Excerpt: Mapping the Terrain for Engagement on Human Sexuality

This is an excerpt from an article by Oliver O’Donovan on livingchurch.org. The rest of the article can be read here.  In the mid-twentieth century the Church of England used to attract admiration for its treatment of challenging contemporary moral issues. The form it used was the working-party Report: a small group of members with … Continue Reading

The Regions and Tribes of Evangelical Theology: The Revisionists Part I: Barthian Revisionist Evangelicals

This is the sixth of eight articles exploring the present state of Evangelical theology. The first, second, third, fourth, and fifth can be found here, here, here, here and here. Introduction We continue our journey through the vast country of Evangelical theology. We began in the Classical region, the ancestral homelands of much post-war Evangelicalism. There we … Continue Reading

A Report from Across the Pond: The State of Evangelicalism Amid the 2020 Election

What’s Going On? As the 2020 election draws near next month, the world is watching to see who will be the next president of the United States. Donald Trump has consistently relied on the white evangelical grassroots as his largest voting bloc. Reportedly 81% of white evangelicals voted for Donald Trump in the 2016 election, … Continue Reading

The Regions and Tribes of Evangelical Theology: The Catholics Part 2: Ecumenical Evangelical Catholics

This is the fifth of eight articles exploring the present state of Evangelical theology. The first, second, third and fourth can be found here, here, here and here.    Introduction We continue our journey across the wide expanse of the Evangelical country. We began in the Classical region by exploring two tribes that inhabit the land … Continue Reading

The Regions and Tribes of Evangelical Theology: The Catholics Part 1: Confessional Evangelical Catholics

This is the fourth of eight articles exploring the present state of Evangelical theology. The first, second and third can be found here, here, and here. Introduction In the last two articles, we explored the ancestral home of Evangelical theology: the Classical Region. But now we shift our attention, following the tribes who have travelled … Continue Reading

The Regions and Tribes of Evangelical Theology: The Classicists, Part Two: Classical Postconservative Evangelicals

This is the third of eight articles exploring the present state of Evangelical theology. The first and second can be found here and here. Introduction In the last article, we began to explore the ancestral home of most Evangelical theology: the Classical region. This had been dominated by one tribe, Classical Conservative Evangelicals (CCE), which … Continue Reading

The Regions and Tribes of Evangelical Theology: The Classicists, Part One: Classical Conservative Evangelicals

This is the second of eight articles exploring the present state of Evangelical theology. The first can be found here. The Classical Region We begin our journey across the landscape of the Evangelical country in the ancestral homeland of most Evangelical theologians: Classical Evangelical theology. This theological movement began as a young rebellious group within … Continue Reading

The Regions and Tribes of Evangelical Theology: Introduction

This is the first of eight articles exploring the present state of Evangelical theology Evangelicalism has always been a country of competing tribes. Even in the 18th Century revival, the clash between Calvinists and Arminians – made personal in the interactions between Whitfield and Wesley – was enough to cause a split. 19th Century Wesleyan … Continue Reading