Training God's Army

Training God's Army : The American Bible School, 1880-1940

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  • Hardback | 214 pages
  • 154.94 x 238.76 x 25.4mm | 566.99g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 0253312663
  • 9780253312662

Table of contents

PREFACE INTRODUCTION I. ENTHUSIASMS Conversion The Bible Holiness Divine Healing Premillennialism Pentecostalism II. SYSTEMS Despensationalism Methods and Manuels The Language of Fundamentalism III. FUNDAMENTALISTS IN SOCIETY The Society and the Economy Fundamentalists in the Culture The Fundamentalists and Education Fundamentalism and Other Protestants IV. BEGINNINGS Some Founders The Founders A.B. Simpson Adonira Judson Gordon and F.L. Chapell Dwight L. Moody V. BEGINNINGS The Religious Training Schools The Missionary Training School in America Training Schools and Theological Seminaries Continuing the Training School Tradition VI. A TYPOLOGY OF BIBLE SCHOOL DEVELOPMENT Stage One, Foundings. 1882-1915 Stage Two, Expansion, 1915-1930 Stage Three, Toward Academic Respectability, 1940-present VII. INSIDE THE BIBLE SCHOOL Classroom Teaching The Teaching of the Bible Personal Work Classes Specialization Classes Outside the Religious Curriculum VIII. INSIDE THE BIBLE SCHOOL Beyond the Classroom Practical Work Cultivating Consecration Rules IX. WORLDS WITHIN THE BIBLE SCHOOL A Foreign Missionary Culture A World of Women A Culture Of Scarcity X. THE BIBLE SCHOOL AND THE FUNDAMENTALIST MOVEMENT The Bible Schools as Moderating and Unifying Influences The Bible Schools as Headquarters for Fundamentalists The Bible Schools as Vehicles for Conservative Groups Marketing as the Gospel XI. THE BIBLE SCHOOLS AND AMERICAN EDUCATION The Bible Schools as Popular Educators APPENDIX: DEFINING FUNDAMENTALISM NOTES BIBLIOGRAPHIC ESSAY INDEXshow more

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