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Fundamentalism in Focus

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Published by Sword of the Lord .
Written in English


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Number of Pages24
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ISBN 100873982835
ISBN 109780873982832

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SKU: BKLT-FIF-SS Categories: Booklets, Literature Tag: Fundamentalism 1 to 9 - $ | 10 to 99 - $ | to - $ | or more - $ Social share. This book is not basically about fundamentalism at all. It is, above all, an attack on biblical scholars who are familiar with liberal works, often accepting some of their conclusions, but refusing to bow down to the liberal project and so not hesitating to openly reject many of their more ridiculous findings. This really upsets the author/5(4).   A little dated in some respects, but still proves to be a classic study of modern fundamentalism. This book analyses Christian fundamentalism with a greater degree of sophistication than many other treatments/5. A great book on the foundations of Protestant Fundamentalism from a sympathetic but critical writer who has been close to its centre (see the series of letters written between Mark Noll, George Marsden, and Francis Schaeffer on the topic of whether or not America was a /5(63).

More than any other individual, William Bell Riley, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Minneapolis, inspired the resurgence of Protestant fundamentalism in s America. Trollinger explores the development of Riley's theology and social thought, examining in detail the rise of the Northwestern Bible and Missionary Training School and other similar institutions.   It’s important to understand, as I argue in the book, that fundamentalism is a paradox. Fundamentalists describe themselves as both marginalized and a .   The term fundamentalism has become the most elusive term on the American (and world) religious scene. To delve into the meaning of fundamentalism is to immerse oneself in a cornucopia of scholarly (and non-scholarly) books and articles, .   To salvage the ethical teachings from their supernatural entanglements, Thomas Jefferson produced his own version of the New Testament, and a new book, The Jefferson Bible: A Biography, scrutinizes Jesus as a Jeffersonian rationalist. A.M.C. Waterman examined the roots of Christian fundamentalism, which sought to secure Christian belief from thinkers such as Jefferson.

Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Polity Get Books The new edition of Steve Bruce?s Fundamentalism grapples with the combination of social strains and religious ideas that have produced an explosion of fundamentalist activity in the wake of 9/ Fundamentalism, type of religious movement characterized by the advocacy of strict conformity to sacred texts. Once used exclusively to refer to American Protestants who insisted on the inerrancy of the Bible, the term was applied more broadly beginning in the late 20th century to .   It’s important to understand, as I argue in the book, that fundamentalism is a paradox. Fundamentalists describe themselves as both marginalized and a majority. They speak of national revival and theocratic dominion, but both are always deferred. They celebrate local victories while announcing imminent national destruction.   Fundamentalism, for the purpose of this article, is a movement within the church that holds to the essentials of the Christian faith. In modern times the word fundamentalist is often used in a derogatory sense. The Fundamentalist movement has its roots in Princeton Theological Seminary because of its association with graduates from that.