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Terminology, Myth, and Tribes

William M. Shea

in The Lion and the Lamb: Evangelicals and Catholics in America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195139860
eISBN:
9780199835232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195139860.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter begins with an explanation of the enmity between American evangelical Protestants and Roman Catholics, which can be traced back to colonial period. It then discusses scholarly literature ... More


Conclusion: Politics and Lived Religion

Lydia Bean

in The Politics of Evangelical Identity: Local Churches and Partisan Divides in the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161303
eISBN:
9781400852611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161303.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This concluding chapter discusses how the Christian Right is no longer the only public voice speaking for American evangelicals. Since 2004, alternative leaders and advocacy groups have stepped out ... More


The Politics of Evangelical Identity: Local Churches and Partisan Divides in the United States and Canada

Lydia Bean

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161303
eISBN:
9781400852611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161303.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

It is now a common refrain among liberals that Christian Right pastors and television pundits have hijacked evangelical Christianity for partisan gain. This book challenges this notion, arguing that ... More


Hard Evangelicals and the Apostate Church

William M. Shea

in The Lion and the Lamb: Evangelicals and Catholics in America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195139860
eISBN:
9780199835232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195139860.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The most important decision faced by American Evangelicals in the late 20th century was whether to regard the Catholic Church as either an apostate church or a heretical church. Those who hold the ... More


American Evangelical Protestantism: Growth and Conflict (1860–1920)

Robert T. Handy

in A History of the Churches in the United States and Canada

Published in print:
1976
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269106
eISBN:
9780191683572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269106.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter provides a discussion on the growth and conflict of American Evangelical Protestantism during 1860–1920. It starts by introducing the Evangelical Protestantism of the Civil War and the ... More


Crossing the Color Line: A Brief Historical Survey of Race Relations in American Evangelical Christianity

Joseph L. Thomas and Douglas A. Sweeney

in This Side of Heaven: Race, Ethnicity, and Christian Faith

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195310566
eISBN:
9780199851072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310566.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter offers an introductory and reflective history of American Evangelical Christianity as it wrestled with the issues of race and ethnicity. In particular, it examines the history of ... More


The Origins of Proslavery Christianity: White and Black Evangelicals in Colonial and Antebellum Virginia

Charles F. Irons

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831946
eISBN:
9781469604640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888896_irons
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the colonial and antebellum South, black and white evangelicals frequently prayed, sang, and worshipped together. Even though white evangelicals claimed spiritual fellowship with those of African ... More


American Evangelicals as Lockeans

Benjamin T. Lynerd

in Republican Theology: The Civil Religion of American Evangelicals

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199363551
eISBN:
9780199363582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363551.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

Before unfolding republican theology and its story, some preliminary discussions will need to set the stage. In particular, the project needs to situate the evangelical community as a stable but ... More


Introduction

Benjamin T. Lynerd

in Republican Theology: The Civil Religion of American Evangelicals

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199363551
eISBN:
9780199363582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363551.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

Protestant evangelicals in the United States exhibit a pronounced affinity for limited government. This ideological commitment forms the basis of the New Right coalition, which has merged free market ... More


The Fervent Embrace: Liberal Protestants, Evangelicals, and Israel

Caitlin Carenen

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741047
eISBN:
9780814708378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741047.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

When Israel declared its independence in 1948, Harry Truman issued a memo recognizing the Israeli government within eleven minutes. Today, the United States and Israel continue on as partners in an ... More


Authority and Essence

Jeffrey Guhin

in Agents of God: Boundaries and Authority in Muslim and Christian Schools

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190244743
eISBN:
9780190244767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190244743.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

The first chapter outlines the book’s central theoretical questions and contributions, emphasizing the importance of boundaries and authorities. These boundaries—politics, gender, sex, and the ... More


Emerging Evangelicals: Faith, Modernity, and the Desire for Authenticity

James S. Bielo

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789544
eISBN:
9780814723234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789544.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Emerging Church movement developed in the mid-1990s among primarily white, urban, middle-class pastors and laity who were disenchanted with America's conservative Evangelical sub-culture. It is a ... More


Introduction: Conceptualizing Emerging Evangelicalism

James S. Bielo

in Emerging Evangelicals: Faith, Modernity, and the Desire for Authenticity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789544
eISBN:
9780814723234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789544.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book explores how some American Evangelicals are consuming and enacting knowledge produced as part of the Emerging Church movement. Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork, it shows that Emerging ... More


Introduction

in Evangelicals and American Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199987634
eISBN:
9780199367818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987634.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

American Evangelicals have been involved in international affairs in two major ways: first, through direct global engagement as part of the missionary enterprise; and second, through public policy ... More


“Play the Man … for Your Bleeding Country”: Military Chaplains as Gender Brokers During the American Revolutionary War

Janet Moore Lindman

in New Men: Manliness in Early America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814727805
eISBN:
9780814728475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814727805.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines masculinity and ministry during the American Revolution. Beginning in the middle of the eighteenth century, the emergence of evangelical revivalism led to a new form of manhood, ... More


‘There are no Secular Events’: Popular Media and the Diverging Paths of British and American Evangelicalism

Heather D. Curtis

in Secularization and Religious Innovation in the North Atlantic World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198798071
eISBN:
9780191839344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798071.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores how American Evangelicals have employed popular media to maintain and augment their vitality in the United States during a supposedly secular age. By focusing on the story of ... More


Republican Theology: The Civil Religion of American Evangelicals

Benjamin T. Lynerd

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199363551
eISBN:
9780199363582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363551.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

Since the founding of the United States of America, American evangelicals have espoused a political theology that sees limited government as a condition for a thriving church and accordingly tilts ... More


Sexual Healing

Amy Derogatis

in Saving Sex: Sexuality and Salvation in American Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199942251
eISBN:
9780199392612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199942251.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines a few texts that discuss sexuality aimed at an African American born-again audience. In this chapter I consider the difference between texts on sexuality written by white ... More


Israel at Thirty: Political Action, Messianic Expectations, and Literary Controversies (1977–1997)

Shalom Goldman

in Starstruck in the Promised Land: How the Arts Shaped American Passions about Israel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652412
eISBN:
9781469652436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652412.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter traces the growing complexity of the American relationship to Israel: from American telethon fundraisers to concerted criticism to the rise of American Evangelical support for Israel. It ... More


To Bring the Good News to All Nations: Evangelical Influence on Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Relations

Lauren Frances Turek

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501748912
eISBN:
9781501748936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748912.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

When American evangelicals flocked to Latin America, Africa, Asia, and Eastern Europe in the late twentieth century to fulfill their Biblical mandate for global evangelism, their experiences abroad ... More


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