The ‘Emerging Church’ in America: Notes on the interaction of Christianities

@article{Bielo2009TheC,
  title={The ‘Emerging Church’ in America: Notes on the interaction of Christianities},
  author={James S. Bielo},
  journal={Religion},
  year={2009},
  volume={39},
  pages={219 - 232}
}
Abstract The ‘Emerging Church’ is an American-born movement that dates to the late 1990s. It is fundamentally a movement of cultural critique in which the primary interlocutor is the dominant tradition in the United States, conservative Evangelicalism. In this article I address the phenomenon of Emerging Christianity based on historical, literary, and ethnographic analyses of Emerging Church advocates and critics. In particular, I argue that four points of dialogue characterize the status of… Expand
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