Understanding Evangelicalism: A Select Bibliography

Organized Chronologically
Updated 2016

Henry, Carl F. H. The Uneasy Conscience of Modern Fundamentalism. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1947.

Packer, J. I. Fundamentalism and The Word of God. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1958.

Nash, Ronald H. The New Evangelicalism. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1963.

Van Til, Cornelius. Karl Barth and Evangelicalism. Philadelphia: Presbyterian and Reformed Pub. Co, 1964.

Marsden, George M. Fundamentalism and American Culture. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982.

Hunter, James Davison. American Evangelicalism: Conservative Religion and the Quandary of Modernity. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1983.

— Evangelicalism and Modern America. Grand Rapids, 1984.

Horton, Michael S. Mission Accomplished. Nelson: 1986.

Marsden, George M. Reforming Fundamentalism: Fuller Seminary and the New Evangelicalism. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1987.

Hunter, James Davison. Evangelicalism: The Coming Generation. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1987.

Armstrong, John, ed. The Compromised Church. Wheaton, 1988.

Bebbington, David. Evangelicalism in Modern Britain: A History from the 1730s to the 1980s. London: Unwin Hyman, 1989.

—ed. The Agony of Deceit. Chicago: Moody Press, 1990.

Marsden, George M. Understanding Fundamentalism and Evangelicalism. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1991.

Dayton, Donald W., and Robert K. Johnston. The Variety of American Evangelicalism. Downers Grove, Ill: Inter-Varsity Press, 1991.

Horton, Michael S. ed. Power Religion. Moody Press, 1992.

Wells, David F. No Place for Truth Grand Rapids, 1993.

Horton, Michael S. Made in America . Grand Rapids: Baker, 1994.

— Putting Amazing Back into Grace. Grand Rapids, 1994.

— Beyond Culture Wars. Chicago, 1994.

Wells, David. God in the Wasteland. Grand Rapids, 1994.

Hart, Darryl G. Defending the Faith: J. Gresham Machen and the Crisis of Conservative Protestantism in Modern America. Grand Rapids, 1994.

Hart, D. G. Reckoning with the Past: Historical Essays on American Evangelicalism from the Institute for the Study of American Evangelicals. Grand Rapids, Mich: Baker Books, 1995.

Horton, Michael S. In the Face of God: The Dangers and Delights of Spiritual Intimacy. Waco: Word, 1996.

Boice, James Montgomery and Ben Sasse, Here We Stand: A Call From Confessing Evangelicals. Grand Rapids, 1996.

Armstrong, John ed. The Coming Evangelical Crisis. Chicago, 1996.

Horton, Michael S. We Believe: Recovering the Essentials of the Apostles’ Creed. Waco: Word, 1998.

Wells, David. Losing Our Virtue. Grand Rapids, 1998.

Horton, Michael S. ed. A Confessing Theology for Postmodern Times. Wheaton: Crossways, 2000.

— Where in the World is the Church? A Christian View of Culture and Your Role in It. Philipsburg: P&R, repr. 2002.

Balmer, Randall Herbert. The Encyclopedia of Evangelicalism. Louisville, Ky: Westminster John Knox Press, 2002.

—and John R. Muether. With Reverence and Awe: Returning the Basics of Reformed Worship. Philipsburg: P&R, 2002.

— The Lost Soul of American Protestantism. Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield, 2002.

— That Old-Time Religion in Modern America: Evangelical Protestantism in the Twentieth Century. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2002.

Deconstructing Evangelicalism: Conservative Protestantism in the Age of Billy Graham. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2004.

From Billy Graham to Sarah Palin: Evangelicals and the Betrayal of American Conservatism. Grand Rapids: W.B. Eerdmans, 2011.

Worthen, Molly. Apostles of Reason: The Crisis of Authority in American Evangelicalism. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014.