Machen, J. Gresham
A study of Machen’s thought and career that says much about the issues that unsettled mainstream Protestantism’s hold on American intellectual and cultural life.
Table of Contents:
Introduction: Religion and Cultural Modernism in America
1. Between Culture and Piety
2. The Double-edged Sword of Biblical Criticism
3. Highbrow Fundamentalism
4. Science and Salvation
5. A Question of Character
6. The Responsibility of the Church in the New Age
Epilogue: Confessional Protestantism in Modern America: The Legacy of J. Gresham Machen
“Defending the Faith" reads with the passion and pathos of historical reconstruction at its best. Hart is a gifted writer, and his subject is a fascinating individual.”—R. Albert Mohler Jr.
“A readable and compelling narrative. . . . Machen remains worth hearing, and Hart succeeds admirably at making him audible.”—Allen C. Guelzo