Encyclopedia of Fundamentalism
Edited by Brenda E. Brasher
Routledge – 2002 – 576 pages
Series: Religion and Society
This new encyclopedia follows a broad definition of fundamentalism and covers fundamentalism across time and place, although the emphasis remains on its primary manifestation: Protestant fundamentalism in the United States. Entries include: * angels * Armenianism * Aryan Nation * William Jennings Bryan * Campus Crusade for Christ * dispensationalism * Druze * evangelicalism * evil * Jerry Falwell * final judgment * Great Awakening * Hasidic Jews * intifada * Keswick movement * Ayatollah Khomeini * Dwight Moody * Scofield Reference Bible * televangelism * and many more.
Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2002
'Outstanding quality … Whether your readers need a means of rapid entry into research on fundamentalism or simply a general reference, this beautifully laid-out work is the one to have. Strongly recommended for all libraries.' – Library Journal
'Clearly written … the Encyclopedia of Fundamentalism provides the most comprehensive and accurate coverage of Protestant Fundamentalism … Recommended for academic libraries, large public libraries, and seminary libraries.' – Booklist/RBB
Brenda E. Brasher is Assistant Professor of Religion at Mount Union College. She is author of Godly Women: Fundamentalism and Female Power as well as many journal articles. Brasher is the chair of the steering committee of the New Religious Movements Group of the American Academy of Religion and an Advisory Board member of the Center for Millennial Studies, Boston University.