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The Global Role of Congregations: Bridging Borders through Direct Engagement

Robert Wuthnow

in Boundless Faith: The Global Outreach of American Churches

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520259157
eISBN:
9780520943063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520259157.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The global role of U.S. congregations extends well beyond the occasional offering for disaster relief. The vast majority of U.S. congregations are still intensely interested in transcultural ... More


Introduction

Anne M. Butler

in Across God's Frontiers: Catholic Sisters in the American West, 1850-1920

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807835654
eISBN:
9781469601618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837542_butler.5
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book presents the story of Catholic sisters and nuns who planted a place for themselves, their congregations, and their church in the American West. It argues that Roman Catholic nuns and ... More


Nuns for the West

Anne M. Butler

in Across God's Frontiers: Catholic Sisters in the American West, 1850-1920

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807835654
eISBN:
9781469601618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837542_butler.6
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Although they shared religious affiliation under the mantle of the Roman Catholic Church, nuns and sisters represented a broad assortment of women. This chapter discusses the ways in which nuns and ... More


A Woman for the West Mother Katharine Drexel

Anne M. Butler

in Across God's Frontiers: Catholic Sisters in the American West, 1850-1920

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807835654
eISBN:
9781469601618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837542_butler.11
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter presents a biographic sketch of Mother Katharine Drexel, a woman from the cloister who shaped entire segments of Catholic education in the American South and the American West. It ... More


St Patrick’s United Church, Waterford City

Gladys Ganiel

in Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland: Religious Practice in Late Modernity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198745785
eISBN:
9780191808203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745785.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

This chapter presents the findings from a case study of St Patrick’s United Church, a multiethnic, ecumenical (Methodist–Presbyterian) congregation under the care of the Methodist Church in Waterford ... More


Aliens and Strangers?: The Struggle for Coherence in the Everyday Lives of Evangelicals

Anna Strhan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198724469
eISBN:
9780191792090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724469.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

In this work of qualitative sociology, Anna Strhan offers an in-depth study of the everyday lives of members of a conservative evangelical Anglican church in London. ‘St John’s’ is a vibrant church, ... More


Abundant Life: A Charismatic Congregation in Limerick City

Gladys Ganiel

in Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland: Religious Practice in Late Modernity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198745785
eISBN:
9780191808203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745785.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

This chapter presents the findings from a case study of Abundant Life, a multiethnic, multinational, charismatic/Pentecostal congregation in Limerick City. It provides a history of the congregation, ... More


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