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David S. Dockery
Having been called a fundamentalist many times by those to my left, I am aware that in the eyes of many, a fundamentalist is “anyone to my right.” But, if by this term we mean those who have historically identified themselves as such since the early decades of the 20th century, then I think we can make the following observations.
We can learn both positive and negative lessons from the Fundamentalists. We can learn that the authority of Scripture is primary and the ultimate teachings of Christianity are to be heartily defended. We can learn that purity and holiness are important, even as we are reminded that the proclamation of the gospel message is imperative. Read more about What Can We Learn from Christian Fundamentalists? David S. Dockery Responds