ht: Naselli Two (lengthy) MP3s by D. A. Carson: What is an Evangelical? An Assessment of the Evangelical and Roman Catholic Project What is Evangelicalism? (1.28.08, Grace Fellowship Church in Toronto) Take special note of 42:10 to 46:30 in the second one.
Read the Article.Some quotes: Moore: The definition has indeed changed over the past half-century. What would have been considered non-negotiable for Evangelical identity fifty years ago (the truthfulness of Scripture, the impossibility of salvation apart from faith in Christ) is now often considered “Fundamentalist.” Denny Burk: Evangelicals believe and proclaim the evangel (i.e., the gospel) …
From Can I Just Start My Own Tradition If Joel Osteen, R.C. Sproul, Benny Hinn, Chuck Swindoll, Oral Roberts, J.P. Moreland, T.D. Jakes, Jimmy Carter, Billy Graham, Brian Mclaren, Pat Robertson, and John Piper all distinguish themselves as evangelicals, then we must admit that the disignation both means everything and nothing at the same time.