This book is the most informative and fair account I have read on the subject.
Overview of the Book Marsden divides his book into three sections (these sections are different in intent than the above themes.
Marsden has done just that in this marvelous exposition of the history of fundamentalism in twentieth-century America.
Great book! Marsden is a great historian when it comes to American Christianity. This book gives great insight to changes and developments in evangelical fundamentalism though... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Jonathan Roach
Great and critical read about American Protestantism. Marsden is knowledgeable in his subject. Great companion read to "Understanding Fundamentalism and Evangelicalism... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Robert Allen
Marsden's treatment of American Fundamentalism is fair and thorough. His writing style makes this book a pleasure to read. Read morePublished 18 months ago by T. J. Whartenby
This book is the most informative and fair account I have read on the subject. I think those who have a stake in this issue should read the book to clearly see their place in the... Read morePublished 19 months ago by @DrCarlHoffman
There is much to like about Marsden's history of Fundamentalism, but it should be read with care. The author makes a grand attempt to seem unbiased in his presentation of the said... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Veritas
I struggled through about half of it a couple years ago and set it aside. Picked it up again this winter, continued where I previously left off, and started again from the... Read morePublished on March 12, 2013 by Jerel Peters
I have been surprised at how good a historical survey this book is. It covers the terrain with citations from many personalities and sources. Read morePublished on January 17, 2013 by ESigward
I have probably read at least a hundred books about fundamentalists wanting to understand how they think and why they do what they do, but then one day it occurred to me that I had... Read morePublished on September 28, 2012 by dougsoderstrom