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What is a Fundamentalist?

Discussion in 'Fundamental Baptist Forum' started by evangelist6589, Jan 25, 2014.

  1. evangelist6589

    evangelist6589 Well-Known Member
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    A interesting read. Check it out.

    http://hsbc.yourcreativepeople.com/site/user/files/1/wiaf_pdf_outlines.pdf

    My goodness. The straw men arguments, stereotypes, painting with a broad brush and mischaracterizations is real bad in this one.

    PERSONALITIES & ORGANIZATIONS
    Original proponents of New Evangelicalism
    Carl Henry
    Harold Ockenga
    Billy Graham (Franklin Graham)
    Bible-believers who claim NOT to be Fundamentalists
    John McArthur Chuck Swindoll Charles Stanley Warren Wiersbe Erwin Lutzer
    Al Mohler John Piper Mark Dever
    C. J. Mahaney
    Charismatics
    Pat Robertson Tony Campolo
    Seeker Friendly Movement
    Bill Hybels
    Rick Warren – purpose driven church Joel Osteen
    Organizations which claim NOT to be Fundamentalists
    Southern Baptist Convention Campus Crusade Inter-Varsity Fellowship
    The Navigators
    Family Radio
    Focus on the Family World Vision
    Trinity Broadcast Network
    Colleges and Seminaries which claim NOT to be Fundamentalists
    Biola University & Talbot Seminary Moody Bible Institute
    Trinity Evangelical Divinity School Wheaton College
    Cedarville College Fuller Seminary Dallas Seminary
    Ecumenical** endeavors
    Christians and Catholics Together Together for the Gospel Sovereign Grace
    **Ecumenical: Inclusive of everyone regardless of beliefs or practices
     
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  2. InTheLight

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    I thought the author was doing a great job and was agreeing with much of what was said until about Message 6. Then it really veered off into nonsense with the discussion of the New Evangelicals.

    Yes, you are correct there are plenty of strawmen in the comments on New Evangelicalism.
     
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    Hmmm....what do you disagree with?
     
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    The author says the people listed in the OP are not Fundamentalists therefore in his mind they are New Evangelicals. Take a look at Message 8, the column describing New Evangelicals. Would you agree with the author that the SBC (or Piper, or Stanley, or MacArthur) "build bridges to pagan society" and "embrace doctrinal error" and "has man-focused preaching" and "is silent about apostasy"?
     
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    Yes the man does not read the books of Mac, Piper, Lutzer, or Stanley, for if he did he would see the error of his statements. Those men love the word and love to teach it. They are not so pragmatic and results oriented as he thinks. I sent that church a message and I suggest you do as well. But then again that church is a favored one in the BJU circles so I doubt it will change them.
     
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