Why were Early Evangelicals so Indebted to the Puritans?
Join esteemed evangelical historian David Bebbington as he unravels the historical significance and enduring impact of the Puritan movement on the development of evangelicalism. In this thought-provoking video, Bebbington highlights the crucial connections between early evangelicals and the Puritans. Drawing upon his vast knowledge of both movements, he explores the theological, spiritual, and social influences that have linked these two dynamic strands of Christianity.
Throughout the video, Bebbington examines the profound resonance between the Puritan emphasis on personal piety, biblical authority, and the experience of conversion and the core beliefs of early evangelicals. He traces the historical thread connecting these movements, highlighting how the Puritans’ devotion to scripture and their passion for revivalism laid the groundwork for the later evangelical fervor.