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Author Mercer, Calvin R.

Title Slaves to faith : a therapist looks inside the fundamentalist mind / Calvin Mercer ; foreword by Martin E. Marty.

Imprint Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  270.82 M534s 2009    ---  Available
Description xxix, 229 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [211]-224) and index.
Contents Who are the Christians? -- The fighting fundamentalists -- Fundamentalists retreat and advance -- Fundamentalists and the Bible -- Problems with fundamentalism's view of the Bible -- The Jesus question -- The rapture -- "Left Behind" theology -- Two unofficial fundamentalist doctrines -- The psychological model -- Profile of the typical fundamentalist -- The threat from rapid cultural change -- Talking theology -- Talking about the Bible -- Appendix 1. Letters from former fundamentalist students -- Appendix 2. An elementary guide to exegeting the Bible.
Subject Fundamentalism -- Psychology.
Psychology, Religious.
ISBN 9780313364969 (alk. paper)
0313364966 (alk. paper)

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