I have, I hasten to say, no opinion on this matter, but it's an interesting discussion.

Author:Mills, David
Position:WHILE WE'RE AT IT
 
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I have, I hasten to say, no opinion on this matter, but it's an interesting discussion. In his The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind, Mark Noll went with the flow and got it wrong, says Dale Coulter, by following Richard Hofstadter's famous work Anti-Intellectualism in American Life.

For Hofstadter, "Evangelical revivalists were simply another brand of populism and therefore part of the problem rather than the solution. These revivalists were the obstacles of American pluralism with their sectarian identities and their use of apocalyptic imaginary."

This, says Dale, a member of Evangelicals and Catholics Together as...

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