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African Pentecostalism: An Introduction

Ogbu Kalu

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195340006
eISBN:
9780199867073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340006.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Across Africa, Christianity is thriving in all shapes and sizes. But one particular strain of Christianity prospers more than most — Pentecostalism. Pentecostals believe that everyone can personally ... More


 The Big Man of the Big God: Pentecostalism, Media, and Popular Culture in the 1980s

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/9780195340006.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The 1980s brought major changes including socioeconomic and political collapse; the enlarged networking with external, Western forms of Pentecostalism; and the liberalization of media space following ... More


“The Ladies Are Warriors”: Latina Pentecostalism and Faith-Based Activism in New York City

Elizabeth D. Ríos

in Latino Religions and Civic Activism in the United States

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195162271
eISBN:
9780199850365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162271.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the narratives of Puerto Rican Pentecostal women in ministry in New York City. They have led ministries that have sought to live and teach a holistic gospel. They have been able ... More


Chains of Liberation: Poverty and Social Action in the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God

Jill Detemple

in Latino Religions and Civic Activism in the United States

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195162271
eISBN:
9780199850365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162271.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that, for many on the margins of society, acting to change the system via the organized and group-oriented methods of the system is neither a logical nor a tangible initial path. ... More


The Evolution of Protestant Participation in Nicaraguan Politics and the Rise of Evangelical Parties

Roberto Zub

in Evangelical Christianity and Democracy in Latin America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195174762
eISBN:
9780199851737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174762.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the evolution of the political participation of Protestants in Nicaragua. It discusses the rise of evangelical parties, focusing on the first Pentecostals who reached the ... More


The Making of Working-Class Religion

Matthew Pehl

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040429
eISBN:
9780252098840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040429.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Religion has played a protean role in the lives of America's workers. This innovative volume focuses on Detroit to examine the religious consciousness constructed by the city's working-class ... More


Conservative Religion

Marta Trzebiatowska and Steve Bruce

in Why are Women more Religious than Men?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199608102
eISBN:
9780191744730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608102.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

One of the greatest paradoxes in the study of gender and religion is that many young and politically conscious women continue to join, or remain in conservative and patriarchal religious ... More


Choosing the Jesus Way: American Indian Pentecostals and the Fight for the Indigenous Principle

Angela Tarango

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469612928
eISBN:
9781469614465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469612928.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book uncovers the history and religious experiences of the first American Indian converts to Pentecostalism. Focusing on the Assemblies of God denomination, the story begins in 1918, when white ... More


Martin Luther King's Biblical Epic: His Final, Great Speech

Keith D. Miller

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031083
eISBN:
9781617031090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031083.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In his final speech “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop,” Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his support of African American garbage workers on strike in Memphis. Although some consider this oration his ... More


Guatemala: Evangelization and Mission

Edward L. Cleary

in The Rise of Charismatic Catholicism in Latin America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036083
eISBN:
9780813038285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036083.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The Guatemalan Catholic Church was the prototype of a fading religious institution in the mid-twentieth century. It had few Guatemalan priests, had lost relatively more members to Pentecostals than ... More


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