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Blend of fundamentalist +‎ evangelical.


fundagelical (comparative more fundagelical, superlative most fundagelical)

  1. (sometimes derogatory) Of, related to, or characteristic of both evangelical and fundamentalist Christianity.
    • 1993, Delos Banning McKown, The Mythmaker's Magic: Behind the Illusion of "Creation Science"[1], page 166:
      Its attempts at explaining the “Scientific Creationists” fail, however, because they do not focus sufficiently on the importance of soteriology in fundagelical religion.
    • 2014, Jay Emerson Johnson, “Apocalypse Later”, in Cathleen Falsani, Jennifer Grant, editors, Disquiet Time: Rants and Reflections on the Good Book by the Skeptical, the Faithful, and a Few Scoundrels, unnumbered page:
      Coming out as gay while also nestled in the bosom of fundagelical Christianity reveals more than sexual secrets.
    • 2018, Gene Likens, David Lindenmayer, Effective Ecological Monitoring, unnumbered page:
      Finally, we aimed to present our opinions without religious-like 'fundagelical' fervour.
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fundagelical (plural fundagelicals)

  1. (sometimes derogatory) A person with beliefs and values characteristic of both evangelical and fundamentalist Christianity.
    • 1982, A View from the Loft, volumes 5-8, page 11:
      In Alabama, Fundagelicals - our modern day moral majoritarians calling themselves Citizens for a Positive Education, banned the use of a social studies textbook on the grounds that it failed to extol the virtues of capitalism []
    • 2004 May 3, John Sutherland, “God save America...”, in The Guardian:
      What do fundagelicals instinctively oppose? Gay marriage, abortion, gun control, taxes, the UN (and the currently top-rated candidate for anti-Christ, Kofi Annan), withdrawal from Iraq, Michael Moore, Janet Jackson's left breast.
    • 2012, Gerhard O. Forde, “Radical Lutheranism”, in Virgil Thompson, editor, Justification Is for Preaching: Essays by Oswald Bayer, Gerhard O. Forde, and Others[2], page 19:
      Let us be radicals: not conservatives or liberals, fundagelicals or charismatics (or whatever other brand of something-less-than gospel entices), but radicals: radical preachers and practitioners of the gospel by justification by faith without the deeds of the law.
    • For more quotations using this term, see Citations:fundagelical.