The Activist Impulse

The Activist Impulse4/13/12 – Hot off the press from Wipf & Stock, publisher of our The Pietist Impulse in Christianity, is another book about an “impulse” in Christianity. Edited by Jared S. Burkholder and David C. Cramer, The Activist Impulse: Essays on the Intersection of Evangelicalism and Anabaptism brings together chapters by John Roth, Steven Nolt, John Fea, and others. Jared wrote a brief preview at his blog earlier this year.

I’m excited to get my copy, in part because I hope it will help me think through an article I’m writing on Anabaptist and Evangelical critiques of Pietism.


4 thoughts on “The Activist Impulse

  1. Chris, another good resource for you to consider would be “Between Remnant and Renewal: A Historical and Comparative Study of the ‘Apostolic Christian Church’ Among Neo-Anabaptist Renewal Movements in Europe and America” by Joseph Pfeiffer. It’s his 200+ page Masters thesis and he spends a good deal of time talking about the relationship between Anabaptism, Evangelicalism and Pietism.

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