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A Mote in the Eye

Adam Laats

in Fundamentalist U: Keeping the Faith in American Higher Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190665623
eISBN:
9780190665654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190665623.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

Without any higher organizational control such as denominational boards or conventions, fundamentalist schools struggled to figure out how to make difficult decisions. This chapter examines three ... More


Epilogue: An Unexpected Sequel: A Renaissance of Christian Academia

George M. Marsden

in The Soul of the American University Revisited: From Protestant to Postsecular

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780190073312
eISBN:
9780190073343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190073312.003.0026
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, History of Christianity

In the mid-twentieth century leading scholars such as Reinhold Niebuhr or David Riesman wrote off conservative evangelical education as fading. William McLoughlin also saw the new revival movements ... More


A Society for the Correlation of Science and the Bible: The American Scientific Affiliation, 1940s to 1965

Christopher M. Rios

in After the Monkey Trial: Evangelical Scientists and a New Creationism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256679
eISBN:
9780823261383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256679.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter explores the history of the American Scientific Affiliation from its founding in the 1940s until 1965. Attention is given to the organization’s gradual transition from its ... More


The Paths Diverge

George M. Marsden

in Fundamentalism and American Culture

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780197599488
eISBN:
9780197599525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197599488.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The white middle-class “Victorian” Americans of the decades beginning with the Civil War in the 1860s faced a series of cultural crises, including war, reconstruction, industrialization, ... More


Fundamentalist U: Keeping the Faith in American Higher Education

Adam Laats

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190665623
eISBN:
9780190665654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190665623.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

Why do so many conservative politicians flock to the campuses of Liberty University, Wheaton College, and Bob Jones University? In Fundamentalist U: Keeping the Faith in American Higher Education, ... More


In the Beginning

Adam Laats

in Fundamentalist U: Keeping the Faith in American Higher Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190665623
eISBN:
9780190665654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190665623.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

During the 1920s, fundamentalists founded their own network of dissenting institutions. No longer able to control public or denominational colleges, activists opened new schools such as Bryan ... More


The Next Steps

Kathryn T. Long

in God in the Rainforest: Missionaries and the Waorani in Amazonian Ecuador

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190608989
eISBN:
9780190609016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190608989.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the tension and competition between various missionaries and missions agencies in Ecuador as each group tried to position itself to contact the Waorani. Rachel Saint and ... More


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