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Here, There, but Not Quite Everywhere: Why Are There Faith‐Based Initiatives?

Rebecca Sager

in Faith, Politics, and Power: The Politics of Faith-Based Initiatives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391763
eISBN:
9780199866304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391763.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Using social movement, this chapter examines political, socioeconomic, and demographic data to discover the underlying causes of the variation in implementation of the faith‐based initiative among ... More


An Introduction to the Faith‐Based Initiatives

Rebecca Sager

in Faith, Politics, and Power: The Politics of Faith-Based Initiatives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391763
eISBN:
9780199866304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391763.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

While most research has focused on federal faith‐based initiatives, what has gone largely unnoticed has been how extensive state faith‐based initiatives have become. State faith‐based initiatives are ... More


Religion and Politics in the Antebellum North

Daniel Walker Howe

in Religion and American Politics: From the Colonial Period to the Present

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195317145
eISBN:
9780199851386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317145.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter features an extended discussion of the evangelical contribution to antebellum intellectual and social life, a contribution that everywhere influenced more overt political behavior. ... More


Faith, Politics, and Power: The Politics of Faith-Based Initiatives

Rebecca Sager

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391763
eISBN:
9780199866304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391763.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

There is often more than meets the eye where politics and religion are concerned. Faith‐based initiatives are no exception. Using data from multiple sources, this book examines how and why states ... More


Calvin and British Evangelicalism in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

David Bebbington

in Calvin and His Influence, 1509–2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199751846
eISBN:
9780199914562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751846.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Although certain currents of modern British Evangelicalism owed a strong debt to the views on predestination and saving faith conventionally labelled “Calvinist,” the figure of Calvin himself was ... More


Restoration, Reformation, and Reform, 1660–1828: Archbishops of Canterbury and their Diocese

Jeremy Gregory

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208303
eISBN:
9780191677977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208303.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This wide-ranging and original book makes a significant contribution to our understanding of the Church of England in the eighteenth century. It explores the nature of the Restoration ecclesiastical ... More


Evangelicalism and Fundamentalism in Post-War Wales, 1947–1981

David Ceri Jones

in Evangelicalism and Fundamentalism in the United Kingdom during the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199664832
eISBN:
9780191765391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664832.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religious Studies

The establishment of the Evangelical Movement of Wales in 1947 brought evangelicals in Wales from across the traditional denominations together and allowed them to express a common voice in a way ... More


Contemporary Views from Abroad

Manfred Siebald

in Religion and American Politics: From the Colonial Period to the Present

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195317145
eISBN:
9780199851386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317145.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The book's final section offers broader perspectives. This chapter presents short commentaries from five non-Americans who have traveled extensively in the United States and studied American history ... More


Race, Religion, and Regeneration

Joanna Brooks

in American Lazarus: Religion and the Rise of African American and Native American Literatures

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195332919
eISBN:
9780199851263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332919.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter provides essential background on the evangelical movements most attractive to pioneering black and Indian authors, and examines their respective racial policies and theologies. It argues ... More


A Peculiar People: Highland Religion and Identity

Allan W. Maccoll

in Land, Faith and the Crofting Community: Christianity and Social Criticism in the Highlands of Scotland 1843-1893

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623822
eISBN:
9780748653379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623822.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter is divided into two main parts. The first part comprises a theological and cultural analysis of the Highland evangelical movement. The second part enquires into the development of ... More


After Heaven: Spirituality in America Since the 1950s

Robert Wuthnow

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520213968
eISBN:
9780520924444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520213968.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

The evolution of American spirituality over the past fifty years is the subject of this book. The book uses in-depth interviews and a broad range of resource materials to show how Americans, from ... More


Gender and Power

Allan Anderson, Michael Bergunder, André Droogers, and Cornelis van der Laan

in Studying Global Pentecostalism: Theories and Methods

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520266612
eISBN:
9780520947504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266612.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The goal of this chapter is to comment on the scholarship on gender in the Pentecostal movement and to provide some case contextualization from ethnographic field research with Pentecostals in ... More


Conclusion: Evangelicalism, Blackness, and Music in Brazil

John Burdick

in The Color of Sound: Race, Religion, and Music in Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814709221
eISBN:
9780814723135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814709221.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter considers the implications from the studies discussed in previous chapters. First is the fact that black gospel music sustains a richly textured, oppositional, ethnoracial ... More


The Calculus of Color

Werner Sollors

in Neither Black Nor White Yet Both: Thematic Explorations of Interracial Literature

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195052824
eISBN:
9780199855155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195052824.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Classification methods of racial names were an eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century obsession. The Enlightenment guarantee of using hypothetical methods in order to defeat the tyranny of clergy ... More


The Mission to Civilize and the Colonial Romance

Tim Fulford

in Romantic Indians: Native Americans, British Literature, and Transatlantic Culture 1756-1830

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273379
eISBN:
9780191706332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273379.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter examines the changing white representations of Indians in the early 19th century in the contexts of the Evangelical movement (missionaries), the conservative anti-revolutionary backlash, ... More


Conclusion

Jeremy Gregory

in Restoration, Reformation, and Reform, 1660–1828: Archbishops of Canterbury and their Diocese

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208303
eISBN:
9780191677977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208303.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The book concludes by suggesting that some of the traditional periodization and characterizations of conventional Church history need modification. In many ways, particularly in areas such as the ... More


Shaking the World for Jesus: Media and Conservative Evangelical Culture

Heather Hendershot

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226326795
eISBN:
9780226326801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226326801.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In 1999, the Reverend Jerry Falwell outed Tinky-Winky, the purple character from TV's Teletubbies. Events such as this reinforced in many quarters the common idea that evangelicals are reactionary, ... More


Introduction

Thomas S. Kidd

in George Whitefield: America's Spiritual Founding Father

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300181623
eISBN:
9780300182125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181623.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book presents a biography of George Whitefield that depicts him as the key figure in the first generation of Anglo-American evangelical Christianity. It examines the role played by Whitefield, ... More


“The Fiery Trial of Popularity”:George Whitefield, Field Preacher

Thomas S. Kidd

in George Whitefield: America's Spiritual Founding Father

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300181623
eISBN:
9780300182125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181623.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on George Whitefield's evangelical work in England during the eighteenth century. It begins by tracing his missionary work in Georgia and his return to England that culminates in ... More


Race, Church, City

Jessica M. Barron and Rhys H. Williams

in Urban Church Imagined: Religion, Race, and Authenticity in the City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479877669
eISBN:
9781479802371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479877669.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The introduction first introduces Downtown Church, and presents some of the history of white Evangelical Protestantism and its efforts to engage urban America. Connected to this association with ... More


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