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The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World (2 ed.)

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2004
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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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2003
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122 words

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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2004
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215 words

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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2003
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58 words

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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2003
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153 words

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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2004
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Religion
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1,023 words

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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2008
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History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
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4,029 words

[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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2009
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Religion, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
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1,765 words

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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2010
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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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2004
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69 words

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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2007
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338 words

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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2002
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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
Religious Fundamentalism

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Carsten Paludan-Müller

The Oxford Companion To Archaeology (2 ed.)

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2012
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Religious fundamentalism, at its core, is an insistence on the absolute and literal prerogative of religious texts over secular science ...

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Benjamin Beit-Hallahmi

The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics

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2012
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Social sciences, Politics
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Fundamentalism is a deep and total commitment to a particular religious creed, involving a return to supposed fundamentals, away from ...

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The Biographical Encyclopaedia of Islamic Philosophy

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2010
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Philosophy, Religion
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4,481 words

The term ‘fundamentalism’ was originally used to refer to conservative evangelicals within the Protestant church, and has also been applied ...

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

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2009
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A belief in returning to the literal meanings of scriptural texts.

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The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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2002
1 a form of Protestant Christianity that upholds belief in the strict and literal interpretation of the Bible, including its narratives, doctrines, prophecies, and moral ... More
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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006
a form of Protestant Christianity which upholds belief in the strict and literal interpretation of the Bible, including its narratives, doctrines, prophecies, and moral laws. Also, strict ... More

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