John D. Hannah's An Uncommon Union: Dallas Theological Seminary and American PDF

By John D. Hannah

ISBN-10: 0310237866

ISBN-13: 9780310237860

ISBN-10: 0310537835

ISBN-13: 9780310537830

Dallas Theological Seminary is usually considered as a bastion of conservative evangelicalism, marked by means of an dependable devotion to theological positions of fundamentalism, biblical inerrancy, and dispensational premillennialism.An unusual Union, the 1st book-length heritage of Dallas Theological Seminary, written through a graduate and veteran school member of DTS, presents an important corrective to this sort of simplistic evaluate. utilizing the tenures of the school’s 5 presidents because the spine for his narrative, John D. Hannah unearths the tensions that DTS has skilled in its eighty-plus years of existence.Each successive president of DTS introduced his personal special sort and perceptions to the varsity, whilst he handled the altering non secular and cultural milieu that swirled round it. Hannah argues that, instead of being a monolithic establishment, Dallas Theological Seminary is a special combination of differing heritages and of opposing traditions, a spot that defies effortless categorization.A keenly insightful and considerate paintings, An unusual Union illuminates the trail charted through the leaders of a favourite American seminary in a speedily altering global. All readers drawn to the background and way forward for evangelicalism, despite their theological persuasion, will make the most of this book.

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