The Bizarre emergence of the non-religious “Evangelical”

Billy Sunday preaching on March 15, 1915 in a temporary tabernacle erected on what was to become the site of the Central Library of the Free Library of Philadelphia. Illustration by George Bellows. Metropolitan Magazine, May 1915

You might perhaps think that you grasp what somebody is telling you if they say that they are Evangelical. This however might no longer be the case.

Something dramatic is happening to the Evangelical demographic.

Let’s first cover the basics, then we will get into what is going on.

What does “Evangelical” mean?




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