Definition of fundamentalism
1a often capitalized : a movement in 20th century Protestantism emphasizing the literally interpreted Bible as fundamental to Christian life and teachingb : the beliefs of this movementc : adherence to such beliefs a minister noted for his strict fundamentalism
2 : a movement or attitude stressing strict and literal adherence to a set of basic principles Islamic fundamentalism political fundamentalism
fundamentalistplay \ˌfən-də-ˈmen-tə-list\ noun
fundamentalisticplay \ˌfən-də-ˌmen-tə-ˈli-stik\ adjective
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In Žižek’s mind, there are four types of the latter: Christian fundamentalism, New Age spirituality, techno-digital post-humanism and secular ecologism.
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