FUNDAMENTALISM AND SOCIAL CHANGE

Books on Fundamentalism and Social Change

Abanes, Richard. American Militias:  Rebellion, Racism & Religion. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1996.

Aldridge, Marion D. and Kevin Lewis. The Changing Shape of Protestantism in the South. Macon: Mercer University Press, 1996.

Ammerman, Nancy Tatom.  Baptist Battles:  Social Change and Religious Conflict in the Southern Baptist Convention. New Brunswick: Rutgers University, 1990.

Ammerman, Nancy T. Bible Believers:  Fundamentalists in the Modern World. New Brunswick: Rutgers University, 1987.

Antoun, Richard.  Understanding Fundamentalism:  Christian, Islamic and Jewish MovementsAltaMira Press, 2001.

Appleby, R. Scott and Martin E. Marty. Fundamentalisms and Society:   Reclaiming the Sciences, the Family, and Education. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993.

Appleby, R. Scott and Martin E. Marty. Fundamentalisms and the State:   Remaking Polities, Economies and Militance. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993.

Appleby, R. Scott and Martin E. Marty. Fundamentalisms Comprehended. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1995.

Armstrong, Karen.  The Battle for God.  New York:  Alfred A. Knopf, 2000.

Averrill, Lloyd J. Religious Right, Religious Wrong: A Critique of the Fundamentalist Phenomenon. New York: Pilgrim Press, 1989.

Babinski, Edward T. Leaving the Fold: Testimonies of Former Fundamentalists. New York: Prometheus Books, 1995.

Baldwin, Leland D. The American Quest for the City of God. Macon: Mercer University Press, 1981.

Balmer, Randall. Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory: A Journey into the Evangelical Subculture in America. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.

Balmer, Randall. Grant Us Courage: Travels Along the Mainline of American Protestantism. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.

Barber, Benjamin R. Jihad vs. McWorld: How Globalism and Tribalism are Reshaping the World. New York: Ballentine Books, 1996.

Barkun, Michael. Religion and the Racist Right: The Origins of the Christian Identity Movement. Revised Edition. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1997.

Barr, James. Beyond Fundamentalism: Biblical Foundations for Evangelical Christianity. Philadelphia: Westminster Press, 1984.

Barr, James. Fundamentalism. Philadelphia: Westminster Press, 1978.

Bawer, Bruce.  Stealing Jesus:  How Fundamentalism Betrays Christianity.  New York:  Three Rivers Press, 1997.

Beale, David O. In Pursuit of Purity: American Fundamentalism Since 1850. Greenville: Unusual Publications, 1986.

Bellah, Robert N. and Greenspahn, Frederick E.  Uncivil Religion:  Interreligious Hostility in America.  New York:  Crossroad, 1987.

Bendroth, Margaret Lamberts. Fundamentalism and Gender, 1875 to Present. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1996.

Berger, Peter. The Precarious Vision: A Sociologist Looks at Social Fictions and Christian Faith. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Company, 1961.

Berliner, David C. and Bruce J. Biddle. The Manufactured Crisis: Myths, Frauds, and the Attack on America’s Public Schools. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley Publishing, 1995.

Berton, Pierre. The Comfortable Pew. Philadelphia: J.P. Lippincott Company, 1965.

Bloom, Harold. The American Religion: The Emergence of the Post-Christian Nation. New York: Simon & Shuster, 1992.

Boone, Kathleen C. The Bible Tells Them So. New York: SUNY Press, 1989.

Bracey, Gerald W. Setting the Record Straight:  Responses to Misconceptions About Public Education in the United States. Alexandria, VA: Association for the Supervision of Curriculum Development, 1997.

Brauer, Jerald C., ed. The Lively Experiment Continued. Macon: Mercer University Press, 1987.

Bruce, Steve. Pray TV: Televangelism in America. London: Routledge, 1990.

Carmody, Denise Lardner and John Tully Carmody. The Republic of Many Mansions:  Foundations of American Religious Thought. New York: Paragon House, 1990.

Carpenter, Joel. Revive Us Again:  The Reawakening of American Fundamentalism. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Cauthen, Kenneth. The Impact of American Religious Liberalism. New York: Harper & Row, 1962.

Cimino, Richard and Lattin, Don.  Shopping for Faith:  American Religion in the New Millenium.  San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1998.

Clarkson, Frederick. Eternal Hostility: The Struggle Between Theocracy and Democracy. Monroe, Maine: Common Courage Press, 1997.

Cothen, Grady. The New Southern Baptist Convention: Fundamentalisms Impact on the Southern Baptist Convention. Macon: Smyth & Helwys Publishing, 1995.

Davis, Derek and Marv Knox and Melissa Rogers and Mike Smith. Empowering Believers: Christian Citizenship Through the Culture Wars. Nashville: Baptist Center for Ethics, 1996.

Dorough, C. Dwight. The Bible Belt Mystique. Philadelphia: Westminster Press, 1974.

Eighmy, John Lee. Churches in Cultural Captivity: A History of the Social Attitudes of Southern Baptists. Knoxville: University of Tennessee, 1972.

Emerson, Michael O. and Smith, Christian.  Divided By Faith:  Evangelical Religion and the Problem of Race in America.  New York:  Oxford University Press, 2000.

Evans, Rod. L. and Irwin M. Berent. Fundamentalism: Hazards and Heartbreaks. La Salle, Illinois: Open Court, 1988.

Garber, Marjorie and Walkowitz, Rebecca L.  One Nation Under God:  Religion and American Culture.  New York:  Routledge, 1999.

George, John and Wilcox, Larry.  American Extremists:  Militias, Supremacists, Klansmen, Communists, & Others.  New York:  Prometheus Books, 1996.

Goen, C.C. Broken Churches, Broken Nation:  Denominational Schisms and the Coming of the Civil War. Macon: Mercer University Press, 1985.

Glass, William R.  Strangers in Zion:  Fundamentalists in the South, 1900-1950.  Macon:  Mercer University Press, 2001.

Glover, Willis B.  Biblical Origins of Modern Secular Culture:  An Essay in Interpretation of Western History.  Macon:  Mercer University Press, 1984.

Hardesty, Jean.  Mobilizing Resentment:  Conservative Resurgence from the John Birch Society to the Promise Keepers.  Boston:  Beacon Press, 1999.

Hawley, John Stratton, ed. Fundamentalism and Gender. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.

Hill, Samuel S., ed.  Encylopedia of Religion in the South.  Macon:  Mercer University Press, 2000.

Hill Samuel S., ed.  On Jordan's Stormy Banks:  Religion in the South.  Macon:  Mercer University Press, 1983.

Hill, Samuel S., ed. Religion in the Southern States: A Historical Study. Macon: Mercer University Press, 1983.

Hill, Samuel S. Southern Churches in Crisis. Boston: Beacon Press, 1967.

Hofstadter, Richard. Anti-Intellectualism in American Life. New York: Vintage Books, 1963.

House, H. Wayne and Thomas Ice. Dominion Theology: Blessing or Curse? An Analysis of Christian Reconstructionism. Portland: Multnomah, 1988.

Hunter, James Davison. American Evangelicalism: Conservative Religion and the Quandry of Modernity. New Brunswick:  Rutgers University, 1983.

Hunter, James Davison. Evangelicalism, The Coming Generation. Chicago: University of Chicago, 1987.

Huntington, Samuel P.  The Clash of Civilizations:  Remaking of World Order.  New York:  Touchstone, 1996.

Jurgensmeyer, Mark.  Terror in the Mind of God:  The Global Rise of Religious Violence.  Berkeley:  University of California Press, 2000.

Kaplan, Jeffrey.  Encyclopedia of White Power:  A Sourcebook on the Radical Racist RightAltaMira Press, 2000.

Kimball, Charles.  When Religion Becomes Evil.  HarperSanFrancisco, 2002.

Lawrence, Bruce B. Defenders of God: The Fundamentalist Revolt Against the Modern Age. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1989.

Leazer, Gary H. Fundamentalism & Freemasonry: The Southern Baptist Investigation of the Fraternal Order. M. Evans and Company, 1995.

Marsden, George M. Fundamentalism and American Culture: The Shaping of Twentieth-Century Evangelicalism, 1870-1925. Oxford: Oxford University, 1980.

Marsden, George M. Understanding Fundamentalism and Evangelicalism. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1991.

Martin, William. With God on Our Side: The Rise of the Religious Right in America. New York: Broadway Books, 1996.

Marty, Martin E. and R. Scott Appleby, eds. Fundamentalisms Observed. Chicago: University of Chicago, 1991.

Marty, Martin E. and R. Scott Appleby. The Glory and the Power: The Fundamentalist Challenge to the Modern World. Boston: Beacon, 1992.

Marty, Martin E. Modern American Religion, Vol 1. The Irony of It All, 1893-1919. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1986.

Marty, Martin E.  Religious Crises in Modern America.  Waco:  Baylor University Press, 1981.

Marty, Martin E. Righteous Empire: The Protestant Experience in America. New York: Dial Press, 1970.

May, Lynn E., ed. Baptists and the News Media. Baptist History and Heritage Vol. XXVIII, No. 3, July 1993.

May, Lynn E., ed. Black Southern Baptist Heritage. Baptist History and Heritage Vol. XVI, No. 3, July 1981.

May, Lynn E., ed. Southern Baptist Responses to the 20th Century. Baptist History and Heritage Vol. XVI, No. 1, January 1981.

May, Lynn E., ed. Ethnic Southern Baptist Heritage. Baptist History and Heritage Vol. XVIII, No. 3, July 1983.

May, Lynn E., ed. Southern Baptist Perspectives on Education. Baptist History and Heritage Vol. XXIX, No. 2, April 1994.

May, Lynn E., ed. Women in Southern Baptist History. Baptist History and Heritage Vol. XXII, No. 3, July 1987.

McLoughlin, William G. Revivals, Awakenings, and Reform: An Essay on Religion and Social change in America, 1607-1977. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1978.

Mead, Sidney E. The Lively Experiment: The Shaping of Christianity in America. New York: Harper & Row, 1963.

Milgram, Stanley. Obedience to Authority: An Experimental View. New York: Harper Torchbooks, 1974.

Murphy, Nancey C.  Beyond Liberalism and Fundamentalism.  Harrisburg, PA:  Trinity Press, 1997.

Noll, Mark A., ed. The Princeton Theology, 1812-1921. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1983.

Noll, Mark A.  The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind.  Grand Rapids:  Eerdmans, 1994.

Nord, Warren A. Religion and American Education: Rethinking a National Dilemma. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1995.

Queen, Edward L. II, In the South the Baptists are the Center of Gravity: Southern Baptists and Social Change, 1930-1980. Brooklyn: Carlson Publishing, 1991.

Ramm, Bernard. After Fundamentalism: The Future of Evangelical Theology. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1983.

Reeves, Thomas C.  The Empty Church:  The Suicide of Liberal Christianity.  New York:  The Free Press, 1996.

Reimers, David M. White Protestantism and the Negro. New York: Oxford University Press, 1965.

Reiter, Jerry.  Live From the Gates of Hell:  An Insider's Look at the Antiabortion Underground.  Amherst, NY:  Prometheus Books, 2000.

Richey, Russel E. and Donald G. Jones. American Civil Religion. New York: Harper & Row, 1974.

Roof, Wade Clark and William McKinney. American Mainline Religion: Its Changing Shape and Future. New Brunswick: Rutgers University, 1987.

Rosenberg, Ellen M.  The Southern Baptists:  A Subculture in Transition.  Knoxville:  University of Tennessee Press, 1989.

Schaeffer, Francis A.  A Christian Manifesto.  Revised Edition. Wheaton:  Crossway Books, 1982.   (This book and Whitehead's Second American Revolution spurred many Christian Fundamentalists to secular political activism.  Both books echo Christian Reconstructionist themes.  For a critique of Christian Reconstructionism see Clarkson's Eternal Hostility or House's Dominion Theology.)

Silk, Mark. Spiritual Politics: Religion and America Since World War II. New York: Touchstone, 1989.

Sine, Tom. Cease Fire: Searching for Sanity in America’s Culture Wars. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1995.

Smidt, Corwin and Penning, James M.  Evangelicalism:  The Next Generation.  Grand Rapids:  Baker Book House, 2002.

Smith, Timothy L. Revivalism and Social Reform in Mid-Nineteenth-Century America. New York: Abingdon Press, 1957.

Spain, Rufus B. At Ease in Zion: A Social History of Southern Baptists 1865-1900. Nashville: Vanderbilt University, 1961.

Spong, John Shelby.  Rescuing the Bible from Fundamentalism.  San Francisco:  HarperSanFrancisco, 1991.

Stern, Kenneth S.  A Force Upon the Plain:  The American Militia Movement and the Politics of Hate.  New York:  Simon and Shuster, 1996.

Storey, John W. Texas Baptist Leadership and Social Christianity, 1900-1980. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1986. Best primer for understanding the difference between Texas Baptists and the new SBC.

Straub, Gerald Thomas.  Salvation for Sale:  An Insider's View of Pat Robertson's Ministry.  New York:  Prometheus Books, 1986.

Strozier, Charles B. Apocalypse: On the Psychology of Fundamentalism in America. Boston: Beacon Press, 1995.

Stump, Roger W.  Boundaries of Faith:  Geographical Perspectives on Religious Fundamentalism.  Lanham, MD:  Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2000.

Sullivan, Clayton. Called to Preach, Condemned to Survive. Macon: Mercer University Press, 1985.

Thompson, James J. Jr. Tried as by Fire: Southern Baptists and the Religious Controversies of the 1920’s. Macon: Mercer University, 1982.

Wallis, Jim. The Call to Conversion: Rediscovering the Gospel for These Times. San Francisco: HarperCollins, 1992.

Whitehead, John W.  The Second American Revolution.  Wheaton:  Crossway Books, 1982.  (This book and Schaeffer's Christian Manifesto spurred many Christian Fundamentalists to secular political activism.  Both books echo Christian Reconstructionist themes.  For a critique of Christian Reconstructionism see Clarkson's Eternal Hostility or House's Dominion Theology.)

Williams, Rhys H.  Promise Keepers and the New MasculinityLexington Books, 2001.

Wuthnow, Robert.  Christianity and Civil Society:  The Contemporary Debate.  Harrisburg, PA:  Trinity Press,

Wuthnow, Robert.  After Heaven:  Spirituality in America Since the 1950's.  Berkeley:  University of California Press, 1998.

Wuthnow, Robert. The Restructuring of American Religion: Society and Faith since World War II. Princeton: Princeton University, 1988.

 Pamphlets

From the Mainstream Baptist Network

How the SBC has Changed, by Rick McClatchy and Bruce Prescott

Subjugating Women in the SBC, by Bruce Prescott and Rick McClatchy

The Fruit of Creedalism, by Bruce Prescott

Video Tapes on Fundamentalism and Social Change

The Glory and the Power: The Fundamentalist Challenge to the Modern World. PBS Television and NPR Radio Series, 1992.

Lipscomb, Steven. The Battle for the Mind: A Film about Fundamentalism and Women. Battle for the Mind, Inc., 1997. 1-800-343-5540. A documentary about the Fundamentalist takeover of the SBC and its effect on Southern Seminary in Louisville, KY.

Frost, David.  Religion in the 20th Century. Films for the Humanities and Sciences  PO Box 2053  Princeton, NJ 08543-2053.  Phone:  (800) 257-5126.  Purchase:  $89.95

Moyers, Bill. God and Politics: The Battle for the Bible, 1987. Public Affairs Television 356 West 58th St. New York, NY 10019.

With God on Our Side: The Rise of the Religious Right in America. Public Television Series, 1997.

The History of Christianity -- Coping with Scientific and Social Change:  19th and 20th Centuries.  Films for the Humanities and Sciences  PO Box 2053  Princeton, NJ 08543-2053.  Phone:  (800) 257-5126.  Purchase:  $149  Rental:  $75.

Faith in Modern Society:  Religion and the Media.  Films for the Humanities and Sciences  PO Box 2053  Princeton, NJ 08543-2053.  Phone:  (800) 257-5126.  Purchase:  $89.95

 

 

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