The Author

Robert W. Caldwell III (PhD, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is associate professor of church history at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is the author of Theologies of the American Revivalists: From Whitefield to Finney, Communion in the Spirit: The Holy Spirit as the Bond of Union in the Theology of Jonathan Edwards, and the co-author of The Trinitarian Theology of Jonathan Edwards: Text, Context and Application.

How Revival Turned Protestants into Evangelicals

Revivals embody the true flourishing of Protestantism precisely because they intensify and expand on central Protestant themes.