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Five Postmodern Fingers: Walter Scott for the 21st Century

Mark S. Krause
Dean of the College
Professor of Bible and Theology
Puget Sound Christian College

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Abstract

Walter Scott was enormously successful as an evangelist in the first half of the nineteenth century because of his development of a simple presentation of the gospel that came to be known as the “Five-Finger Exercise.” This study will examine the underlying Enlightenment assumptions that the Exercise employs and explore its viability for the postmodern milieu of the twenty-first century. In particular, the study will question the Exercise’s dependence upon sequentialism and rationalism.

 
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