Understanding Insider Movements

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Understanding Insider Movements: Disciples of Jesus Within Diverse Religious Communities

Harley Talman and John Jay Travis, eds. William Carey Library, 2015.

Reviewed by Daniel Shinjong Baeq, senior pastor, Bethel Presbyterian Church, Ellicott City, Maryland.


Critiquing and debating a novel idea or method enables its advocates and forerunners to fine-tune pre-existing theories for better practices. Pioneering efforts of the “Insider Movement” (IM) in recent years have garnered much attention which has resulted in a wide array of research and discussion.  In this book, Harley Talman and John Travis compiled sixty-five germane papers to produce

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