It looks like Wheaton College, the bastion of American evangelicalism in the Chicago suburbs, wants to rehabilitate the word “evangelical.” If anyone attending this event wants to write something-up I would be happy to publish it here at the blog:
Learn more about this event here.
Julie Roys of Moody Radio and Vince Bacote of Wheaton College discuss Trump with Chicago-area evangelical television host Jerry Rose. I am very disappointed with Vince. He is an old friend of mine (groomsman in my weeding) but will not use my “court evangelical” term when talking about evangelicals like Jeffress and Falwell getting too close to power. 🙂
Having said that, Bacote is in rare form here:
Syndicate, a theology website, is running a symposium on Grant Wacker’s America’s Pastor: Billy Graham and the Shaping of a Nation.
So far Wacker has responded to reviews by Wheaton College theology professor Vince Bacote and Dartmouth College religion professor Randall Balmer.
Still to come: Reviews by Kathryn Lofton and Nathan Walton.