Evangelical Fundamentalism

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If you've read my other books, you will have noted I am much harder on Evangelical Fundamentalism than the 'high church'. There are, however, some hard-core fundamentalists who toe the company line to the letter, yet there are some who are mildly influenced by the organized approach to faith. For instance, if you go to a small country church, typically, it will be very small if it becomes intolerant of (what some call) ‘liberal Christianity.’ Most community churches have looser ties to parent organizations. If they were intolerant, they’d find their local financial support deeply affected. Therefore, when you walk into a rural church, hard-line doctrines are seldom emphasized. Most churches of this type get by with (what I call) biting your

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