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Fundamentalist Movements, Islamic

  • By: François Burgat & Bjørn Olav Utvik
  • In: International Encyclopedia of Political Science
  • Edited by: Bertrand Badie, Dirk Berg-Schlosser & Leonardo Morlino
  • Subject:Political Science (general), General Politics & International Relations

The term fundamentalism has its origin in a struggle that developed between conservative and liberal Protestant Christian theologians in the United States around the turn of the 20th century. This struggle was epitomized in the publication by the Bible ...

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