I know the concept is a rip-off, but I’m nothing if not consistent: I stole both the Lapsed Episcopalian’s image and nickname for the purposes of blogging.
I have found that most Who-Said-That’s seem to be code for Guess-The-Bad-Guy. That makes it so much duller and predictable—the bad kind of predictable, not the good, Presbyterian kind. Let’s change it up a bit. So far I have dropped two hints, a trait I come by more honestly from my mother who can diffuse Christmas and birthday anticipation like a pro. Anyway, who said:
“I never call myself a ‘Fundamentalist.’ There is, indeed, no inherent objection to the term; and if the disjunction is between ‘Fundamentalism’ and ‘Modernism,’ then I am willing to call myself a Fundamentalist of the most pronounced type. But after all, what I prefer to call myself is not a ‘Fundamentalist’ but a ‘Calvinist’ — that is, an adherent of the Reformed Faith.”