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Bible-Carrying Christians: Conservative Protestants and Social Power

David Harrington Watt

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195068344
eISBN:
9780199834822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195068343.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book focuses on the relationship between conservative Protestants and social power in the U.S. The book, which is particularly concerned with which sorts of power relationships seem natural and ... More


A Mother's Job: The History of Day Care, 1890–1960

Elizabeth Rose

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195111125
eISBN:
9780199854295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111125.001.0001
Subject:
History, Family History

Using Philadelphia as a case study, this book explores the history of day care from the perspective of families who have used it, tracing day care's transformation from a charity for poor single ... More


Crime, Law, and Group Politics in Two Urban Locales

Lisa L. Miller

in The Perils of Federalism: Race, Poverty, and the Politics of Crime Control

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331684
eISBN:
9780199867967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331684.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter begins with a discussion of the need to re-vision political mobilization and interest group activity through the lens provided by politicized urban neighborhoods. The scholarly emphasis ... More


 Open to All Parties: The Ordeal of Religious Integration

Chris Beneke

in Beyond Toleration: The Religious Origins of American Pluralism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305555
eISBN:
9780199784899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305558.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines religious discourse in mid-century America, which was characterized by unprecedented ecumenism and surprisingly widespread praise for integration. Beginning in the mid-1740s, ... More


New Philadelphia: An Archaeology of Race in the Heartland

Paul Shackel

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520266292
eISBN:
9780520947832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266292.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

New Philadelphia, Illinois, was founded in 1836 by Frank McWorter, a Kentucky slave who purchased his own freedom and then acquired land on the prairie for establishing a new—and ... More


“Weighed in the balances”

John Wigger

in American Saint Francis Asbury and the Methodists

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195387803
eISBN:
9780199866410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387803.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Asbury’s physical breakdown in 1793 offered him the opportunity to reconnect with a group he had neglected for several years, African American Methodists. As a result, he came to realize that they ... More


“The garden of God”

John Wigger

in American Saint Francis Asbury and the Methodists

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195387803
eISBN:
9780199866410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387803.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Asbury had become so well known that letters from Europe could be addressed simply to “Francis Asbury.” A sustained revival swept across American Methodism beginning in 1800, radiating outward from ... More


The Promise of Discipline

John Wigger

in American Saint Francis Asbury and the Methodists

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195387803
eISBN:
9780199866410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387803.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Asbury arrived in Philadelphia in October 1771. He soon concluded that Joseph Pilmore and Richard Boardman, preachers sent by John Wesley in 1769, had limited themselves too much to New York City and ... More


Fieldwork

David Harrington Watt

in Bible-Carrying Christians: Conservative Protestants and Social Power

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195068344
eISBN:
9780199834822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195068343.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book examines the relationship between conservative Protestants and social power in the U.S. The book, which is particularly concerned with which sorts of power relationships were made to seem ... More


Philadelphia

David Harrington Watt

in Bible-Carrying Christians: Conservative Protestants and Social Power

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195068344
eISBN:
9780199834822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195068343.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

During the early 1990s, when the fieldwork upon which this book is based was conducted, economic conditions in Philadelphia were not good. Jobs were relatively scarce and the city's cultural and ... More


Oak Grove Church

David Harrington Watt

in Bible-Carrying Christians: Conservative Protestants and Social Power

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195068344
eISBN:
9780199834822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195068343.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Oak Grove Church and the school that was associated with it (Oak Grove Christian Academy) were located in Olney – a Philadelphia neighborhood that had once been solidly working class, but which had ... More


The Philadelphia Mennonite Fellowship

David Harrington Watt

in Bible-Carrying Christians: Conservative Protestants and Social Power

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195068344
eISBN:
9780199834822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195068343.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Philadelphia Mennonite Fellowship, a congregation that deeply valued the traditions of the Anabaptists, was located in a section of West Philadelphia that was not at all prosperous. Many of the ... More


The Philadelphia Church of Christ

David Harrington Watt

in Bible-Carrying Christians: Conservative Protestants and Social Power

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195068344
eISBN:
9780199834822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195068343.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Philadelphia Church of Christ, a congregation associated with a movement called the International Churches of Christ, put a great deal of emphasis on the importance of rapid church growth. The ... More


The New Mass Media: Economic Foundations

David Paul Nord

in Faith in Reading: Religious Publishing and the Birth of Mass Media in America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195173116
eISBN:
9780199835683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195173112.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter explores the interplay of economics and religion in the publishing efforts of the early Bible and tract societies. It describes how religions publishers found ways to deal with the ... More


Andrew Hodge, Family Patriarch

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter One introduces the Hodge family of Philadelphia from its immigration in the 1740s from Ireland to its rise to prominence as one of the city’s most powerful merchant families. Andrew Hodge was ... More


The Churches and Their Ministries

Heidi Rolland Unruh and Ronald J. Sider

in Saving Souls, Serving Society: Understanding the Faith Factor in Church-Based Social Ministry

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195161557
eISBN:
9780199835836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195161556.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter introduces fifteen diverse Protestant churches noted for their community outreach, in the context of their Philadelphia religious ecology. The 237 programs sponsored by these case study ... More


Case Studies of Faith in Action

Heidi Rolland Unruh and Ronald J. Sider

in Saving Souls, Serving Society: Understanding the Faith Factor in Church-Based Social Ministry

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195161557
eISBN:
9780199835836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195161556.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter highlights eight of the case study churches selected from the Philadelphia area. The narratives focus on how these churches define their mission, particularly in terms of the ... More


A Typology of Faith-Based Organizations and Programs

Heidi Rolland Unruh and Ronald J. Sider

in Saving Souls, Serving Society: Understanding the Faith Factor in Church-Based Social Ministry

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195161557
eISBN:
9780199835836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195161556.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The term “faith-based organizations” is inadequate because no clear definition exists of what it means to be “faith-based”. This chapter proposes an inductively derived typology to capture the ... More


Rebels Rising: Cities and the American Revolution

Benjamin L. Carp

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304022
eISBN:
9780199788606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304022.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The cities of eighteenth‐century America were crucial for the coming of the American Revolution. This book focuses closely on political mobilization in colonial British America's five most populous ... More


1797: A Bill to Thwart Quaker Manumissions

Michael J. Crawford

in The Having of Negroes Is Become a Burden: The Quaker Struggle to Free Slaves in Revolutionary North Carolina

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034706
eISBN:
9780813038346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034706.003.0024
Subject:
History, African-American History

In January 1797, Thomas Jordan, clerk of the Standing Committee of the Eastern Quarter of the North Carolina Yearly Meeting, sent a printed copy of a bill that had been proposed in the North Carolina ... More


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