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Fundamentalism and American culture

Author: George M Marsden
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Many Americans today are taking note of the surprisingly strong political force that is the religious right. Controversial decisions by the government are met with hundreds of lobbyists, millions of dollars of advertising spending, and a powerful grassroots response. How has the fundamentalist movement managed to resist the pressures of the scientific community and the draw of modern popular culture to hold on to  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George M Marsden
ISBN: 0195300475 0195300513 9780195300475 9780195300512 0195005139 9780195005134
OCLC Number: 61445933
Description: xvi, 351 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Before fundamentalism --
The shaping of a coalition --
This age and the millennium --
Holiness --
The defense of the faith --
Christianity and culture --
The crucial years: 1917-1925 --
Interpretations --
Fundamentalism yesterday and today (2005).
Responsibility: George M. Marsden.
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Dealing with religious history, this edition explores the changes in American fundamentalism since 1980. It also includes the evangelicals' extraordinary growth in political prominence.  Read more...

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Individually or read together these books provide a fascinating analyses of American fundamentalism/evangelicalism. John Walliss, Theological Book Review

 
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