Timeline
  • Secular Movement: Gaining prominence in the mid-20th century, the modern secular movement pushed for a society without religion.
  • Christian Fundamentalism: In the 1920s, Christian fundamentalism arose as a means to counter liberal interpretations of the Christian Bible and "secularizing" changes in society.
  • Home School Movement: The Home School Movement began in the 1970s and attracted evangelical Christians who feared the secular influences of public education.
  • Abington School District v. Schempp: In 1963, the Supreme Court ruled that required Bible readings and recitation of the Lord's Prayer in the public schools was unconstitutional.
  • Jerry Falwell Helps Found the Moral Majority : With the help of Baptist preacher Jerry Falwell in 1979, the founding of the Moral Majority would later influence Ronald Reagan's election in 1980.
  • Jones, Robert "Bob": "Bob" Jones, Sr. (1883-1926) was a renowned evangelist and educator. He founded Bob Jones University, which promoted a conservative Christian education.
  • Presbyterian Church v. Hull Memorial Presbyterian Church: In 1969, this Supreme Court case prohibited the government from interfering in doctrinal disputes between churches.
  • New Evangelicalism: After World War II, a movement of conservative, but socially engaged Protestants emerged. They are known as the "new evangelicals."
  • Lemon v. Kurtzman: This 1971 ruling established an influential precedent (the "Lemon test") for whether a law violates the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment.
  • Missional Church Movement: Founded in 1998, the missional church movement arose and changed the focus of modern Christian missions.
  • LaHaye, Timothy "Tim": Tim LaHaye (1926-present) is a famous evangelical pastor/author, known for co-authoring the Left Behind series and authoring one of the first evangelical sex manuals.
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