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Four Views on the Spectrum of Evangelicalism compares and contrasts four distinct positions on the current fundamentalist-evangelical spectrum in light of the history of American fundamentalism and evangelicalism.The contributors each state their case for one of four views on the spectrum of evangelicalism:-Kevin T. Bauder: Fundamentalism-R. Albert Mohler Jr.: Conservative/confessional evangelicalism-John G. Stackhouse Jr.: Generic evangelicalism-Roger E. Olson: Postconservative evangelicalismEach author explains his position, which is critiqued by the other three authors. The interactive and fair-minded nature of the Counterpoints format allows the reader to consider the strengths and weaknesses of each view and draw informed, personal conclusions.The Counterpoints series provides a forum for comparison and critique of different views on issues important to Christians. Counterpoints books address two categories: Church Life and Bible & Theology. Complete your library with other books in the Counterpoints series.

About the Authors

Kevin T. Bauder (DMin, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; PhD, Dallas Theological Seminary) is past president of and current research professor of systematic and historical theology at Central Baptist Theological Seminary, Minneapolis. He is a general editor of One Bible Only? Examining Exclusive Claims for the King James Bible.

R. Albert Mohler, Jr. is the President of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. He holds a B.A. from Samford University, M.Div. and Ph.D. degrees from Southern Seminary, and is the Joseph Emerson Brown Professor of Christian Theology at Southern Seminary. Dr. Mohler hosts two programs: “The Briefing” and “Thinking in Public.” He is the author of many books, including He Is Not Silent: Preaching in a Postmodern WorldThe Conviction to Lead: 25 Principles for Leadership That Matters, and We Cannot Be Silent: Speaking Truth to a Culture Redefining Sex, Marriage, and the Very Meaning of Right and Wrong. He lives in Louisville, KY, with his wife Mary. They are parents to Katie and Christopher, and grandparents to Benjamin.  

John G. Stackhouse Jr. (PhD, University of Chicago) is the Samuel J. Mikolaski Professor of Religious Studies and Dean of Faculty Development at Crandall University, New Brunswick, Canada.

Roger E. Olson (PhD, Rice University) is professor of theology at George W. Truett Theological Seminary of Baylor University. He is the author of many books, including Questions to All Your Answers: The Journey from Folk Religion to Examined Faith; Reformed and Always Reforming: The Postconservative Approach to Evangelical Theology; and How to Be Evangelical without Being Conservative.

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