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Where Have All the Fundamentalists Gone?

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Where Have All the Fundamentalists Gone?

March 6, 2024
Life and Books and Everything
Life and Books and EverythingClearly Reformed

With two smart British historians—one from Oxford (Andrew) and one from Aberystwyth (David)--and one curious American pastor (Kevin), you might say that this episode puts the "fun" back in fundamentalism. How did fundamentalism become a pejorative putdown? Are evangelicals and fundamentalists really all that different? What is a fundamentalist anyway? And, to paraphrase Harry Emerson Fosdick, did the fundamentalists win or lose the last century? Join in as Kevin interviews two evangelical scholars about their new edited volume, The Oxford Handbook of Christian Fundamentalism.

Chapters:

0:00 Introductions

6:45 Why So Little Written by Fundamentalists?

11:44 Defining Fundamentalism 

25:20 Fundamentalism & Evangelicalism

36:40 Sponsor Break | Crossway & DesiringGod

38:11 The Scopes Trial & Billy Graham

48:02 Evangelicalism & Politics in America

1:05:25 Did the Fundamentalists Win?

1:08:26 Until Next Time

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