Defending the Faith: J. Gresham Machen and the Crisis of Conservative Protestantism in Modern America (Hart)

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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

 

 

Endorsements 

“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