106 | Understanding the History of Evangelicalism to Build Its Future

106 | Understanding the History of Evangelicalism to Build Its Future
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106 | Understanding the History of Evangelicalism to Build Its Future
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January 9, 2023 | Dr. Randall Balmer

Prize-winning historian, Emmy Award nominee, author, and John Phillips Chair in Religion at Dartmouth College Dr. Randall Balmer shares about what we can learn from the history of evangelicalism in order to help us grow and build towards its future. He also shares about the importance of separation of church and state and clarifies some commons misconceptions about the origins of the evangelical movement.

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"If we understand the origins of this movement, then I think we can understand exactly where we are and where we're going." Click To Tweet "I can say without fear of contradiction, that [abortion] was not what got the religious right organized in the 1970s. Frankly, it was a defense of racial segregation. And that's tough medicine. I understand that. But I think we… Click To Tweet "If you conjoin Church and state, it's ultimately the integrity of the faith that is compromised." Click To Tweet "I think that if evangelicalism is to have a future, evangelicals need to reconnect with their own traditions, both the Scriptures and their own history." Click To Tweet