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The Church on the World's Turf: An Evangelical Christian Group at a Secular University
Is it possible for conservative Protestant groups to survive in secular institutional settings? Here, Bramadat offers an ethnographic study of the Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship (IVCF) at McMaster University, a group that espouses fundamentalist interpretations of the Bible, women's roles, the age of the earth, alcohol consumption, and sexual ethics. In examining this ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published June 29th 2000 by Oxford University Press, USA
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Oct 12, 2012 Thomas Grosh IV rated it really liked it
The first ethnography of a religious group on a secular campus makes powerful contributions to our understanding of both the ways minority groups survive in pluralistic settings, and more specifically, the conservative Christian struggle to carve out an identity in the contemporary world. Note: Case study of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship at McMaster University.