Guaranteed Pure: The Moody Bible Institute, Business, and the Making of Modern Evangelicalism

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Product Details

Price
$37.38
Publisher
University of North Carolina Press
Publish Date
Pages
328
Dimensions
6.43 X 9.5 X 0.69 inches | 1.05 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781469633435

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About the Author

Timothy Gloege is an independent scholar living in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Reviews

Offers [insights] on the social and economic contexts that shaped both institutional and personal religious identity since the end of the nineteenth century.--Religious Studies Review


A first-rate book that deserves close scholarly attention.--Review and Expositor


In this significant, thought-provoking work, Gloege traces the rise of Evangelicalism after the Civil War.--CHOICE


Tells the story of the founding and evolution of Moody Bible Institute through its history of practical business management.--Journal of American Culture


Eminently readable and frequently brilliant.--Christianity Today


A valuable contribution to the story of the interactions between Protestant evangelicalism and capitalism in the United States.--Journal of American History


A significant contribution to the historiographical wrangling over the character of American evangelism.--American Historical Review


May spark a new trend in American religious studies. . . . Add[s] significantly to our understanding and also speak[s] to our present situation.--The Annals of Iowa


Draws fascinating connections between business and religion throughout.--Business History Review


American church history fans will relish this work.--Library Journal


Deftly argued, extensively researched, and with brilliant insight, Guaranteed Pure offers a major contribution to our understanding of American religion.--Church History and Religious Culture