evangelicals

Books

The Bible’s Yes to Same-Sex Marriage, by Mark Achtemeier

Mark Achtemeier and I once faced off at General Assembly over gay ordination. Sixteen years later, he preached at my ordination.

Books

American Apocalypse, by Matthew Avery Sutton

Fall books

Why do most white evangelicals vote Republican? How has this affected Republican politics? Matthew Sutton gives us our first good account of how and why evangelical political views developed the way they did. Three elements were crucial—premillennial eschatology, World War I, and the Puritan heritage. 

Books

America’s Pastor, by Grant Wacker

Fall books

Let it be said at once: this is the best book ever written about Billy Graham. I found this an absolutely captivating book and have read every word, including the footnotes.