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  • Caught in the Current

    great britain, british evangelicals, canada, canadian evangelicals, book, mc gill, mc gill queen's university press, sam reimer

    Caught in the Current

    British and Canadian Evangelicals in an Age of Self-Spirituality

    Evangelical Christianity is known for its defence of traditional Christian teachings and resistance to liberalizing trends. Many Western evangelicals themselves do not yet realize how their faith is being reshaped by the modern zeitgeist.

    Caught in the Current explores how and why Western evangelicals are changing. Church attendance is declining, conservative moral positions are unpopular, and young people are drifting away from the faith. Evangelism is avoided, so few are joining congregations. Yet these surface changes are only symptoms of a more profound shift that church leaders have not fully apprehended.