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Fundamentalism(s)

Harriet A. Harris

in The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Studies

Published in print April 2006 | ISBN: 9780199254255
Published online April 2009 |

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Religion and Theology

Fundamentalism(s)

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This chapter analyzes fundamentalism as biblical or textual foundationalism, in order to illuminate points of comparison and contrast across the fundamentalisms of the world. Topics discussed include early fundamentalism, fundamentalism as a strong form of foundationalism, the tenacity of fundamentalism, fundamentalism and the world, comparative fundamentalism and scriptural authority, and philosophical hermeneutics.

Keywords: fundamentalism; textual foundationalism; Christianity

Chapter.  13164 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies ; Biblical Studies

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