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Introduction: Strangers Below

Joshua Guthman

in Strangers Below: Primitive Baptists and American Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624860
eISBN:
9781469624884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624860.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This introductory chapter briefly explores the emergence of the Primitive Baptist movement between the 1820s and 1850s. Primitive Baptists in the antebellum South struggled not only with missionary ... More


Chronicling Evangelical Climate Care

Katharine K. Wilkinson

in Between God and Green: How Evangelicals Are Cultivating a Middle Ground on Climate Change

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199895885
eISBN:
9780199949861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895885.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The roots of climate care run deep into American evangelicalism's past, fostering its emergence and molding its contours. As one phenomenon within the patchwork of contemporary evangelicalism, ... More


Time Present and Time Past: The Homecomings, 1991–1999

Ryan P. Harper

in The Gaithers and Southern Gospel: Homecoming in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496810908
eISBN:
9781496810946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810908.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

The first chapter focuses on the first decade of the Homecoming franchise. The first Homecomings occur against the backdrop of late 1980s/early 1990s American politics, economics, evangelicalism, and ... More


Guaranteed Pure: The Moody Bible Institute, Business, and the Making of Modern Evangelicalism

Timothy Gloege

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621012
eISBN:
9781469623191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621012.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

American evangelicalism has long walked hand in hand with modern consumer capitalism. This book shows us why, through an engaging story about God and big business at the Moody Bible Institute. ... More


Evangelicals

Sarah E. Ruble

in The Gospel of Freedom & Power: Protestant Missionaries in American Culture after World War II

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835814
eISBN:
9781469601601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837429_ruble.6
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter focuses on American evangelicals and the affirmation of their normativity. It begins by discussing a brief historical background of the evangelicals and the impact of Cold War in their ... More


Introduction

Shayne Lee and Phillip Luke Sinitiere

in Holy Mavericks: Evangelical Innovators and the Spiritual Marketplace

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752340
eISBN:
9780814753453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752340.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, namely to explore the extraordinary appeal of five evangelicals who make strong cases to replace Billy Graham as America's leading preacher and ... More


To a Thousand Generations: Governance and Reconstruction

Michael J. McVicar

in Christian Reconstruction: R. J. Rushdoony and American Religious Conservatism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622743
eISBN:
9781469622767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622743.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This concluding chapter charts the aftermath of Rushdoony’s theological legacy. As a result of Rushdoony’s ill health, financial setbacks, and the premature deaths of theologians such as Bahnsen and ... More


Epilogue

Randall Balmer

in Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory: A Journey into the Evangelical Subculture in America, 25th Anniversary edition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199360468
eISBN:
9780190258252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199360468.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This epilogue presents the author's thoughts about the evangelical subculture and the future of evangelicalism in America. He discusses the importance of belief to evangelicals; how their doctrinal ... More


Laying the Foundations for Azusa: Black Women and Public Ministry in the Nineteenth Century

Valerie C. Cooper

in Afro-Pentecostalism: Black Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity in History and Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814797303
eISBN:
9780814789070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814797303.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on two movements that unfolded, American Evangelicalism and Wesleyan Holiness, and how changing understandings of women's appropriate place in public life laid the foundations ... More


Prologue

Randall Balmer

in Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory: A Journey into the Evangelical Subculture in America, 25th Anniversary edition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199360468
eISBN:
9780190258252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199360468.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This is book about popular evangelicalism, a kind of travelogue into the evangelical subculture in America—a subculture that encompasses fundamentalists, charismatics, and pentecostals. This prologue ... More


A New Kind of Christian: Brian McLaren and the Emerging Church

Shayne Lee and Phillip Luke Sinitiere

in Holy Mavericks: Evangelical Innovators and the Spiritual Marketplace

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752340
eISBN:
9780814753453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752340.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores how Brian McLaren attracts many followers by challenging evangelicalism. McLaren is a pastor, best-selling author, ministry consultant, and influential leader in a rapidly ... More


Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory: A Journey into the Evangelical Subculture in America, 25th Anniversary edition

Randall Balmer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199360468
eISBN:
9780190258252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199360468.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book takes a journey into the world of conservative Christians in America. This book, which is a tour of the highways and byways of American evangelicalism, describes a visit to a revival ... More


Class, Culture, and the Performance of Gendered Christianity

Prema A. Kurien

in Ethnic Church Meets Megachurch: Indian American Christianity in Motion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479804757
eISBN:
9781479845477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804757.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Gender norms were another source of tension. First- and second-generation Mar Thoma Americans had divergent ideas about the obligations and behavior of Christian men and women in church, and the ... More


Epilogue

Shayne Lee and Phillip Luke Sinitiere

in Holy Mavericks: Evangelical Innovators and the Spiritual Marketplace

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752340
eISBN:
9780814753453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752340.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This epilogue offers some concluding thoughts about the five subjects discussed in the preceding chapters: Paula White, T. D. Jakes, Rick Warren, Joel Osteen, and Brian McLaren. All five are ... More


Surfing Spiritual Waves: Rick Warren and the Purpose-Driven Church

Shayne Lee and Phillip Luke Sinitiere

in Holy Mavericks: Evangelical Innovators and the Spiritual Marketplace

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752340
eISBN:
9780814753453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752340.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter shows how Rick Warren became the pastor of a 25,000-member church in Orange County, California, and one of the most influential Protestant leaders in the world. Warren's simple sermons, ... More


Dallas Orthodoxy

Randall Balmer

in Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory: A Journey into the Evangelical Subculture in America, 25th Anniversary edition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199360468
eISBN:
9780190258252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199360468.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents the author's account of his visit to the Dallas Theological Seminary in Texas. Founded in 1924 to combat the theological modernism then popular with American Protestants, the ... More


Great Jazz: T. D. Jakes and the New Black Church

Shayne Lee and Phillip Luke Sinitiere

in Holy Mavericks: Evangelical Innovators and the Spiritual Marketplace

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752340
eISBN:
9780814753453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752340.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents Thomas Dexter Jakes as a metaphor of a new black church. As the pastor of the largest church in Dallas, Texas; a conference organizer who draws tens of thousands to his events; ... More


The Smiling Preacher: Joel Osteen and the Happy Church

Shayne Lee and Phillip Luke Sinitiere

in Holy Mavericks: Evangelical Innovators and the Spiritual Marketplace

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752340
eISBN:
9780814753453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752340.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter chronicles Joel Osteen's rise to prominence and details the dynamics of his multifaceted ministry. Drawing from a career in religious telecasting and media production and a talented ... More


Messed-Up Mississippi Girl: Paula White and the Imperfect Church

Shayne Lee and Phillip Luke Sinitiere

in Holy Mavericks: Evangelical Innovators and the Spiritual Marketplace

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752340
eISBN:
9780814753453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752340.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explains how Paula White strategically integrates her message and ministry into mainstream American religious culture and crafts a model of the emotionally healthy Christian who is ... More


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