Tag Archives: Christian Fundamentalism
Jeff Kinley and Looking at the Wrong Sins in the Wrong Place
The (Alleged) Coming Global Storm Recently a Christian author named Jeff Kinley released his book, As it Was in the Days of Noah. This release was timed to coincide with the release of the film Noah, apparently in an attempt to take advantage of … Continue reading
Fifty Shades of Fundamentalism: A Case-Study
So far I have presented a rough outline of what Christian Fundamentalism is, discussed how it cloaks unassailable ignorance and fear as faith and why that is problematic, and argued that Christian fundamentalism is far more pervasive than Christians are … Continue reading
Fifty Shades of Fundamentalism: So who is a Fundamentalist?
So far I have described the basic contours of Christian Fundamentalism and described how the main problem I see with it is that it creates a worldview in which it is impossible to recognize its most fundamental flaw: its widespread … Continue reading
Fifty Shades of Fundamentalism: Why is Fundamentalism Bad – Unassailable Ignorance and Fear Masquerading as Faith
The main problem with Fundamentalist Christianity is that it disguises its vices as virtues, and those within it truly believe their worst weaknesses are their greatest strengths. But what do I mean by this? To explain what I mean I … Continue reading
Fifty Shades of Fundamentalism: What is Fundamentalism and where did it come from?
What is Fundamentalism?: A Brief Overview of Fundamentalist’s History and Nature Fundamentalism has its origins in the U.S. in the close of the 19th century. A large group of predominantly white Christians got together annually at the Niagara Bible Conference … Continue reading
Fifty Shades of Fundamentalism: Introduction
There are many different groups of Christians and streams of thought and practice within Christianity. One of the most problematic is Fundamentalist Christianity (hereafter referred to simply as Fundamentalism). Fundamentalism has also recently been at the heart of a global … Continue reading
Columbus and Contemporary Christianity
Today is the Columbus day, which is a day we celebrate Christopher Columbus for “discovering” the “New World.” This holiday has been heavily criticized, especially by Native Americans in the U.S.A. It is seen as celebrating the “discovery” of a … Continue reading →