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al- Jamaah al-Islamiyyah

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Islamic Society. Major Sunni organization founded in the early 1960s in Tripoli, Lebanon, as an offshoot of the Muslim Brotherhood, although it quickly spread to other cities. Led by laypeople. ...
Authority of the Bible.

Authority of the Bible.  

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This terminology is characteristic of Christian theology, and so the following entry appropriately discusses the issue from a Christian perspective. For consideration of the topic in Jewish ...
Bible Belt

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The southern states of the United States of America, where the mainstream of Christianity is characteristically fundamentalist, stressing the literalism and inerrancy of the Bible. See also BRANCH ...
Christian Science

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The tenets of a religious body founded by Mary Baker Eddy (1821–1910), who set out her teaching in Science and Health (1875; revised, with Key to the Scriptures, 1883). While accepting the ...
clash of Civilizations

clash of Civilizations  

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A concept first used by Samuel Huntington (1927–2008) in a 1993 Foreign Affairs article. He argued that, in the context of the end of the Cold War, conflict in international relations increasingly ...
Conservative Evangelicals

Conservative Evangelicals  

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Evangelical Christians whose view of the Bible is ‘conservative’, i.e. who either reject critical study of the Bible or else hold that such study confirms its authority and historical accuracy. See ...
creationism

creationism  

The doctrine that all things, including organisms, owe their existence to God's creation and not to evolution. creationist n. One who believes in or promotes creationism.
Free Presbyterian church of Ulste

Free Presbyterian church of Ulste  

Founded in 1951, ostensibly in protest against ecumenism and alleged apostasy in Irish Presbyterianism. Ian Paisley, pastor of the Ravenhill Evangelical Mission church in Belfast, a breakaway from ...
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The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World (2 ed.)

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is a deep and total commitment to religious belief, involving a return to supposed fundamentals, away from doctrinal compromises with

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The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

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Term used to refer to early-twentieth-century American Christian Protestant movement based on affirmation of faith that defines belief in an

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The Oxford Companion to American Literature (6 ed.)

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conservative religious movement of various Protestant denominations during the 20th century, embodying a protest against the incursions of science into

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A Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion

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The attitude towards the sacred texts of a religion in which these are taken literally and treated as infallible. Jewish

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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In general, a description of those who return to what they believe to be the fundamental truths and practices of

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The Oxford Companion to the Bible

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A twentieth‐century theological movement among conservative Protestants, largely in North America. Despite its broad, amorphous, and decentralized character, fundamentalism has

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Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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[This entry includes two subentries, an overview and a discussion of fundamentalism in the United States.]

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

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Fundamentalism is defined as the activist assertion of a particular faith tradition based on an affirmation of self-defined foundational principles

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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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Term applied to strictly conservative religious belief; in Christianity it holds the entire *Bible in its original languages to

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World Encyclopedia

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Movement within some Protestant denominations, particularly in the USA, which originated in the late 19th and early 20th centuries as

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The Oxford Companion to Irish History (2 ed.)

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deriving from The Fundamentals (1910–15), a twelve‐volume, multi‐authored, theological protest against trends in modern religion and society published

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The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

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conservative religious movement of various Protestant denominations during the 20th century, embodying a protest against the incursions of science into revelation. Its object is to ... More

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