History, Evolution, and The Darwin Debate

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Fundamentalists, ancient, modern

November 15th, 2009 · No Comments

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James said,
November 15, 2009 at 2:15 pm ·
“Fundamentalists, she says, are a relatively recent phenomenon; through most of history, religious followers understood that the Bible was never meant to be taken literally.”
Come again?

That’s my feeling about it: Armstrong has a puzzling way of turning things upside down. Fundamentalists are, no doubt, slightly different from their ancient predecessors, but in the end they seem strange because they DO resemble their brethren from the past./

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