unique contribution to the literature in the philosophy of theologica...

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