Defenders of God : The Fundamentalist Revolt Against the Modern Age 9780062505095, 0062505092, 9781850432883, 1850432880

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Defenders of God : The Fundamentalist Revolt Against the Modern Age
 9780062505095, 0062505092, 9781850432883, 1850432880

Table of contents :
Cover ......Page 1
Back Cover ......Page 2
Inside Flaps ......Page 4
Title ......Page 9
Contents ......Page 13
Preface ......Page 15
Introduction ......Page 19
Part I: CONTEXT ......Page 39
1. The Making of a Construct: Modernism and Fundamentalism ......Page 41
2. Reinterpreting the Rise of the West ......Page 61
3. Ideology Between Religion, Philosophy, and Science ......Page 77
4. Fundamentalism as a Religious Ideology in Multiple Contexts ......Page 108
Pqrt II: COUNTERTEXTS ......Page 121
5. The Living Word from the Eternal God ......Page 123
6. Fundamentalists in Defense of the Jewish Collectivity ......Page 138
7. American-style Protestant Fundamentalists ......Page 171
8. Fundamentalists in Pursuit of an Islamic State ......Page 207
Conclusion ......Page 245
Notes ......Page 265
Selected Bibliography ......Page 295
Index ......Page 311

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