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The roots of fundamentalism : British and American Millenarianism, 1800-1930

Author: Ernest Robert Sandeen
Publisher: London ; Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback edView all editions and formats

Presents an intellectual historical critique of the Fundamentalist movement in America. This work argues that our understanding of this movement has been grievously distorted by the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest Robert Sandeen
ISBN: 9780226734682 0226734684
OCLC Number: 225876123
Notes: Reprint. Previously published 1970.
Description: xix, 328 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Fundamentalism in the context of the Millenarian tradition --
The revival of British Millenarianism, 1800-1845 --
The Millenarian tradition in the United States, 1800-1845 --
John Nelson Darby and dispensationalism --
The second phase of the Millenarian revival in Britain and the United States, 1845-78 --
British literalism : Millenarianism and the Princeton theology --
The prophecy and Bible movement --
The Millenarian meridian --
The fundamentals --
The crisis within Millenarianism, 1895-1914 --
The decade of the twenties.
Responsibility: Ernest R. Sandeen.


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"All historians need to face the issues [this book] raises. Serious theological discussion of Fundamentalism tends to be neglected because it is intellectually unfashionable: Mr. Sandeen shows that Read more...

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