Definitions for "fundamentalism"
A system of beliefs based on the interpretation of every word in the Bible, both old and new testaments, as literal truth. It is primarily held by a branch of American Protestants.
The beliefs or practises based on a rigid adherence to some traditional doctrine; extreme conservatism; as, Moslem fundamentalism; the political fundamentalism of the Christian right.
An ideological commitment to preserving texts understood to be foundational in any particular religion.
uncritical acceptance of revealed truth and willingness to follow a leader embodying authority