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- The University of North Carolina Press 2007; US$ 27.99
The current controversy over teaching evolution in the public schools has grabbed front-page headlines and topped news broadcasts all across the United States. In the Beginning investigates the movement that has ignited debate in state legislatures and at school board meetings. Reaching back to the origins of antievolutionism in the 1920s, and continuing... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2015; US$ 33.99
American evangelicalism has long walked hand in hand with modern consumer capitalism. Timothy Gloege shows us why, through an engaging story about God and big business at the Moody Bible Institute. Founded in Chicago by shoe-salesman-turned-revivalist Dwight Lyman Moody in 1889, the institute became a center of fundamentalism under the guidance of... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2015; US$ 32.00
What is fundamentalism and what does it really amount to? How do uncompromising counter-cultural movements make ordinary people behave in extraordinary ways? Arguing that an adherence to scriptural literalism and biblical inerrancy is at root a reaction to modernism, these are among the key questions with which this timely book grapples. But it goes... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 8.99
Je vous dévoile objectivement ce livre sacré dans ce qu'il a de plus beau mais aussi dans ce qu'il a de plus horrible car il est temps, de s?en prendre à la racine du mal et de révoquer un à un ces centaines de versets cruels que vous venez de découvrir. Dénoncer et abroger ces versets criminogènes reste l'unique voie capable d?ouvrir une ère authentique... more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 89.99
American fundamentalism, for decades depicted as alienated from society, has garnered the attention of historians, whose studies have shown a more complex movement. This book, targeting the founding generation, seeks to understand their resilience, since their beginning through their adaptation to modernist culture. more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 64.99
The 1920s marked one of the greatest cultural shifts in American life, and the risqué flapper became the icon of the period. But there was a counter image of the feminine; the decade was also the golden age for girl evangelists who defended traditional morals and traditional Christian beliefs and attitudes. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95
Under the auspices of top international commentators, The Freedom to do God's Will considers the global impact of fundamentalism on religious traditions including Hinduism, Buddhism, Mormonism, Christianity, Judaism and Islam. With special reference to human rights issues, women's rights and the influence of social factors, it brings a new dimension... more...
- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 44.99
Publicly humiliated by the Scopes "monkey trial" of 1925, fundamentalism in America seemed extinct by the end of the 1920s--and then all but invisible to the mainstream until evangelists like Billy Graham gave new life to the movement in the popular revivals of the 1940s and '50s. Here, Joel A. Carpenter illuminates these hidden years in the fundamentalist... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 16.00
The dramatic first-person account of life inside an ultra-fundamentalist American religious sect, and one woman?s courageous flight to freedom with her eight children. When she was eighteen years old, Carolyn Jessop was coerced into an arranged marriage with a total stranger: a man thirty-two years her senior. Merril Jessop already had three wives.... more...