What We're Reading
- God and Race in American Politics: A Short History
by Mark A. Noll
- It Happened in Italy: Untold Stories of How the People of Italy Defied the Horrors of the Holocaust
by Elizabeth Bettina
- Tradition: Concept and Claim
by Josef Pieper
Chris Armstrong is Associate Professor of Church History at Bethel Seminary St. Paul. Armstrong came to Bethel from the managing editor's chair at Christian History & Biography magazine. He continues to write for Christian History & Biography, Christianity Today, Leadership Journal, and www.christianhistory.net. He is a member of several professional associations related to church history and the Wesleyan and Pentecostal movements. Armstrong's research foci include religion and emotion, Christianity and literature, and the Christ-and-culture conversation. His doctoral work focused on the 19th-century holiness movement, and his current research interests include the British "Inklings" authors and modern appropriations of medieval ideas and practices. He recently published Patron Saints for Postmoderns with InterVarsity Press.