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Forthrightly, but without rancor, in this book the author elucidates the major weaknesses of and problems with Christian fundamentalism. Rather than condemning or rejecting fundamentalism, though, the book forwards a theological understanding of the Christian faith that is truer to the message of Jesus-and one that will be more appealing to readers who are "fed up" with th ...more
Hardcover, 308 pages
Published December 1st 2007 by 4-L Publications
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Larry
Leroy Seat is not by any stretch a liberal, nor is he bitter or angry. instead, he lovingly, logically, and biblically shows how fundamentalism in general, and the southern baptist convention in particular, has gotten off tack
Clif Hostetler
It's easy to be fed up with self-righteous religious types who advocate for a male dominated sexual hierarchy, provide simplistic answers for the struggles of gays and lesbians, and possess a patriotism that is more committed to nationalistic chauvinism than to the honor of God (i.e. Christian fundamentalist). As indicated by the title, the author is among those who are fed up with Christian fundamentalist, and he proceeds to articulate his disagreements with them for reasons that seem to me to ...more
Dean Summers
Christian Fundamentalism arose in America at the dawn of the Twentieth Century and, in recent years, has been resurgent worldwide. Fundamentalist preachers claim to represent a thoroughly biblical, indeed the only biblical, expression of Christian faith and practice. In fact, they distort the message of the Bible, they divert people away from the way of Jesus, and they oppose people who take Jesus seriously. Fed up with Fundamentalism is a comprehensive account of the origin, allure, and effect ...more
Josh Welker
Seat paints a vivid picture of the shift of evangelical Christianity and, in particular, the Southern Baptist Convention, from a theologically moderate position towards fundamentalism. He focuses on the development of fundamentalist views of church and state relations, Scripture, abortion, feminism, homosexuality, war, and capital punishment.

Seat is a lifelong Baptist, and he makes it a point in his book to talk about his opponents in a loving and non-defamatory way. The purpose of the book is t
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Apr 24, 2009 Leroy Seat rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
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* Graduated from Southwest Baptist College (Bolivar, MO) in 1957 (A.A.)

* Graduated from William Jewell College (Liberty, MO) in 1959 (A.B.)

* Graduated from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (Louisville, KY) in 1962 (B.D., equivalent of M.Div.)

* Received the Doctor of Philosophy degree in theology from SBTS.

* Baptist missionary to Japan from 1966 to 2004.

* Full-time faculty member at S
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