There are two ideas of what a fundamentalist is on this thread. There is the definition given by baptistboard which means about everybody who posts in the baptist debate section is a fundamentalist, including me. Then there is this weird idea that it has to do with how you do missions and how you stand against "worldliness" (a term which they keep so ambiguous that it is absolutely MEANINGLESS). But this grandson of one of the KINGS and FOUNDERS of the latter kind of fundamentalism gives a testimony here that is compelling. http://www.patheos.com/blogs/thepangeablog/2011/10/03/emerging-from-fundamentalism-andrew-himes/ Is it possible that fundamentalism is the biggest impetus for liberalism in the world? For example, I think teetotalism and prohibition made America the drunkest nation in the world. I think the weird kind of fundamentalism I mention above turns more people away from Christ than it does TO Christ. I have met HUNDREDS of people who do not go to church because they had a bad experience with some backwater fundamentalist yelling and screaming against going to the movies or some other stupidity. Has anyone else heard of such testimonies? Could it be that the world really would be better off if the weird kind of fundamentalism (not the one that just stands for the fundamentals) never existed?