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Mainline Protestants

The Mainline Movement Marches On!!

The following post comes from regular guest and RIAH blogger Mark Edwards.  He is author of The Right of the Protestant Left: God’s Totalitarianism (Palgrave, 2012).In case you missed it, the New York Times recently highlighted new works in the field of liberal/mainline/ecumenical American Protestantism, including books by David Hollinger, Elesha Coffman, and (the now-award-winning!) Matthew Hedstrom.  Another recent book that could have been mentioned, as it deals extensively with the mainline within its 800+ pages, is Andrew Preston’s Sword of the Spirit, Shield of Faith (Anchor, 2012).  Preston’s book is a monumental achievement in the field of religion and Read more