Category Archives: evangelicalism

19th Century Evangelicalism: Why is it Important Today?

Recently, Progressive Christian Blogs invited progressive Christians to write a post, at our own blog or forum, on the hope of progressive Christianity from our perspective—and then to post it to the PGB Google+ community at I am excited about … Continue reading

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CS Lewis and Progressive Evangelicalism

Last week was the 50th anniversary of CS Lewis’ death—November 22, 1963. I remember that day very well, but not because of Lewis; it was the day President Kennedy was shot. Though I was not acquainted with Lewis at that … Continue reading

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Introduction to This Blog

Updated 1-21-2019 Hello, I am Tim Chastain the author of this blog—Jesus without Baggage. In this first entry (January 2013) I want to let you know what this blog is about, why I wish to share it, and whom I … Continue reading

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