Fundamentalisms & Modern Culture (History Conference 2006)

Speaker(s): Darren Dochuk, Don Lewis, George Marsden, Michael McClymond
Date: July 28 & 29, 2006
Length: 6:26:47
Product ID: RGDL3638S

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This series of lectures, delivered as part of the 2006 Regent College History Conference, covers a broad range of topics relating to modern Christian fundamentalisms in North America, including political engagement, support of Israel, doctrinal developments, and social demography. The conference was made possible by the generous support of the Reid Trust.
Lectures present;

  • George Marsden, How 'Otherworldly' Fundamentalism Became Political Powern
  • Donald M. Lewis, 'Evangelicals and Jews Together': The Origins of Christian Zionismn
  • Michael J. McClymond, Why Five? Articles of Faith, Creedal Subscription, and the Foundamentalist Call for Doctrinal Consensusn
  • Darren Dochuk, The Southern Errand: Making Sense of Region, Religion, and the Rising South in Post-World War II American Politicsn
  • See All Audio by Darren Dochuk Don Lewis George Marsden Michael McClymond

    Darren Dochuk is Associate Professor in the Humanities in the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics and Associate Professor of History at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He is author of From Bible Belt to Sunbelt: Plain-folk Religion, Grassroots Politics, and the Rise of Evangelical Conservatism and editor (with Michelle Nickerson) of Sunbelt Rising: The Politics of Space, Place, and Region.

    Donald M. Lewis is Professor of Church History at Regent College and is the Secretary of the Anglican Studies Program. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. He is author of Lighten Their Darkness: The Evangelical Mission to Working-Class London, 1828-1860, The Future Shape of Anglican Ministry, and The Origins of Christian Zionism: Evangelical Support for a Jewish Homeland, as well as editor of Christianity Re-born: The Global Expansion of Evangelicalism in the 20th Century and The Blackwell Dictionary of Evangelical Biography 1730-1860.

    George Marsden is Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Notre Dame. He is author of many books, including Fundamentalism and American Culture, Jonathan Edwards: A Life, and Understanding Fundamentalism and Evangelicalism.

    Michael McClymond holds the Clarence Louis and Helen Irene Steber Chair in the Department of Theological Studies at Saint Louis University. His recent publications include Embodying the Spirit: New Perspectives on North American Revivalism (Johns Hopkins, 2004) and Familiar Stranger: An Introduction to Jesus of Nazareth (Eerdmans, 2004). PhD (University of Chicago).

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