The history of American evangelicalism

  • Randall Balmer, Blessed Assurance: A History of Evangelicalism in America (Beacon, 1999)
  • Randall Balmer, Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory: A Journey into the Evangelical Subculture in America (Oxford, 1989)
  • Joel Carpenter, Revive Us Again: The Reawakening of American Fundamentalism (Oxford, 1997)
  • George M. Marsden, Reforming Fundamentalism: Fuller Seminary and the New Evangelicalism (Eerdmans, 1987)
  • George M. Marsden, Understanding Fundamentalism and Evangelicalism (Eerdmans, 1991)
  • David O. Moberg, The Great Reversal: Evangelism Versus Social Concern (J. B. Lippincott, 1972)
  • Mark Noll, The Rise of Evangelicalism: The Age of Edwards, Whitefield, and the Wesleys (InterVarsity, 2004)
  • Mark Noll, The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind (Eerdmans, 1995)
  • Garth Rosell, The Evangelical Landscape: Essays on the American Evangelical Tradition (Baker Books, 1996)
  • Christian Smith, American Evangelicalism: Embattled and Thriving (Univ. of Chicago Press, 1998)
  • Douglas A. Sweeney, The American Evangelical Story: A History of the Movement (Baker Academic, 2005)

Youth for Christ

  • The Youth for Christ Movement and Its Pioneers, edited by Joel Carpenter (Taylor & Francis, 1988)

Billy Graham

  • Billy Graham, Just As I Am: The Autobiography of Billy Graham (HarperCollins, 1997)
  • William Martin, A Prophet with Honor: The Billy Graham Story (William Morrow, 1991)

Other special interests

  • Dream Big: The Henrietta Mears Story, edited by Earl O. Roe (Gospel Light, 1990)
  • Tona J. Hangen, Redeeming the Dial: Radio, Religion, and Popular Culture in America (Univ. of North Carolina Press, 2002)
  • Michael Hamilton, "We're In the Money: How Did Evangelicals Get So Wealthy, and What Has It Done To Us?" Christianity Today (June 2000)
  • Edward J. Larson, Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate over Science and Religion (Harvard Univ. Press, 1998)
  • Vinson Synan, The Holiness-Pentecostal Tradition: Charismatic Movements in the Twentieth Century (reprint, Eerdmans, 1997)

Christian History & Biography Back Issues

  • Issue 8: Jonathan Edwards and the Great Awakening
  • Issue 23: Spiritual Awakenings in North America
  • Issue 38: George Whitefield
  • Issue 55: The Monkey Trial and the Rise of Fundamentalism
  • Issue 65: The Ten Most Influential Christians of the 20th Century
  • Issue 77: Jonathan Edwards