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My Brother’s Keeper: George McGovern and Progressive Christianity. By Mark A. Lempke

Excerpt: Long overshadowed by historians’ preoccupation with the influence conservative evangelicals have wielded on the national stage, the scholarship on progressive faith traditions is now coming into its own. Alongside works like David R. Swartz’s Moral Minority and Jill K. Gill’s Embattled…
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December 11, 2017
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Tish Warren, Jen Hatmaker, and the “Crisis” of the Female Christian Blogosphere in Historical Perspective

As a historian of American Christianity, I have followed with great interest the conversation Tish Harrison Warren began earlier this spring at Christianity Today’s #AmplifyWomen series. In an essay titled “Who’s In Charge of the Christian Blogosphere?,” Warren identified “a new crisis…
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August 31, 2017