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Dr. Auten Reviews Worthen’s Apostles of Reason

TCI contributor Brian Auten has posted a review of Molly Worthen’s book,¬†Apostles of Reason. The book is quite critical of what it calls “neo-fundamentalism” and “neo-evangelicalism,” and as such, it is quite controversial. Dr. Auten is evenhanded in his review, noting the areas of strength and weakness. Still, he rightly picks up on the fact […]

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Rousseau on the Reformation

In a recent interview, the historian Molly Worthen describes her investigation into the relationship between evangelicals and authority, and provides an explanation that what is often identified as evangelical “anti-intellectualism” is actually a struggle to reconcile different sources of authority. “Especially in the past generation or so, we’ve seen a recovery of theological traditions within […]