Evangelicalism as a whole seems to have guarded its fundamental teachings better than its more liberal opponents, there is, by and large, no distinct form that one can expect evangelical worship and piety to take. In the past, evangelicals did not see this as a problem, for they believed that doctrinal substance was separable from worship style. They were wrong.
Rick Ritchie resides in Southern California and is a long-time contributor to Modern Reformation. He is a graduate of Christ College Irvine and Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary.
Issue: "The Church" Nov./Dec. 1993 Vol. 2 No. 6 Page number(s): 31-33
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