Deep in History

The Roots of Fundamentalism – Richard Chacon

March 1, 2017 One Comment

The word “Fundamentalism” gets tossed around a lot these days, often used to describe anyone who is a strict adherent to any religious belief. Historically speaking, however, “Fundamentalism” refers to a specific type of Christianity adhered to by early 20th century Protestants. Richard Chacon looks at the history of Christianity in the American Colonies, the Great Awakenings, and other factors that led to the development of this particularly American form of Christianity.

  • Liz Groothof Croddy

    Thank you so much for a wonderful look at the history of the Christian faith here in the United States. Slides are often referenced in this lecture, and I’m hoping that the slides prepared by Mr. Chacon can be posted here.