A Brief History of Fundamentalist Christianity in the USA

When we talk about the history of Fundamentalism & rightwing Politics, we have to go all the way back to the mid-to-late 1800s, when both Darwin’s theory of evolution AND the field of archaeology’s discoveries led to a controversy over the reliability of the Bible to give Western societies a proper account of humanity’s origins. …

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The Political Entanglements of Wayne Van Gelderen, Jr. and Falls Baptist Church

For an overview of the Van Gelderen history, please see HERE Great! Perhaps I can direct their attention to https://t.co/dTYXYAWtKi and https://t.co/bnt1qag1ab which is heavily Bill Gothard (IBLP, ATI) and Bob Jones University influenced. — Sam Kean (@snkean) November 25, 2018 I can connect you to several abuse victims for interviews. We have a group …

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Bill Gothard’s Fundamentalist Trap | The New Republic

[The below quotation is excerpted from the full article at The New Republic, which exposes Bill Gothard (IBLP, ATI) and the network of fundamentalist institutions and "leaders" that I write against in My Story: Entrenchment in & Escape from an IFB Cult and Breaking Silence on Indiana's Racism] As a generation of ATI students have …

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