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Moral Ambition: Mobilization and Social Outreach in Evangelical Megachurches

Omri Elisha

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267503
eISBN:
9780520950542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267503.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This ethnography examines the hopes, frustrations, and activist strategies of American evangelical Christians as they engage socially with local communities. Focusing on two Tennessee megachurches, ... More


Personhood: Sin, Sociality, and the Unbuffered Self in US Evangelicalism

Omri Elisha

in The Anthropology of Global Pentecostalism and Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780814772591
eISBN:
9780814723517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772591.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter draws on fieldwork on evangelical megachurches in Knoxville, Tennessee. Focusing on the social interactions and spiritual aspirations of a men's fellowship group, this chapter argues ... More


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