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Evangelicals and IsraelThe Story of American Christian Zionism$
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Stephen Spector

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780195368024

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368024.001.0001

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The Evangelical Mosaic

The Evangelical Mosaic

(p.36) 3 The Evangelical Mosaic
Evangelicals and Israel

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This chapter offers a brief history of evangelicalism. It traces the origins of fundamentalism and notes the distinction between the evangelicalism that emerged in the mid-twentieth century, as represented by a Billy Graham, and fundamentalism in its modern sense. The chapter discusses the rise of the religious right, then notes the three camps into which born-again Christians can be divided: traditionalists, including Pat Robertson and the late Jerry Falwell; centrists, represented by Rick Warren; and modernists, for whom Jim Wallis is a leading spokesman. The chapter then presents the main characteristics of evangelical faith and adumbrates the variety and diversity of born-again beliefs. It also notes unexpected convictions expressed by born-again leaders including Robertson and Ted Haggard prior to his fall from grace.

Keywords:   centrist evangelicals, Jerry Falwell, fundamentalism, Billy Graham, Ted Haggard, modernist evangelicals, the religious right, Pat Robertson, traditionalist evangelicals, Jim Wallis, Rick Warren

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