Tag Archives: Fundamentalism

Brethren in Christ on the World Wide Web

A few Brethren in Christ-related links that caught my attention over the past weeks. Continue reading

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The New New Evangelicals (And Why They Matter for the Brethren in Christ)

Who are these new new evangelicals, and what do they have to do with the Brethren in Christ?
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Photo Friday: “Six Hours of Sitting Seemed Like a Lot to Young People”

Recollections of the annual Bible conferences sponsored by the Southern California band of the Brethren in Christ Church during the first half of the twentieth century, courtesy of memoirist Eldon F. Bert.
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Photo Friday: Touching Hearts on Shores Worldwide

Today’s Photo Friday observes the 45th anniversary of The Gospel Tide Radio Hour, an innovative, high-tech evangelistic endeavor launched by the then-plain Brethren in Christ in the 1940s.
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“The Last Days: The End of Hope or a Hopeful End?”

Care to learn more about fundamentalist end-times belief and its impact on the Brethren in Christ? Check out the links and bibliography.
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The Brethren in Christ and The Late Great Planet Earth

What impact did Hal Lindsey’s 1970 bestseller “The Late Great Planet Earth” have on the Brethren in Christ? Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

A quote to brighten your morning, courtesy of twentieth-century Brethren in Christ church leader C.N. Hostetter, Jr. Continue reading

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“The Devil in Cap and Gown,” or Another Connection Between Fundamentalism and the Brethren in Christ

As a student at Princeton University in the 1920s, Roy H. Wenger received a pamphlet from Mary Zook warning him of the dangers of “higher criticism” of the BIble. The act shows that some Brethren in Christ were concerned about the advance of liberalism in the Church. Continue reading

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“Such Dead Theology,” or How an Emphasis on Ethics Saved the Brethren in Christ from Fundamentalism

The Brethren in Christ may have seen eye-to-eye with Christian fundamentalists as far as eschatology is concerned. But an emphasis on ethics (rather than doctrine) was one factor that kept the Brethren from fully embracing the fundamentalist position. Continue reading

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“Oh, the Weather Outside is Frightful”: Proclaiming the Dispensation in a Chilly Climate

‘Tis the season for cataclysmic cold and fitful economic rebounds, so it seems only right to offer a post about winter weather and a paltry job market. That such a post should be tied to fundamentalist eschatology and its impact … Continue reading

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