First Wednesdays

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What You Didn’t Know about Evangelicalism

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?

This video was recorded at the Ilsley Public Library in Middlebury on May 23, 2019.

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