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Pulling the Devil's Kingdom Down: The Salvation Army in Victorian Britain

Pamela Walker

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225916
eISBN:
9780520925854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225916.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Those people in uniforms who ring bells and raise money for the poor during the holiday season belong to a religious movement that in 1865 combined early feminism, street preaching, holiness ... More


Theology without Theos

Paul U. Unschuld

in What Is Medicine?: Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257658
eISBN:
9780520944701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257658.003.0089
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter deals with the theology of the idolatry of nature. The “theology” of Chinese medicine gives answers that believers in the churches of conventional religion have to live without. However, ... More


A Garland of Feminist Reflections: Forty Years of Religious Exploration

Rita Gross

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255852
eISBN:
9780520943667
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255852.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The author of this book has long been acknowledged as a founder in the field of feminist theology. One of the earliest scholars in religious studies to discover how feminism affects that discipline, ... More


Assassination of a Saint: The Plot to Murder Óscar Romero and the Quest to Bring His Killers to Justice

Matt Eisenbrandt and Benjamín Cuéllar

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520286795
eISBN:
9780520961890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286795.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In 1980, a death squad linked to business tycoons and military commanders murdered Archbishop Oscar Romero for denouncing widespread repression and poverty in El Salvador. Romero was known as the ... More


Anthropology of Catholicism: A Reader

Kristin Norget, Valentina Napolitano, and Maya Mayblin (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520288423
eISBN:
9780520963368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288423.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

A collection of classic and contemporary ethnographic explorations of Catholicism, by anthropologists and religious studies scholars. The book approaches Catholicism through a variety topics and ... More


Redemption through Sacred Song: Essay on Letter 46, (1780/81)

Philip V. Bohlman

in Song Loves the Masses: Herder on Music and Nationalism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520234949
eISBN:
9780520966444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234949.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Music, especially sacred song, was also a critical subject in Herder’s professional life as a theologian and pastor in Weimar, the center of the German Enlightenment. Chapter 6 is an epistolary ... More


Divine Bondage: Slavery between Metaphor and Theology

Chris L. de Wet

in Preaching Bondage: John Chrysostom and the Discourse of Slavery in Early Christianity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520286214
eISBN:
9780520961555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286214.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter examines the metaphor of slavery in John Chrysostom's theology and how it became theologized and was implemented in the making of Christian subjectivity as an expression of Christian ... More


Beneath the Brick and Mortar

John Renard

in Islam and Christianity: Theological Themes in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255081
eISBN:
9780520948334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255081.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter summarizes the origins of underlying invisible structures of authority, the further articulation of religious law, and the evolution of Christian and Muslim theologies of power. Initial ... More


Feminist Theology as Theology of Religions

Rita M. Gross

in A Garland of Feminist Reflections: Forty Years of Religious Exploration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255852
eISBN:
9780520943667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255852.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

“Theology of religions” is a relatively new term that has to do with noting the diversity among the religions of the world and developing conceptual tools for relating to and understanding that ... More


The Roots of the Salvation Army: The Booths, Methodism, and Female Ministry

Pamela J. Walker

in Pulling the Devil's Kingdom Down: The Salvation Army in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225916
eISBN:
9780520925854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225916.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Booths's commitment to Methodism and their disenchantment with its rules and restrictions shaped the theology and practice of the Christian Mission and the Salvation Army. Their encounter with ... More


Creating the Salvation Army

Pamela J. Walker

in Pulling the Devil's Kingdom Down: The Salvation Army in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225916
eISBN:
9780520925854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225916.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Christian Mission was part of a broad evangelical missionary effort to reach the urban working class. Its theology drew on Methodism, American revivalism, and the holiness movement. William ... More


Faith in Place’s Religious Message

Amanda J. Baugh

in God and the Green Divide: Religious Environmentalism in Black and White

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520291164
eISBN:
9780520965003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291164.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 6 examines the liberal Protestant theological underpinnings of Faith in Place’s work and the limitations to its universalistic discourse. While presenting earth stewardship as an ethic within ... More


Enchurchment

Jarrett Zigon

in “HIV Is God's Blessing”: Rehabilitating Morality in Neoliberal Russia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267626
eISBN:
9780520948327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267626.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter closely analyzes some of the specific ways in which persons ethically work on themselves to achieve the primary goal of enchurchment in the Church-run program. In doing so rehabilitants ... More


The City and the Church

Sylvie Laurent

in King and the Other America: The Poor People's Campaign and the Quest for Economic Equality

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520288560
eISBN:
9780520963436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288560.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter demonstrates how this social democratic undercurrent otherwise flowed to King through the history of his hometown, Atlanta, and through his education in the Social Gospel doctrine. The ... More


Encountering the Sacred: The Debate on Christian Pilgrimage in Late Antiquity

Brouria Bitton-Ashkelony

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241916
eISBN:
9780520931121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241916.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This study sheds new light on one of the most spectacular changes to occur in late antiquity—the rise of pilgrimage all over the Christian world—by setting the phenomenon against the wide background ... More


Introduction: On the Tension between Theology and Cult

Glenn Peers

in Subtle Bodies: Representing Angels in Byzantium

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224056
eISBN:
9780520925137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224056.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This chapter examines theology and miracle stories, and discusses the ways in which both of these genres dealt with the danger of the worship of angels and presented seemly examples of a different ... More


From Alexander to Jesus

Ory Amitay

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266360
eISBN:
9780520948174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266360.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Scholars have long recognized the relevance to Christianity of the many stories surrounding the life of Alexander the Great, who claimed to be the son of Zeus. But until now, no comprehensive effort ... More


Patronage, Human and Divine: The Social Dynamics of Theodoret's Christology

Adam M. Schor

in Theodoret's People: Social Networks and Religious Conflict in Late Roman Syria

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268623
eISBN:
9780520948617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268623.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the relation between Theodoret of Cyrrhus' performances of patronage and his teachings about Christ. It explains that Theodoret presented Christ as a mediator between God and ... More


Steps toward Feminine Imagery in Jewish Theology

Rita M. Gross

in A Garland of Feminist Reflections: Forty Years of Religious Exploration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255852
eISBN:
9780520943667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255852.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The most profound, intriguing, and inviting of all Jewish theologies, the Kabbalah, teaches us that galut, i.e. exile, is the fundamental reality and pain of present existence. It teaches that one of ... More


Basil of Caesarea’s and Gregory of Nyssa’s Attitudes toward Pilgrimage

BROURIA BITTON-ASHKELONY

in Encountering the Sacred: The Debate on Christian Pilgrimage in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241916
eISBN:
9780520931121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241916.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The significance of Gregory's position as given in this chapter extends beyond his circle and time, exercising a profound influence on the debate that raged between Catholics and Protestants from the ... More


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