- Are you confused by academic jargon? - Do you know your `discourse' from your `dialectic'? - Can you tell the difference between `anomie' and `alienation'? The Social Science Jargon Buster tackles the most confusing concepts in the social sciences, brea


Core definition

Belief in the need to return to pure or fundamental religious faith as revealed literally in scripture (i.e. the Bible, the Qur'an or the Torah).

Longer explanation

Fundamentalists believe that man was blessed when he was given the word of God. And it's simple. the word, as revealed in sacred texts, must be ...

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