The Anointed by Randall J. Stephens
Evangelical Truth in a Secular Age

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“The Anointed” condemns the current state of evangelical intellectual life, but Stephens and Giberson avoid monolithic stereotypes.
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Why do so many evangelicals follow leaders with dubious credentials when they have other options in their own faith? Exploring intellectual authority within evangelicalism, the authors reveal how the concept of anointing—being chosen by God to speak for him—established a conservative evangelical leadership isolated from secular arts and sciences.
 

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Randall J. Stephens is Reader in History and American Studies at Northumbria University. Karl W. Giberson is former professor of physics at Eastern Nazarene College and author of several books on science and religion.
 
Published November 29, 2011 by Harvard University Press. 381 pages
Genres: History, Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference. Non-fiction
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Reviewed by Molly Worthen on Jan 06 2012

“The Anointed” condemns the current state of evangelical intellectual life, but Stephens and Giberson avoid monolithic stereotypes.

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