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fundamentalism


  • History, Evidence and the Ethics of Belief

    by Guy Lancaster

    Untrammelled freedom of belief has been enshrined as an American civic virtue. The nation, democracy, and possibly the planet are imperiled without a collective commitment to respect belief only to the extent available evidence supports it. 



  • The Persistence Of Creationism Shows Losing Could Make Trumpism More Extreme

    by Adam Laats

    Modern sophisticates were confident that the Scopes Trial marked the defeat and discrediting of creationism. Those alarmed by the denialism of Trump supporters about the election results should remember that the rumors of fundamentalism's demise were greatly exaggerated. 


  • Trump and the Puritans

    by Martyn Whittock

    No one would ever call Donald Trump a Puritan. But the 17th century religious movement is a foundation of Trump's America.



  • Fundamentalist Pandemics

    by Juan Cole

    What evangelicals could learn from "The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyam."


  • A Founder of American Religious Nationalism

    by Katherine Stewart

    Christian nationalism today is a political movement, and its primary goal is power. Its ultimate aim, formulated by R.J. Rushdoony, is to replace our modern constitutional Republic with a “biblical” order that derives its legitimacy not from the people but from God and the Bible – or, at least, the God and the Bible that men like Rushdoony claimed to know.