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Religion, Thought and Education

Ezra Mendelsohn

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XII: Literary Strategies: Jewish Texts and Contexts

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112030
eISBN:
9780199854608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112030.003.0021
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter explores David R. Blumenthal's protest theology in Facing the Abusing God: A Theology of Protest. Blumenthal poses a question in this book which veritably hurls at Jewish theology: Must ... More


Sources for the Study of Late Antique and Early Medieval Hagr Edfu

Elisabeth R. O’Connell

in Christianity and Monasticism in Aswan and Nubia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165610
eISBN:
9781617975424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165610.003.0021
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The material culture on site does suggest the presence of a pre-medieval Christian foundation, the precise character of which must remain hypothetical. Among the range of possibilities, two are ... More


R. G. LeTourneau’s Prosperity Gospel

Sarah Ruth Hammond

Darren Dochuk (ed.)

in God's Businessmen: Entrepreneurial Evangelicals in Depression and War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226509778
eISBN:
9780226509808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226509808.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter assesses the life and career of R.G. LeTourneau, a manufacturer of large earth-moving equipment who dedicated his labor and profits to his own philanthropy and evangelical ministry. “God ... More


Quasi-Revolution on Campus

Thomas J. Shelley

in Fordham, A History of the Jesuit University of New York: 1841-2003

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271511
eISBN:
9780823271900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271511.003.0018
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The Vietnam War and the Civil Rights Movement have a profound impact on American society. Fordham participates in the Selma March as faculty and students take a greater interest in civil rights. The ... More


Corporate Christianity’s Civil Activism

Sarah Ruth Hammond

Darren Dochuk (ed.)

in God's Businessmen: Entrepreneurial Evangelicals in Depression and War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226509778
eISBN:
9780226509808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226509808.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter accounts for the rise of several evangelical business groups, most notably the Business Men’s Evangelistic Club, Christian Business Men’s Committee, and the Gideons. Led by corporate ... More


The Wartime Vision of Laymen’s Evangelism

Sarah Ruth Hammond

Darren Dochuk (ed.)

in God's Businessmen: Entrepreneurial Evangelicals in Depression and War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226509778
eISBN:
9780226509808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226509808.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter charts the continued expansion of laymen’s evangelistic groups and ministries in the World War II years. With men such as Herbert Taylor and California evangelist Charles Fuller ... More


The Wartime Consolidation of Laymen’s Evangelism

Sarah Ruth Hammond

Darren Dochuk (ed.)

in God's Businessmen: Entrepreneurial Evangelicals in Depression and War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226509778
eISBN:
9780226509808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226509808.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter charts the culmination of businessmen’s evangelistic efforts during and immediately following World War II. In an effort to offset the liberal programs and influence of the Federal ... More


Jesus, He’s My Brother: The Black Church, Black Theology, and the Black Freedom Struggle in Americus

Ansley L. Quiros

in God with Us: Lived Theology and the Freedom Struggle in Americus, Georgia, 1942-1976

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646763
eISBN:
9781469646787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646763.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter analyses the theological tenets present in the historical black church tradition undergirding freedom movements. It discusses the role of the church, black religious intellectuals of the ... More


The Constitution

James Kirby

in Historians and the Church of England: Religion and Historical Scholarship, 1870–1920

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198768159
eISBN:
9780191821899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198768159.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter explores the relationship between Anglican historiography and English constitutionalism—the dominant mode of historical thought in the Victorian and Edwardian period. It begins by ... More


Social and Economic History

James Kirby

in Historians and the Church of England: Religion and Historical Scholarship, 1870–1920

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198768159
eISBN:
9780191821899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198768159.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

The vitality and modernity of Anglican historiography in this period is vividly demonstrated by its command of the new fields of social and economic history. Within this, the Reformation as a social ... More


The Reformation Settlement

James Kirby

in Historians and the Church of England: Religion and Historical Scholarship, 1870–1920

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198768159
eISBN:
9780191821899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198768159.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines Anglican historians’ views of the Reformation settlement—a term covering both doctrine and matters of church and state. This remained a subject of polemical and constitutional ... More


Providence, Progress, and the Incarnation

James Kirby

in Historians and the Church of England: Religion and Historical Scholarship, 1870–1920

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198768159
eISBN:
9780191821899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198768159.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter deals with the underlying beliefs about divine providence, time, and change which underpinned Anglican historiography. God’s providence was viewed as a gradual, subtle agency which ... More


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