120 books — 80 voters
Fundamentalism usually has a religious connotation that indicates unwavering attachment to a set of irreducible beliefs. However, fundamentalism has come to be applied to a tendency among certain groups–mainly, although not exclusively, in religion–that is characterized by a markedly strict literalism as it is applied to certain specific scriptures, dogmas, or ideologies, and a strong sense of the importance of maintaining ingroup and outgroup distinctions, leading to an emphasis on purity and the desire to return to a previous ideal from which advocates believe members have strayed. Rejection ...more
People Who Have Left Cults or Religious Fundamentalism (Memoirs & Biographies)
Worst Creationism Books
18 books — 6 voters
Readings in (Fundamentalist & Progressive) Christianity & Politics
3 books — 7 voters
Christian Fundamentalism, its history and development
5 books — 1 voter
The Book of Revelation
51 books — 25 voters
“ At least two important conservative thinkers, Ayn Rand and Leo Strauss, were unbelievers or nonbelievers and in any case contemptuous of Christianity. I have my own differences with both of these savants, but is the Republican Party really prepared to disown such modern intellectuals as it can claim, in favor of a shallow, demagogic and above all sectarian religiosity? Perhaps one could phrase the same question in two further ways. At the last election, the GOP succeeded in increasing its vote ...more ”
“ The less justified a man is in claiming excellence for his own self, the more ready he is to claim all excellence for his nation, his religion, his race or his holy cause. ”
A group to recommend books to people leaving Christian Fundamentalism, or those who have left an…more
[close] A group to recommend books to people leaving Christian Fundamentalism, or those who have left and are still trying to sort things out. If you are still Christian, undecided, different religion, or atheist, you are welcome to recommend books for the journey out: memoirs, theology, psychology, commentary, expose, etc.
26 members, last active 7 years ago
[close] Curtis will be available to answer any and all questions about his book, "The Judas Epidemic: Exposing the Betrayal of the Christian Faith in Church and Government" March 15th -16th.
1 member, last active 8 years ago
This club is not endorsed/run by the real DFN: Pickles and Hairspray. Please visit https://www.f…more
[close] This club is not endorsed/run by the real DFN: Pickles and Hairspray. Please visit https://www.facebook.com/Pickles4Truth/ This is the book club for anyone with a fascination for cults, cult mentality, odd religious practices, etc. Stemming from a mutual fascination/dislike of the infamous Duggar Family, this club seeks to build awareness, community, and unity against cult abuse, child abuse/marriage, and suppression via religious fundamentalism. It's also a place where people can poke fun and snark on the Duggars and similar groups/practices (within reason).
45 members, last active 3 years ago
This global discussion group has been designed to encourage debates about important and underrep…more
[close] This global discussion group has been designed to encourage debates about important and underreported issues of our era. All you need is an enquiring mind and a desire to gain or share “underground knowledge”. This is also a place to discuss the controversial topics explored in The Underground Knowledge Series (non-fiction books) by James Morcan & Lance Morcan as well as the Underground Knowledge podcast show.
16,118 members, last active an hour ago