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The Accommodation of Protestant Christianity with the Enlightenment: An Old Drama Still Being Enacted

David A. Hollinger

in After Cloven Tongues of Fire: Protestant Liberalism in Modern American History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158426
eISBN:
9781400845996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158426.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses the engagement of Protestant Christianity with the Enlightenment in the United States—an engagement that most often took the form of “accommodation.” The bulk of the men and ... More


Into the Fold: Protestant Christian Communities in South India

Eliza F. Kent

in Converting Women: Gender and Protestant Christianity in Colonial South India

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195165074
eISBN:
9780199835171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165071.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses the gendered effects of religious conversion in the areas of domestic, marital, and sartorial practices. It provides a history of Protestant Christianity in south India, ... More


Women's Missionary Societies

Eliza F. Kent

in Converting Women: Gender and Protestant Christianity in Colonial South India

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195165074
eISBN:
9780199835171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165071.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the extent to which evangelical Christianity empowered women missionaries and enabled them to challenge the patriarchal norms of missionary culture in India. It analyzes the ... More


Converting Women: Gender and Protestant Christianity in Colonial South India

Eliza F. Kent

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195165074
eISBN:
9780199835171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165071.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book explores the conversion of Indians to Protestant Christianity in the 19th century. It is divided into two parts. Part I focuses on the social, religious, ideological, and historical ... More


Healing in Western Christianity’s Global Expansion

Amanda Porterfield

in Healing in the History of Christianity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195157185
eISBN:
9780199850389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157185.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The 19th century was characterized by a global expansion of Protestant Christianity which coincided with Western political and economic expansion. Although their ideas about miracles varied, Western ... More


Contraception and Abortion Within Protestant Christianity

GLORIA H. ALBRECHT

in Sacred Rights: The Case for Contraception and Abortion in World Religions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195160017
eISBN:
9780199849611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160017.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses the issues of contraception and abortion within Protestant Christianity. It argues that Protestantism has moved in the direction of accepting the importance of family planning ... More


Other Dreams of Freedom: Religion, Sex, and Human Trafficking

Yvonne C. Zimmerman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199942190
eISBN:
9780199980765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199942190.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Focusing on the public face of the federal government's anti–human trafficking project during the presidential administration of George W. Bush, this book explores how the religious values of ... More


Protestant Christianity in Reform-Era China: Realities and Representations

David Ownby

in Encountering Modernity: Christianity in East Asia and Asian America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839475
eISBN:
9780824869731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839475.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the intersection between nationalism, religion, and politics by documenting the revival of Protestant Christianity in post-Mao China. In particular, it looks at the House Church ... More


Robert Morrison and the Protestant Plan for China

Christopher Daily

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888208036
eISBN:
9789888180974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208036.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Sent alone to China by the London Missionary Society in 1807, Robert Morrison (1782–1834) was one of the earliest Protestant missionaries in East Asia. During some 27 years in China, Macau and ... More


Saving Faith: Making Religious Pluralism an American Value at the Dawn of the Secular Age

David Mislin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453946
eISBN:
9781501701436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453946.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book chronicles the transformative historical moment when Americans began to reimagine their nation as one strengthened by the diverse faiths of its peoples. Between 1875 and 1925, liberal ... More


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