Posts Tagged ‘William Seymour’

Noll, the Evangelical Mind, and the Elephants in the Room

Sunday, September 22nd, 2013 by Dale M. Coulter

Elephant in the roomWhen Mark Noll’s Scandal of the Evangelical Mind hit the market in the early 1990s it created a “title” wave that continues to move out in multiple directions. This fact alone means that if evangelicalism is going to reboot its examination of its own intellectual resources–a process already begun in the cultural liturgies series of James K. A. Smith–then it must grapple with Noll’s critique.

In my previous post I tried to set Noll’s work within the context of American religious historiography.

In this post I want to highlight some elephants in the room of Noll’s analysis.

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Deeper, Higher, More: A Search for Pragmatic Implications of the Gifts of the Spirit

Thursday, June 10th, 2010 by Antipas Harris

“What is this that makes me feel so good right now? What is this that makes folks say I am acting strange? Whatever it is, it won’t let me hold my peace.” -Unknown Songwriter from the African American tradition-

A further question– “What does this mean?”– is the question that observers pose at the first Pentecost account of the earliest church (Acts 2:12). I suggest that we continue to ask this question today! Read the rest of this entry »