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The 2012 BGC Archival Research Lecture
Dr. Hans Krabbendam
" The Lost Continent? The Discovery of Europe by American Evangelicals,1940-1980"
September 27, 2012 in the Wilson Suite of the Billy Graham Center,
Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois, USA

 

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Introduction by Paul Ericksen, BGC Director of Resources

"The Lost Continent? The Discovery of Europe by American Evangelicals, 1940-1980 "

(49 minutes)




From the question period following the lecture (Bob Shuster of the Archives served as moderator):

Question 1: What about American Pentecostal missionaries and evangelists in Europe? (2 minutes, 10seconds)

Question 2: What is the context between Evangelical Free churches and the established churches in Europe? (2 minutes, 9 seconds)

Question 3: Was there a revival in Europe after World War II? (3 minute, 9 seconds)

Question 4
: What is the percentage of Evangelicals of the European population? (55 seconds)

Question 5: Did a large number of American G.I.s return to Europe of missionaries? (2 minutes, 29 seconds)

Question 6: Is the trend talked about in the lecture still true of 10% of all American missionaries going to Europe? (3 minutes, 18 seconds)

Question 7: Did Europeans think it was arrogant for Americans to think they were bringing Christianity to Europe? (4 minutes, 40 seconds)

Question 8: What is the role of American-type study Bible in Europe? (4 minutes, 6 seconds)

Question 9: What was the influence of Corrie ten Boom on the growth of Evangelicalism in the Netherlands? (4 minutes, 7 seconds)

Question 10 : What are the attitudes currently toward church planting efforts in Europe? (3 minutes, 29 seconds)

Question 11: How would you categorize the resistance of European societies to the Gospel? (5 minutes, 12 seconds)

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