Posts tagged "church history"

Not Your Mama’s Fundamentalism

Chris Armstrong recently posted at his blog, Grateful to the Dead, a brief history of fundamentalism in America.  The entry was originally written for the Encyclopedia of Religion in America which came out last month.  Here's an excerpt from his post introduction:
The basic argument of what follows is this: Fundamentalism in America changed after...

Chant Wars: Make It Roman

Good news for a capella crusaders. Benjamin Bagby talks to Leonard Lopate of WNYC about the seamy backstory of Gregorian Chant: more to do with Charlemagne than Pope Gregory — who, according to legend, was supposed to have received the inspiration for the liturgical songs direct from the Holy Spirit — as well as fodder...