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The Politics of Evangelical Identity: Local Churches and Partisan Divides in the United States and Canada

Lydia Bean

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161303
eISBN:
9781400852611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161303.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

It is now a common refrain among liberals that Christian Right pastors and television pundits have hijacked evangelical Christianity for partisan gain. This book challenges this notion, arguing that ... More


Comparing Evangelicals in the United States and Canada

Lydia Bean

in The Politics of Evangelical Identity: Local Churches and Partisan Divides in the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161303
eISBN:
9781400852611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161303.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter introduces two Baptist churches and two Pentecostal churches, matched on either side of the U.S.–Canada border. It conducts participant observation in two evangelical churches located in ... More


Captains in the Culture War

Lydia Bean

in The Politics of Evangelical Identity: Local Churches and Partisan Divides in the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161303
eISBN:
9781400852611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161303.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter looks at how, in U.S. churches, political influence operated through a broad set of opinion leaders, not just through ordained pastors or media elites. Previous research has identified ... More


Conclusion: Politics and Lived Religion

Lydia Bean

in The Politics of Evangelical Identity: Local Churches and Partisan Divides in the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161303
eISBN:
9781400852611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161303.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This concluding chapter discusses how the Christian Right is no longer the only public voice speaking for American evangelicals. Since 2004, alternative leaders and advocacy groups have stepped out ... More


Recruitment to the Household: (1) Birth and Adoption 1

T. N. Madan

in The Hindu Householder: The T.N. Madan Omnibus

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198069409
eISBN:
9780199080038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069409.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter discusses recruitment to the Pandit household via birth and adoption. It covers the physical, supernatural, and cultural factors in childbirth; attitude toward sons and daughters; ... More


The New Rabbis: A Postscript

Benay Lappe

in Torah Queeries: Weekly Commentaries on the Hebrew Bible

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720127
eISBN:
9780814785249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720127.003.0061
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This concluding chapter commends queers who interpreted the Torah with “bent lenses” and fought for LGBT rights. These queer Rabbis took their outsider insights—their sensitivity to those ... More


Marriage, Birth and Death:The Rituals of Passage

Susan Visvanathan

in The Christians of Kerala: History, Belief and Ritual Among the Yakoba

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195647990
eISBN:
9780199080663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195647990.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter focuses on the ritual life of Syrian Christians, which can be understood in terms of two aspects: the ceremonies of the house and the ceremonies of the church. Domestic rituals reveal a ... More


Religion as a resource or as a source of exclusion? The case of Muslim women’s shelters

Pia Karlsson Minganti

in Religion and Welfare in Europe: Gendered and Minority Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447318972
eISBN:
9781447328957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318972.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter demonstrates, through a case study on women's shelters in Sweden, that it is not only the north–south divide that stands out in Europe, but also the conflictual notions of religion, and ... More


Gender Activism in Salafism: A Case Study of Salafi Women in Tunis

Iris Kolman

in Salafism After the Arab Awakening: Contending with People's Power

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190274993
eISBN:
9780190662998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274993.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

The appeal Salafism has on some women is overshadowed by national and international interest in their male counterparts, particularly the jihadi current. This chapter is on the contrary based on the ... More


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