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*RESCHEDULED* What You Didn’t Know about Evangelicalism
Ilsley Public Library
Most Americans associate evangelicals with the hard-right precincts of the Republican Party. But as Dartmouth religion professor Randall Balmer explains, evangelicalism in America has a much longer and more complex history, including a distinguished pedigree of working for progressive reforms. What happened?
Please note: this talk was originally scheduled to be held on Wednesday, February 6.
- “Religion and Right-Wing Politics: How Evangelicals Reshaped Elections,” New York Times, 10/28/2018
- “Randall Balmer answers, ‘What is an Evangelical?'”, Sojourners, 10/3/2011
- Publisher web page for Randall Balmer’s book The Making of Evangelicalism