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Joel Carpenter, select publications


Editor, Walking Together: Christian Thinking and Public Affairs, in South Africa. Abilene, TX: ACU Press, 2012. 

Co-editor, with Lamin Sanneh. The Changing Face of Christianity: Africa, the West, and the World. Oxford University Press, 2005.

Revive Us Again: The Reawakening of American Fundamentalism. Oxford University Press, 1997. Finalist, Christianity Today 1998 Book of the Year Award. Paperback edition, 1999.

Articles and Book Chapters

“New Christian Universities and the Conversion of Cultures.” Evangelical Review of Theology 36:1 (January 2012): 14-30.

Co-authored with Perry Glanzer and Nicholas Lantinga, "Looking for God in the University: Examining Trends in Christian Higher Education.” Higher Education 61:6 (2011): 721-755.

"Christian Higher Education as a Worldwide Movement.” Journal of Latin American Theology 3:1 (2008): 71-98.

"New Evangelical Universities: Cogs in a World System or Players in a New Game?” In Interpreting Contemorary Christianity: Global Processes and Local Identities, edited by Obgu U. Kalu and Alaine Low. Eerdmans, 2008.  Also published in two parts in the International Journal of Frontier Missions, 20:2 (Summer 2003): 55-65, and 20:3 (Fall 2003): 23-30.

"The Christian Scholar in an Age of World Christianity.” In Christianity and the Soul of the University, edited by Douglas V. Henry. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2006.

"The Fellowship of Kindred Minds: Evangelical Identity and the Quest for Christian Unity.” In Pilgrims on the Sawdust Trail: Evangelical Conversations, edited by Timothy George. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2004.

“The Christian Faith and the Humanities.” (in Korean) Baeksok Christian Journal, 5th issue (2004): 241-265.

"Christian Scholarship as a Worldwide Project.” (in Korean) Baeksok Christian Journal, 5th issue (2004): 339-360.

"The Mission of Christian Scholarship in the New Millennium.” In Faithful Learning and the Christian Scholarly Vocation, edited by Douglas V. Henry and Bob R. Agee. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2003.

"The Perils of Prosperity: Neo-Calvinism and the Future of Religious Colleges.” In The Future of Religious Colleges, edited by Paul Dovre′. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2002.

"Contemporary Evangelicalism and Mammon.” In More Money, More Ministry: Money and Evangelicals in Recent North American History, edited by Larry Eskridge and Mark A. Noll. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2000.

"Sustaining Christian Intellectual Commitments: Lessons from the Recent Past.” In The Future of Christian Higher Education, edited by David S. Dockery and David P. Gushee. Broadman & Holman, 1999.

"The Moody Monthly.” In The Conservative Press in Twentieth-Century America,edited by William Longton and Ronald Lora. Greenwood Press, 1999.

"Religion in American Academic Life.” Religion and American Culture 8 (Summer 1998): 265-281.