This article finds fault with the popular evangelicalism of the past few decades and sees it as a crumbling edifice. The source of this demise is evangelicalism's understanding of the doctrine of God, the doctrine of Christ and redemption, and the doctrine of the Holy Spirit, especially his work in regeneration and sanctification.
This article is the second part of a longer article. It summarizes the core beliefs of evangelicalism and their significance for the movement. These core beliefs include the authority of God exercised through Scriptures, the majesty of Jesus Christ in and through the cross, the lordship of the Holy Spirit, etc.
According to Bird, the central issue in current discussions with regard to the doctrine of justification is the topic of the imputation of the righteousness of Christ. Bird wants to, in dialogue with the main protagonists, seek a solution that corresponds with the biblical evidence. He first offers a short history of the doctrine of imputed righteousness since the Reformation.
In the Introduction Köstenberger wants to challenge Evangelicalism on the direction it needs to take on the doctrine of Scripture. He reviews some of the presidential speeches of the Evangelical Theological Society to give an overview of the views held in the past by the movement and theological society.
What is the character of evangelicalism and where is it heading? This article wants to show a direction through the recommendation of relevant literature.
A profile of evangelicalism can be explained in six principles: their view on Holy Scripture, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit, conversion, evangelism, and Christian fellowship. Based on this the article discusses the relationship between evangelicalism and tradition, and the hindrances to true evangelical fellowship.
This article discusses some concerns around evangelicalism: lack of commitment to the infallibility and authority of God's Word, de-emphasizing the importance of the church, a man-centered approach of worship, a wrong focus on evangelism and the church, and lower qualification requirements for pastors. This article is about the reformation of the church.
The challenge of changing culture has had the impact of evangelicalism. This article looks at different forms of evangelicalism which arose as a response to this cultural challenge. Here attention is given to traditional evangelicalism, showing how its emphasis on tradition can be a hindrance for the gospel. The author also examines pragmatic evangelicalism and its short life span.