The Roots of Fundamentalism
British and American Millenarianism, 1800-1930
By (author) Ernest R. Sandeen
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Roots of Fundamentalism by Ernest R. Sandeen
Book DescriptionErnest R. Sandeen's "The Roots of Fundamentalism" remains a landmark work in the history of religion. A National Book Award finalist, it was the first full-length study to present an intellectual historical critique of the Fundamentalist movement in America. Sandeen argues that our understanding of this movement has been grievously distorted by the Fundamentalist-Modernist debate of the 1920s, as symbolized by William Jennings Bryan and the Scopes trial. Rather than viewing Fundamentalism as a chiefly sociological phenomenon of the 1920s, Sandeen argues from a transatlantic perspective that the Fundamentalist movement "was a self-conscious, structured, long-lived dynamic entity" that had its origins in Anglo-American millenarian thought and movements of the nineteenth century.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780226734682
(235mm x 179mm x 20mm)
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 14-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Ernest R. Sandeen
Ernest R. Sandeen (1931-82) was the James Wallace Professor of History and codirector of the Living Historical Museum at Macalester College.
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