Fundamentalisms and Society: Reclaiming the Sciences, the

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Real and acceptable fundamentalism, we are told, is simply to affirm that there are a few facts (Saddleback mentions only three) about the Christian faith that must be embraced. The most disputed topic, among Fundamentalists themselves, concerns the fifth belief listed in The Fundamentals, the Second Coming. In the true sense of the word, we should be Protestants who keep on protesting against all forms of doctrinal deception and corrupt practices. In the book, “superchurch” is one of the words that speaks to this paradox in fundamentalist rhetoric.

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Spectators at the Cross

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Believe me, I've heard it all a thousand times before, and I'm not impressed. Stoddard asserted, "The only reason why God sets his love on one man and not upon another is, because he pleases.... What have the fundamentalist sects gained by such behavior? When creating a civilized nation, one must established a body politick, which would provide protection and security to those underneath it, as well as order. Because of the dualism inherent in conservative monotheism, however, individuals and sects tend to flip-flop between the corresponding extremes.

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The Making of American Liberal Theology: Idealism, Realism,

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It began not in the pulpit, but in the revival tent. Even so, familiarity with these major religions is a good starting point for learning about religion. This has gone on to evolve over time to encapsulate a global system of trade which we are now dependent on to meet our needs. Fundamentalism is the liberal meaning taken from holy texts. In the early 20th century, the fundamentalist movement was responsible for directly and rightly combating the modernest heresies springing forth from within many of that day’s primary theological institutions.

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Christabel Pankhurst: Fundamentalism and Feminism in

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As a religious historian I am prey to the same kind of error by assuming that the religious life of a society is what really animates it. Salamun 2005: 178) Margaret Atwood wrote her novel The Handmaid’s Tale when women experienced major improvements such as a better access to higher education, to jobs and to abortion because a new law made abortion legal (cf. In the social constructionist frame of mind, these elements of society are then objectified in society so they seem to take on an existence of their own.

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God's Rascal: J. Frank Norris and the Beginnings of Southern

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This may also include why Christians have fought among themselves from the days of Peter and Paul through the wars between Protestants and Catholics and modern conflicts between liberal and conservative Christians or Christians and other Abrahamic religions. From the book are three types or systems of religious beliefs: (1) the theology of the omnipotent as manifested by the simple, the one, undivided god who is utterly omnipotent, who created and rules over all things, so that everything which happens is his will, who is in no way affected by anything men may or may not do, and who, when the moment comes that it pleases him to do so, will (Buddha) to the nature of his cosmic situation; that he is to achieve this tendencies, both through moral conduct and meditational practices; in individualistic but of a universal kind and; (3) the Christology of Jesus, that is, the new man, exemplified in the messiah doctrine which focuses in Jesus of Nazareth; here is the the pattern of a new humanity which has yet to emerge, and towards the emergence of which there is a power at work who ‘fathers’ the new man. confident expectation of the day that is to come. here is not mine per se, but comes from the ‘Net.

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The New Creation

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Rarely, if ever, do Christians make their own conjecture about the nature and phenomena of life and living. Small wonder the culture warriors have ramped up their fight against contraception and abortion. Do you really think he would be arguing that the rich should not be paying higher rates of tax? The paper examines several African, Latin American and Caribbean cases where such threats have given rise to syncretistic religions, including the Napramas of north-eastern Mozambique, the Lakwena and Lenshina movements in Uganda and Zambia, the cult of Olivorismo in the Dominican Republic and Sendero Luminoso in Peru.

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Truth Aflame: A Balanced Theology for Evangelicals and

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Today, Sojourners and Sojourners magazine, under the leadership of Jim Wallis, remain outspoken advocates for “faith in action for social justice.” Red Letter Christians, a blog by Tony Campolo, and “new monastic” communities like the Simple Way emphasize the “radical, counter-cultural message” of Jesus Jesus is the historical figure considered by Christians to be the Christ, the Messiah, whose life and teachings, death and resurrection give clear evidence of God’s love for humankind.

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From Wasteland to Promised Land: Liberation Theology for a

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One must NEVER cause a jackboot preacher to lose face, even if he is a heretic. That organization, whose voice is primarily heard in opposing women's involvement in ministry, has roots deep in the Southern Baptist Convention. Jesus failed at prophecy when he told his disciples that some would not taste death until they saw the Son of man coming in his kingdom Mt 16:27-28. The problem with the word “fundamentalism” is that it means different things to different people.

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Surviving Diversity: Religion and Democratic Citizenship

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Copyright © 1990, 2005 c.e., Isaac Bonewits. Fundamentalist scholar s understood metaphor and other figurative speech. An exception is represented by the educational field, in which attempts at curricula and textbooks rewriting have been partially successful.34 The ideology35 of the Jewish national religious movement in Israel was created in the early 20th Century by rabbi Abraham Yitzhak Kook, and later developed by his son Zvi Yehuda (spiritual guide of the movement until his death in 1982).36 After the Six Days War (when the religious nationalist thesis gained more influence) its small group of followers grew to become a real movement, with the creation of Gush Emunim.

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Hard-Core Idolatry: Facing the Facts

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She is however already in league with where fundamentalism will take her because she’s attained the correct posture: the assumption of an absolute certitude in which there is and can be no conflict of the heart with what it is told to believe, no possibility of wondering about a God who is capable of the titanic condemnation she’s just asserted as an assured article of faith. The term "fundamentalist" was perhaps first used in 1920 by Curtis Lee Laws in the Baptist Watchman-Examiner; but it seemed to pop up everywhere in the early 1920s as an obvious way to identify someone who believed and actively defended these doctrines of Christianity.

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