Fundamentalism and Evangelicals

Fundamentalism and Evangelicals This study examines the contentious claim that much evangelicalism is fundamentalist in character Within Protestantism the term fundamentalism denotes not only a movement but also a mentality which h

  • Title: Fundamentalism and Evangelicals
  • Author: John McManners
  • ISBN: 9780198269601
  • Page: 412
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This study examines the contentious claim that much evangelicalism is fundamentalist in character Within Protestantism, the term fundamentalism denotes not only a movement but also a mentality which has greatly affected evangelicals, and which involves preserving as factual a reading of scripture as possible Here the development and dismantling of the fundamentalist meThis study examines the contentious claim that much evangelicalism is fundamentalist in character Within Protestantism, the term fundamentalism denotes not only a movement but also a mentality which has greatly affected evangelicals, and which involves preserving as factual a reading of scripture as possible Here the development and dismantling of the fundamentalist mentality is examined in light of philosophical influences upon evangelicalism over the last three centuries, notably Common Sense, Realism, neo Calvinism, and modern hermeneutical philosophy Particular attention is paid to James Barr s critique of fundamentalism and to evangelical rejoinders.

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    • David Varney says:

      Not for the faint hearted. Comes as a kick in the teeth of fundamentalism in evangelicalism. Some major challenges come from the author's searching questions and well constructed critique based heavily on the writings of James Barr.

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