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The Religion of Conservative Christians: A Return to the Reformation?

in The Truth about Conservative Christians: What They Think and What They Believe

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226306629
eISBN:
9780226306759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306759.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter analyzes survey data to organize a sketch of Conservative Christianity as a religious system. It concludes that the Conservatives and Afro–American Protestants both embrace a systematic ... More


A Mighty Fortress in Decline

Jason S. Lantzer

in Mainline Christianity: The Past and Future of America's Majority Faith

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814753309
eISBN:
9780814753323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814753309.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter demonstrates how the facade of Mainline Protestantism eventually cracked beyond repair by the 1960s and 1970s, what outsiders called the “Mainline decline.” Post-World War II America was ... More


Introduction: How the Bible Came to Speak about Homosexuality

Heather R. White

in Reforming Sodom: Protestants and the Rise of Gay Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624112
eISBN:
9781469624792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624112.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This introductory chapter traces the history of homosexuality in mainline Protestantism. Appearing for the first time in the Revised Standard Version (RSV) of the Bible in 1946, in Apostle Paul's ... More


Baptized with the Soil: Christian Agrarians and the Crusade for Rural America

Kevin M. Lowe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190249458
eISBN:
9780190249472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190249458.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book is a history of the Protestant commitment to rural America. It shows how mainline Protestant churches and ecumenical organizations came together in the twentieth century in opposition to ... More


Introduction

in Evangelicals and American Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199987634
eISBN:
9780199367818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987634.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

American Evangelicals have been involved in international affairs in two major ways: first, through direct global engagement as part of the missionary enterprise; and second, through public policy ... More


Epilogue

Markku Ruotsila

in Fighting Fundamentalist: Carl McIntire and the Politicization of American Fundamentalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199372997
eISBN:
9780199373024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372997.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This final chapter summarizes the book’s argument, namely that there is a long continuity in fundamentalist Christian engagement with US and world politics that goes back to the 1930s, that this ... More


Christianity, Social Justice, and the Japanese American Incarceration During World War II

Anne M. Blankenship

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629209
eISBN:
9781469629223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629209.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Anne M. Blankenship's study of Christianity in the infamous camps where Japanese Americans were incarcerated during World War II yields insights both far-reaching and timely. While most Japanese ... More


Exposing Red Clergy: McCarthyism in the Churches

Markku Ruotsila

in Fighting Fundamentalist: Carl McIntire and the Politicization of American Fundamentalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199372997
eISBN:
9780199373024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372997.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter forms the first detailed account of the fundamentalists’ prolonged mid-1950s campaign to instigate congressional and FBI investigations into alleged communist infiltration in American ... More


Under Siege: The Radical Right Years

Markku Ruotsila

in Fighting Fundamentalist: Carl McIntire and the Politicization of American Fundamentalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199372997
eISBN:
9780199373024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372997.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter covers the years 1964 to 1969 and focuses on the backlash to fundamentalist and Radical Right activism that began in the aftermath of Kennedy’s assassination and intensified after the ... More


Beginnings: The Making of a Fundamentalist

Markku Ruotsila

in Fighting Fundamentalist: Carl McIntire and the Politicization of American Fundamentalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199372997
eISBN:
9780199373024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372997.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Covering the years 1906 to 1936, this chapter deals with McIntire’s childhood, youth, and his intellectual maturation in early twentieth century Oklahoma, at the Princeton Theological Seminary as ... More


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