Understanding Fundamentalism and Evangelicalism (Google eBook)

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Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 1991 - Religion - 208 pages
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In this historical overview of American fundamentalism and evangelicalism, Marsden provides an introduction to these growing religious movements and a deeper analysis of two themes that have been especially prominent and controversial in these traditions--views of science and views of politics.
  

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Simply fantastic. A must read for understanding Christianity in America. Read full review

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This book served its purpose insomuchas I have a better understanding of Fundamentalism's impact on contemporary society. However, I was a bit disappointed with the author's subtle hints of bias--if ... Read full review

Contents

The Protestant Crisis and the Rise
9
Unity and Diversity
62
An American Tradition
85
Fundamentalist
98
The Evangelical Love Affair with
122
Why Creation Science?
153
Understanding J Gresham Machen
182
Index
202
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George M. Marsden is Francis A. McAnaney Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame. He has written numerous books, including The Soul of the American University, Fundamentalism and American Culture, and Understanding Fundamentalism and Evangelicalism.

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