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Revive Us Again: The Reawakening of American Fundamentalism

Joel A. Carpenter


By the end of the 1920s, fundamentalism in America was intellectually bankrupt and publicly disgraced. Bitterly humiliated by the famous Scopes “monkey trial,” this once respected movement retreated from the public forum and seemed doomed to extinction. Yet fundamentalism not only survived, but in the 1940s it reemerged as a thriving and influential public movement. And today it is impossible to read a newspaper or watch cable TV without seeing the presence of fundamentalism in American society. This book illuminates this remarkable transformation, exploring the history of American fundamental ... More

Keywords: fundamentalism, monkey trial, church, publishing, radio, Moody Bible Institute, Billy Graham, ideology, scholarship

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1999 Print ISBN-13: 9780195129076
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195129076.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Joel A. Carpenter, author
Calvin College, Michigan
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