All Blog Posts With Tag: Fundamentalism

Among Karl Barth's greatest enemies were the American and Dutch Calvinists (especially the American Dutch Calvinist Cornelius Van Til and his minions). These 20th century Calvinists were different than the neo-Calvinism popular today because they proudly called themselves Fundamentalists and wished to regress the church and theology back to 16th century […]
 
Are you an Evangelical who is angry about something? Then you might be a fundamentalist! Dr. George Marsden is an expert on the history of American Evangelicalism and in his book Fundamentalism and American Culture he defines a "fundamentalist" as "an evangelical who is angry about something." Who is a fundamentalist? […]
 
[The Errors of Inerrancy: A ten-part series on why Biblical Inerrancy censors the Scriptures and divides Evangelicals.] #7. Biblical Inerrancy's Myth-Making Machine, Unveiled Proponents of Biblical Inerrancy perpetuate a myth that the Church has always declared the Bible to be error-free, including minute details of science and history. History tells us a different story, […]
 
James Barr interrogates Karl Barth in his book "Fundamentalism" to determine if Barth is a fundamentalist after all. Barr tells a story about a meeting between John Baillie and Karl Barth, in which Baillie strives to get Barth to confess that Methuselah did not really live 969 years as it […]
 
John Calvin's Biblical Eyeglasses The Reformed theologian, John Calvin, said the Bible is like eyeglasses that allow us to see God and without the spectacles of Scripture, we are like an old person with blurry vision and unable to see God or or see God in Creation. In the event of reading the Scriptures […]
 
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