Fundamentalists in the City
Conflict and Division in Boston's Churches, 1885-1950
By (author) Margaret Lamberts Bendroth
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Fundamentalists in the City by Margaret Lamberts Bendroth
Book DescriptionFundamentalists in the City is a story of religious controversy and division, set within turn of the century and early twentieth-century Boston. It offers a new perspective on the rise of fundamentalism, emphasizing the role of local events, both sacred and secular, in deepening the divide between liberal and conservative Protestants. The first part of the narrative, beginning with the arrest of three clergymen for preaching on the Boston Common in 1885, shows the importance of anti-Catholicism as a catalyst for change. The second part of the book deals with separation, told through the events of three city-wide revivals, each demonstrating a stage of conservative Protestant detachment from their urban origins.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195173901
(243mm x 163mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Margaret Lamberts Bendroth
Faith Traditions and the Family, Paperback (November 1996)
This exploration offers readers fresh and broad ranges of ways to evaluate their own religious traditions when dealing with issues related to the future of the family.
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This text depicts the long-running battle within the fundamentalist movement over the roles of men and women both within the church and outside it. Drawing on interviews and written sources, the author surveys the interplay between fundamentalist theology and fundamentalist practice.
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