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Fundamentalism
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The term “fundamentalism” is said to derive from a series of tracts, The Fundamentals (1910–15), though not everything in these writings was fully “fundamentalist.” As generally used, the term “fundamentalism” designates a form of conservative evangelical Protestantism (Evangelical Movement) that, along with other traditional doctrines such as the Trinity, incarnation, deity of Christ (Christology), original sin, human depravity, and justification by faith, lays an exceptional stress on the inerrancy and infallibility of the Bible as the absolutely …

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Barr, James, “Fundamentalism”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 26 September 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_F242>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512



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