Tuesday, January 22nd, Tredway Library (2nd floor, south end)
What do you think when you hear the word “Evangelical?” When and where did Evangelicalism originate? What might an important Evangelical book from the 19th century teach us, not only about the history of Evangelicalism, but about the Evangelical movement today?
Please join Dr. Barbara Melaas-Swanson for an examination of The History of the Church of Christ by Joseph and Isaac Milner. This popular and influential book–which, throughout the 19th century, was translated, abridged, and reprinted many times on both sides of the Atlantic–was a key source for Evangelical self-understanding. Learn how its influence declined as Evangelicalism changed in the late 19th century, and what insights it might offer for modern Evangelicalism.
Refreshments and conversation will begin at 3:45. Hope to see you there!!!