by Emma Green, The Atlantic Monthly, 3/12/18.
… Most of the writers in “Still Evangelical?” (ed. Alan Yeh, Biola Univ.) rely on a definition first published by the scholar David Bebbington in 1989, called a “quadrilateral” for its four distinctive qualities. According to Bebbington,
- evangelicals place the truth of the Bible at the center of their faith;
- they focus on Jesus’s atonement for sins on the cross;
- they emphasize a personal experience of conversion or salvation;
- and they believe they must actively share the gospel and do good in the world.
Read more at … https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/03/still-evangelical-trump/554831/