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 Masters on Horses: The Roots of Pentecostal Public Ethics

Ogbu Kalu

in African Pentecostalism: An Introduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195340006
eISBN:
9780199867073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340006.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The interdisciplinary approach to interpreting African Pentecostalism could gain much from the discourses on modernity and globalism. This chapter profiles the globalization discourse as a version of ... More


Power and Politics in American Culture

James Davison Hunter

in To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity Today

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199730803
eISBN:
9780199777082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730803.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Power now does the work that culture used to do. This is seen in the tendency toward the politicization of nearly everything. Politicization is most visibly manifested in the role ideology has come ... More


 Unusual Strugglings of Mind

Monica Najar

in Evangelizing the South: A Social History of Church and State in Early America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195309003
eISBN:
9780199867561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309003.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the vital paradoxes in Baptists' understanding of the relationship between religious and political authority. It begins by examining the debates over church and state in ... More


Old-Time Religion in a Free-Market Empire

Vincent D. Rougeau

in Christians in the American Empire: Faith and Citizenship in the New World Order

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195188097
eISBN:
9780199852109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188097.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter argues that many American Christians, both Catholic and Protestant, appear unwilling to take a critical view of an economy and a political culture that not only promise easy prosperity ... More


Theology in 1914

Mark D. Chapman

in Ernst Troeltsch and Liberal Theology: Religion and Cultural Synthesis in Wilhelmine Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199246427
eISBN:
9780191697593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246427.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This chapter explains the objective of this book, which is to offer an interpretation of the liberal theology of Wilhelmine Germany focusing on its public profile and engagement with the broader ... More


Rethinking Islam and Democracy

Robert W. Hefner

in Rethinking Religion and World Affairs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199827978
eISBN:
9780199933020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827978.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the question of Islam and democracy by way of four arguments. First, when empirical measures rather than imagined civilizational traits are referenced, it turns out that there ... More


Dharma Drum Mountain: Transcendent Meaning in a Broken World

Richard Madsen

in Democracy's Dharma: Religious Renaissance and Political Development in Taiwan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520252271
eISBN:
9780520941038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252271.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter focuses on Dharma Drum Mountain, which has a narrower popular appeal than the previous two religious organizations but helps push the political culture of Taiwan toward a global vision ... More


“A Middle Party?”: Catholics and Republican Nationalism

Jason K. Duncan

in Citizens or Papists?: The Politics of Anti-Catholicism in New York, 1685-1821

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225125
eISBN:
9780823236930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225125.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on persistence of the antipathy toward Catholicism in New York's political culture. After the elections of 1807, it appeared as if “Catholic” might ... More


White Ethnic New York: Jews, Catholics, and the Shaping of Postwar Politics

Joshua M. Zeitz

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830956
eISBN:
9781469602691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807872802_zeitz
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Historians of postwar American politics often identify race as a driving force in the dynamically shifting political culture. This book instead places religion and ethnicity at the fore, arguing that ... More


Introduction

Matthew Avery Sutton and Darren Dochuk

in Faith in the New Millennium: The Future of Religion and American Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199372690
eISBN:
9780199372737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372690.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The fusion of religion and politics in the United States has always generated energy, controversy, and dramatic change, baffling many Americans (and much of the world) at each striking turn. Yet the ... More


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