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Heaven on Earth: The Varieties of the Millennial Experience

Richard Landes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199753598
eISBN:
9780199897445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753598.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Millennialists through the ages have looked forward to the apocalyptic moment that will radically transform society into heaven on earth. They have delivered withering critiques of their own ... More


Healing in African Pentecostalism: The “Victorious Living” of David Oyedepo

Paul Gifford

in Global Pentecostal and Charismatic Healing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195393408
eISBN:
9780199894390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393408.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Focusing on Living Faith Church Worldwide, or Winners’ Chapel, founded by David Oyedopo in Lagos, Nigeria, with 400 branches in thirty-eight African countries, this chapter argues that the defining ... More


Miracle Healing and Exorcism in South Indian Pentecostalism

Michael Bergunder

in Global Pentecostal and Charismatic Healing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195393408
eISBN:
9780199894390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393408.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter argues that missionary success of the South Indian pentecostal movement in church planting is largely attributable to claims of miracle healing and exorcism, practices that exhibit ... More


Divine Awareness and Bliss

Keith Ward

in Religion and Creation

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263937
eISBN:
9780191682681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263937.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology, World Religions

Some views of divine perfection require that God should be unaware of suffering in any experiential sense. For such awareness would lessen the quality or intensity of the divine bliss, and make the ... More


Korean Christianity

Don Baker

in Korean Spirituality

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832339
eISBN:
9780824869373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832339.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter focuses on Christianity in Korea. The religion entered the peninsula and gave Koreans new options for addressing old problems by supplying new answers to people's inability to overcome ... More


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