Reforming Fundamentalism: Fuller Seminary and the New Evangelicalism

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Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 1995 - Religion - 319 pages
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A sequel and companion to the author's widely aclaimed Fundamentalism and American Culture, this book uses the history of Fuller Theological Seminary as a lens through which to focus an examination of the broader story of evangelicalism and fundamentalism since the 1940s.
 

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Marsden's purpose is to show that the history of Fuller (founded 1947) clarifies the evangelical movement it was designed to serve. A risky undertaking for most authors, but Marsden convinces us that ... Read full review

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Contents

Fundamentalists Evangelicals and New Evangelicals
1
Fundamentalist Stars
13
The History before the History
31
Rebuilding Western Civilization
53
Redefining the Fundamentalist Mission
69
Evangelism
83
The Legacy of Fundamentalist Militancy
94
19501954 Amid the Fundamentalist Ethos
119
The Tensions of the New Evangelical
172
The Crisis and the Turning
197
The Changing of the Guard
220
End of an Era
245
The MegaSeminary
263
The Last Battle with Fundamentalism
277
How Evangelicalism Has Changed
299
INDEX
313

The Perils of New Departures
141
The New Evangelicalism
153

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Page xvii - They are thick in the mean streets behind the gasworks. They are everywhere that learning is too heavy a burden for mortal minds, even the vague, pathetic learning on tap in little red schoolhouses.

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