Mark Noll and That Weird Word "Evangelical"

The word evangelical has taken a bit of a beating in recent months and years. Mark Noll is a leading church historian who recently retired as a Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame, and has served as Professor of History and Theological Studies at Wheaton College, and has also taught at Regent College in Vancouver. 

Among many other books, Mark Noll wrote 1994's important Scandal of the Evangelical Mind. His latest book is Evangelicals: Who They Have Been, Are Now, and Could Be (with George Marsden and David Bebbington, Eerdmans, 2019). 

We reviewed the book in the March/Apr Faith Today and we thought it would be cool to have a conversation with Mark Noll about evangelicalism: the movement and the word. Bill Fledderus, Faith Today senior editor, joins in on this conversation.