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Evangelical vs. Liberal: The Clash of Christian Cultures in the Pacific Northwest

James K. Wellman

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195300116
eISBN:
9780199868742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300116.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The book is the first in-depth ethnographic study of churched religion in the Pacific Northwest. It describes and explains how Protestant churches survive and thrive in the most unchurched region of ... More


The Voice Coach

Cynthia Grant Tucker

in No Silent Witness: The Eliot Parsonage Women and Their Unitarian World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195390209
eISBN:
9780199866670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390209.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

For Etta's daughter Dorothea Dix Eliot (1871‐1957), who marries her father's associate pastor, Earl Morse Wilbur (1866‐1956), in 1898, a major challenge is teaching her husband to stay in tune with ... More


Bearing Witness: Engaging People of Faith in Environmental Advocacy

Mallory McDuff

in Natural Saints: How People of Faith are Working to Save God's Earth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195379570
eISBN:
9780199869084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379570.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter shows how faith communities have transformed the ministry of bearing witness through a focus on environmental advocacy. The work of churches involved with the organization Earth ... More


From Missions to Churches

Ian Breward

in A History of the Churches in Australasia

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263562
eISBN:
9780191600418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263562.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

British and French missions and colonization were closely related. The pace of Christianization varied, for Pacific Islanders and Aborigines were not just passive recipients, but actively sought ... More


The Making of Christian Societies

Ian Breward

in A History of the Churches in Australasia

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263562
eISBN:
9780191600418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263562.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Visions of a Christian society in the South Pacific varied within Protestantism, as well as between Protestants and Roman Catholics. Some settlers argued for a secular society, as distinct from one ... More


New Opportunities for Mission and Service

Ian Breward

in A History of the Churches in Australasia

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263562
eISBN:
9780191600418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263562.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Missionary expansion and consolidation continued, with French and German missions joining British ones in Melanesia and Papua New Guinea. Aboriginal missions were recommenced in Northern Australia. ... More


After Christendom: Evangelical Conversion After Christendom: Evangelical Conversion Narrative and its Alternatives

D. Bruce Hindmarsh

in The Evangelical Conversion Narrative: Spiritual Autobiography in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199245758
eISBN:
9780191602436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245754.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Begins by reviewing the chronological proliferation, literary elaboration, and theological differentiation of the genre of conversion narrative over the course of the eighteenth century in England. ... More


Lamanites in the Pacific

Terryl L. Givens and Matthew J. Grow

in Parley P. Pratt: The Apostle Paul of Mormonism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195375732
eISBN:
9780199918300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375732.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In 1851, Pratt became the leader of Mormon missionary activities in the Pacific Basin, including northern California, Hawaii, the Society Islands, and Australia. Traveling with a small group of ... More


Culture

David Chidester

in Religion: Material Dynamics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520297654
eISBN:
9780520969933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297654.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter engages material culture in the study of religion. Referring to bodies, objects, and places, material culture in religion is the sacred vitality of things. Rejecting the division between ... More


Colonial Contexts and Global Dissent

Joanna Cruickshank

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199683710
eISBN:
9780191823923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199683710.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Theology

By the end of the nineteenth century, Dissent had gained a global presence, with churches from the Dissenting traditions scattered across the British Empire and beyond. This chapter traces the spread ... More


Localization and Indigenization of Christianity in the Pacific

Brian M. Howell and Michael A. Rynkeiwich

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume IV: The Twentieth Century: Traditions in a Global Context

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199684045
eISBN:
9780191838927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199684045.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter explores the mission of nonconformist and dissenting missionaries throughout the Pacific Islands, including the Philippine Islands. A wide variety of Christian denominations have taken ... More


Prelude: Red Pines and Black Sheep: The Akamatsu Legacy

James Mark Shields

in Against Harmony: Progressive and Radical Buddhism in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190664008
eISBN:
9780190675523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190664008.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism, Religion and Society

This Prelude to Chapters One through to Six introduces the story of three generations of the Akamatsu family, whose tri-generational patriline illustrates well the changes which shaped institutional ... More


“The Real Nature and Spirit of Our Lives”: The Evolution of Corporate Personality, 1865–1920

Amanda Porterfield

in Corporate Spirit: Religion and the Rise of the Modern Corporation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199372652
eISBN:
9780199372683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199372652.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Proponents of social evolution blurred boundaries between commerce and Christianity after the Civil War, championing Christian work as a means to economic growth, republican liberty, and national ... More


Introduction: Connections

Matthew Kester

in Remembering Iosepa: History, Place, and Religion in the American West

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199844913
eISBN:
9780199332670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844913.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The introductory chapter outlines the argument that the community of Iosepa connects communities of Pacific Islanders in the American West in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This chapter also ... More


“The Pacific World”

Matthew Kester

in Remembering Iosepa: History, Place, and Religion in the American West

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199844913
eISBN:
9780199332670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844913.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 1 documents the earliest westward paths followed by Native Hawaiians who used opportunities provided by the presence of European explorers and settlers to voyage beyond their own shores to ... More


“As a Testament to the Faith of These Ancestors of Ours: ”Iosepa in Public Memory

Matthew Kester

in Remembering Iosepa: History, Place, and Religion in the American West

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199844913
eISBN:
9780199332670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844913.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter investigates Iosepa in public memory. It describes the restoration of the abandoned town site and the cemetery at Iosepa, as well as the commemorative activities at the centennial ... More


Asia

John Fea

in The Bible Cause: A History of the American Bible Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190253066
eISBN:
9780190253097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190253066.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, History of Christianity

This chapter explores the American Bible Society (ABS) in Asia in the decades following World War II. It begins with the communist Revolution in China and the end of the ABS work in this country due ... More


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