The Roots of Fundamentalism – Richard Chacon
March 1, 2017
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.