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Reappropriating H. Richard Niebuhr's: Christ and Culture

John G. Stackhouse

in Making the Best of It: Following Christ in the Real World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195173581
eISBN:
9780199851683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173581.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines H. Richard Niebuhr's Christ and Culture in the context of how Jesus Christ could relate to society and culture. It suggests that Niebuhr's book can help the reader to see that ... More


Whose Calvin, Which Calvinism? John Calvin and the Development of Twentieth-Century American Theology

Stephen D. Crocco

in John Calvin's American Legacy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195390971
eISBN:
9780199777099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390971.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

In 1898, Abraham Kuyper delivered his Lectures on Calvinism at Princeton Theological Seminary. A few years later, Princeton’s B. B. Warfield pared back Kuyper’s Calvinism as a positive force in the ... More


Interpretations V: Edwards and Contemporary Theology

Michael J. McClymond and Gerald R. McDermott

in The Theology of Jonathan Edwards

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199791606
eISBN:
9780199932290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791606.003.0044
Subject:
Religion, Theology

As Edwards's work is becoming better known, more contemporary theologians are beginning to use parts of his theological project to assist their own. Some, such as H. Richard Niebuhr in the ... More


Emerging Denominations and Persisting Sects

Bryan R. Wilson

in Religion in Secular Society: Fifty Years On

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198788379
eISBN:
9780191830297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788379.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

H. Richard Niebuhr sketched and explained a common pattern of evolution from sect to denomination. Wilson accepts much of Niebuhr’s argument but rejects the claim that sects generally last only one ... More


Explaining Continuity and Change

Madeleine Pennington

in Quakers, Christ, and the Enlightenment

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780192895271
eISBN:
9780191916076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192895271.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter 2 establishes the limitations of a purely socio-political account of the changes explored in Chapter 1. The Quakers were not altogether removed from social and political motivations. However, ... More


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