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Home > Trend Watch > 2014 > April 2 > Are We in a "Great Evangelical Inflation?"

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Author and pastor John Dickerson thinks that we are.

In a recent interview with Darrell Bock of Dallas Theological Seminary's Hendricks Center for Christian Leadership and Cultural Engagement, he unpacks themes from his recent book, The Great Evangelical Recession.

"Inflation," Dickerson argues, can be thought of more than an economic term, and when applied to large-view understandings of American religious trends, it becomes apparent that our initial numbers of "Evangelicals" are significantly overestimated.

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