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LC control 85052369
LC classificationBT82.2
Topical headingFundamentalism
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Variant(s)Christian fundamentalism
Protestant fundamentalism
Religious fundamentalism (Protestantism)
See alsoProtestantism
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Theology, Doctrinal--History--20th century
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Modernist-fundamentalist controversy
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Scope noteHere are entered works on the modern Protestant movement originating in early 20th century America opposed to religious liberalism, modernism, and evolutionism and stressing the "Fundamentals" of Biblical inerrancy, literal interpretation, the divinity of Christ, his Virgin Birth, the substitutionary Atonement, and his physical Resurrection and Second Coming. Works on Protestant churches of the fundamentalist type and on fundamentalist congregations for which a particular denomination cannot be identified are entered under Fundamentalist churches. Works on religious groups opposed to modernity and secularism and seeking a revival of orthodox or conservative religious beliefs and practices by fostering growth of religious fervor in the populace and by curtailing or eradicating the influence of felt alien values are entered under Religious fundamentalism.
Subject example tracingNotes under Fundamentalist churches; Religious fundamentalism
Found inExporting the American gospel : global Christian fundamentalism, 1996.
Britannica online, Jan. 3, 2005 (fundamentalism; conservative movement in American Protestantism arising from 19th century millenarian movement and emphasizing as fundamental to Christianity the literal interpretation and absolute inerrancy of the scriptures)
Religious fundamentalism and American education : the battle for the public schools, c1990.