Social reform defined 19th century conservative Christian revivalism. When the 20th century rolled around, Christian liberals joined the cause and conservatives were faced with a decision: Do we join forces with these "swashbuckling radicals" or separate from them? Opting for separation, the fundamentalist movement was born. This issue of Christian History & Biography begins with the famous Monkey Trial and investigates the clash between fundamentalism and modernism, between God and reason.
The first "trial of the century" revealed a great divide separating American Christians.
Inside this issue you'll find:
- The Monkey Trial - The first "trial of the century" revealed a great divide separating American Christians.
- Also: Prayer Debate
- Also: Bizarre Meaning
- Also: Darrow Takes the Stand
- Also: The Press Weighs In
- User Friendly Faith - What liberals believed-and why fundamentalists made such a fuss.
- Right Jabs and Left Hooks
- Fundamentalist Internet - The people, conferences, and organizations that made up the fundamentalist family.
- An Army of Conservative Women - Women played a surprisingly prominent role in early fundamentalism.
- Enraptured with Order - How fundamentalists strove mightily to make sense of history.
- Relevant Morality - Modernism's most popular preacher on the hopes of liberals.
- A Return to Bondage - Fundamentalism's most gifted theologian crituques liberalism.
- Spurring on Secularism - An Interview with George Marsden
- Here We Stand - An Interview with Mark Sidwell
Issue 55 (Volume XVI (16), Number 3)
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