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Bill Bright & Campus Crusade for Christ: The Renewal of Evangelicalism in Postwar America

John G. Turner

Abstract

Founded as a local college ministry in 1951, Campus Crusade for Christ has become one of the world's largest evangelical organizations, today boasting an annual budget of more than $500 million. Nondenominational organizations such as Campus Crusade account for much of modern evangelicalism's dynamism and adaptation to mainstream American culture. Despite the importance of these “parachurch” organizations, states this book, historians have largely ignored them. The book offers a history of Campus Crusade and its founder, Bill Bright, whose marketing and fund-raising acumen transformed the orga ... More

Keywords: Campus Crusade, evangelicalism, American culture, Bill Bright, higher education, gender roles, sexuality

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780807831854
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014 DOI:10.5149/9780807889107_turner

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John G. Turner, author