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Died: Jack Chick, Cartoonist Whose Controversial Tracts Became Cult Hits
This was his life!
The Other 'Christianity Today' Subscriber access only
Learning from our fundamentalist predecessor.
I’m Kimmy Schmidt, Minus the ‘Unbreakable’ Subscriber access only
A cult survivor explains what a new sitcom gets right—and wrong—about life on the outside.
Raised in a Christian Cult Subscriber access only
‘Girl at the End of the World’ adds to an important line of ex-fundamentalist survivor stories.
Why I'm Grateful for Feminism
Blogger Samantha Field took me to task last week on "throwing feminism under the bus." Here's my response.
Six Things I Learned While Writing about Contemporary Fundamentalism
Including why a movement planted in the North came to full flower in the South and the reasons real fundamentalists called Jerry Falwell "pseudo."
Ecumenism, education, culture-engagement and the "slippery slope" argument
The vision of John Comenius and the story of the Unity of the Brethren give us a good way to test a hypothesis.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Liberalism's popularizer
A Complicated, Consequential Leader
Michael Kazin's recent biography of Williams Jennings Bryan introduces the 'Great Commoner' to a new generation.
This Is Your Life
Evangelicals may not remember their fundamentalist heritage, but that doesn't mean it isn't there—or that it isn't valuable.
The Man They Made a Monkey
How "The Great Commoner," William Jennings Bryan, won a battle but lost a war.
A New Evangelical Awakening: Did You Know? Subscriber access only
Interesting and Little Known Facts about America's Mid Century Evangelical Resurgence
The Crisis of Modern Fundamentalism Subscriber access only
Defections threaten a proud movement.
Flea Market Believers Subscriber access only
If these biblical literalists don't go to church, can the Right count their vote?
Who Were the "Fundamentalists"? Subscriber access only
Many people associate this word with religious bigotry and close-mindedness. But in the early 20th century, fundamentalists were simply evangelicals determined to do battle for the faith.
Awakening the Evangelical Conscience Subscriber access only
The New Evangelicals called for a fresh application of Christian truth to the social problems of the day.
'Extreme' Orthodoxy Subscriber access only
Luis Palau dropped from Welsh revival celebration for his 'evangelical beliefs.'
Living with Fundamentalists Subscriber access only
Spirit and Flesh documents life in a Baptist church.
Hell House Goes Hollywood Subscriber access only
Plus: Ethicists vs. the Bush campaign, Falwell's law school, DNA testing the Dead Sea Scrolls, and other stories from online sources around the world.