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 Christian Biblical Fundamentalism

Solomon Schimmel

in The Tenacity of Unreasonable Beliefs: Fundamentalism and the Fear of Truth

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195188264
eISBN:
9780199870509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188264.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter analyzes the doctrine of biblical inerrancy, the belief in the physical resurrection of Jesus, and the theology and practices of serpent‐handling sects. This chapter points out the ... More


A Rattlesnake in the House: The Beginning of the controversy

Elizabeth H. Flowers

in Into the Pulpit: Southern Baptist Women and Power since World War II

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835340
eISBN:
9781469601823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869987_flowers.7
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

At the conclusion of the 1978 Consultation on Women in Church-Related Vocations, women felt hope for their future in ordained ministry as the Woman's Missionary Union was coming to their side and the ... More


We Gather Together

Neil J. Young

in We Gather Together: The Religious Right and the Problem of Interfaith Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199738984
eISBN:
9780190262341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738984.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The 1970s witnessed the explosive growth of conservative churches, culminating with 1976 being named “The Year of the Evangelical.” Evangelicalism’s vibrancy and visibility also exposed divisions ... More


One Faith No Longer: The Transformation of Christianity in Red and Blue America

George Yancey and Ashlee Quosigk

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781479808663
eISBN:
9781479808694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479808663.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The purpose of this book is to investigate how conservative and progressive Christians use their political attitudes and theological beliefs to define their social out-groups and shape their social ... More


The Beginning of History

Kathleen Wellman

in Hijacking History: How the Christian Right Teaches History and Why It Matters

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197579237
eISBN:
9780197579268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197579237.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

These Christian curricula herald the Bible as the authoritative text for interpreting the earliest history of the world. On the basis of their insistence on biblical inerrancy, they present ... More


Dallas Orthodoxy

Randall Balmer

in Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory: A Journey into the Evangelical Subculture in America, 25th Anniversary edition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199360468
eISBN:
9780190258252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199360468.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents the author's account of his visit to the Dallas Theological Seminary in Texas. Founded in 1924 to combat the theological modernism then popular with American Protestants, the ... More


Into the Center Pulpit: A Dangerous Dream

Elizabeth H. Flowers

in Into the Pulpit: Southern Baptist Women and Power since World War II

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835340
eISBN:
9781469601823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869987_flowers.5
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

After World War II, newfound prosperity enabled the leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) in making the SBC into the largest Protestant denomination nationwide. This chapter considers the ... More


Come-Outer: The Twentieth-Century Reformation Movement

Markku Ruotsila

in Fighting Fundamentalist: Carl McIntire and the Politicization of American Fundamentalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199372997
eISBN:
9780199373024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372997.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter reassesses the separatist fundamentalist movement from 1936 to 1945. It starts with an examination of McIntire’s creation of the Bible Presbyterian Church, his Christian Beacon newspaper ... More


Dispensationalism and the Baconian Ideal

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/9780197599488.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The dispensational scheme of biblical interpretation reflected the Baconian ideal. In the earlier nineteenth century, many American religious thinkers celebrated the tradition of Francis Bacon, which ... More


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