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Essay heading: American Religious Movements
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Date added: April 9, 1999
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It was this split in Christianity that made many people believe that fundamentalism should have died out seventy years ago. But fundamentalism survived and there has been a recent resurgence in its' popularity. Moving to the post World War II era, the evangelical coalition began to appeal to the older generations, to the Hollywood population, and to leaders in Washington D...
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Soon after the war, the religious conflicts that infected fundamentalism in the 1920's were no longer relevant. Protestantism, in its mainline form, had become much more evangelical in its' nature and its' sects became much more interested in becoming recognized publicly. Many historians agree that, "what has not often been recognized, however, is that one of the most important driving forces behind the postwar resurgence of religion was a cadre of ?progressive fundamentalists'"(Carpenter 223)...
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