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Tue, 01 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Gregory Alan Thornbury wants to make Carl F. H. Henry cool again. The newly elected president of Kings College in New York City, he sees Henry as a cipher for Evangelicalisms future. Though Evangelicals face challenges from all sides”fundamentalists on the right, liberals and neo-orthodox on the left, Thomists behind, and postliberals, postconservatives, and postmoderns in front”Evangelicals are, he suggests, a self-loathing and philosophically trendy lot, who tend to neglect the classical Evangelicalism of their forebears in favor of postmodern or otherwise revisionist forms of inquiry.
Recovering Classical Evangelicalism
is not a lament for a bygone era but a call for