'Fundamentalist' and 'evangelical' as Terms of Public Discourse
There is an interesting (and good) article on Fundamentalism and Evangelicalism in the public sphere by Christopher Watkin in the latest issue of the Cambridge Papers over at the Jubilee Centre. You can read the article here.
Watkin begins the essay with these lines below.
'Question: What do British Parliamentarians most frequently associate with 'evangelicals'?
Answer: Evangelicals are those who oppose the use of condoms.
Shocked? Perhaps not if you're a regular newspaper reader or television viewer.
Bothered? You should be if you would describe yourself using this term.'
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