Apocalypticism and Millennialism: Shaping a Believers Church Eschatology for the 21st Century
In the United States the history of John Nelson Darby's dispensational premillennialism is intimately tied up with the history of fundamentalism. It is difficult to talk about dispensational premillennialism in the believers church tradition in the twentieth century without making some reference to the fundamentalist movement. In fact, the two distinguishing marks of fundamentalist theology have been the doctrine of biblical inerrancy and the eschatological schema known as dispensationalism. It is thus rather surprising that historians have de-emphasized dispensational premillennialism in explaining the history of fundamentalism. I think that this is a mistake. But to explain why I think this is a mistake, I need to say something about how historians have written about fundamentalism.
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Place of Publication
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Trollinger, William Vance, "How John Nelson Darby Went Visiting: Dispensational Premillennialism in the Believers Church Tradition and the Historiography of Fundamentalism" (2000). History Faculty Publications. 8.