"Occupy Till I Come: A. T. Pierson and the Evangelization of the World" by Dana L. Roberts

Friday, 11 May 2007

In a 1970 article, historian George M. Marsden provocatively argued that twentieth-century American Fundamentalism and Evangelicalism owed as much to the previous century's New School Presbyterianism as to the Old School stream represented by Princeton theologians Charles Hodge and B. B. Warfield. With their activist brand of piety and evangelistic-oriented vision of ministry, many New School Presbyterians who revered Charles Finney eventually found their way into nascent Fundamentalism. Perhaps the poster child for this movement was A. T. Pierson (1837-1911), whose life is insightfully chronicled by Dana Robert in Occupy Till I Come. Robert has ...

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