• Sociology
  • Published 2002

Evangelism and the Enlightenment

  title={Evangelism and the Enlightenment},
  author={Lucia Bergamasco},
Evangelical revivalism and the Enlightenment have been traditionally viewed as contradictory movements, whose coexistence is considered as one of the great paradoxes of the xviiith century. This study suggests that the two movements, which were varied in their composition, were after all not so opposed. The American evangelical clergy, through its university training, its immersion in moral philosophy, and its ongoing dialogue with like-minded British evangelicals, partook in experimental… CONTINUE READING