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The Church on the World's Turf: An Evangelical Christian Group at a Secular University

Paul A. Bramadat


Is it possible for conservative Protestant groups to survive in secular institutional settings? Here, Bramadat offers an ethnographic study of the Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship (IVCF) at McMaster University, a group that espouses fundamentalist interpretations of the Bible, women's roles, the age of the earth, alcohol consumption, and sexual ethics. In examining this group, Bramadat demonstrates how this tiny minority thrives within the overwhelmingly secular context of the University.

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2000 Print ISBN-13: 9780195134995
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780195134995.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Paul A. Bramadat, author