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John Calvin's American Legacy

Thomas Davis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195390971
eISBN:
9780199777099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390971.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

The point of this book is that, despite all the changes and challenges, and despite Calvinism’s ultimate failure to hold the American consciousness, and despite an especially fervent effort to ... More


Whose Calvin, Which Calvinism? John Calvin and the Development of Twentieth-Century American Theology

Stephen D. Crocco

in John Calvin's American Legacy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195390971
eISBN:
9780199777099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390971.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

In 1898, Abraham Kuyper delivered his Lectures on Calvinism at Princeton Theological Seminary. A few years later, Princeton’s B. B. Warfield pared back Kuyper’s Calvinism as a positive force in the ... More


The End of God-Talk: An African American Humanist Theology

Anthony B. Pinn

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195340822
eISBN:
9780199932344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340822.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Rejecting the assumption of theism as the African American orientation, and in response to a central question—What is the look of a nontheistic theology?—Pinn provides the first systematic African ... More


Understanding Jonathan Edwards: An Introduction to America's Theologian

Gerald R. McDermott (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195373431
eISBN:
9780199871681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373431.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Many books have been published on Jonathan Edwards (1703-58), widely regarded as the greatest American theologian. Some are by experts who typically write only for fellow specialists. Others are by ... More


Introduction: How to Understand the American Theologian

Gerald R. McDermott

in Understanding Jonathan Edwards: An Introduction to America's Theologian

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195373431
eISBN:
9780199871681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373431.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This introductory chapter descibes how the editor of this book came to be interested in the subject of Jonathan Edwards. It explains the interest Edwards has held for so many theologians and talks ... More


Theology

Mark Noll

in The Columbia Guide to Religion in American History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231140201
eISBN:
9780231530781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231140201.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter surveys the history of American theology. The activity of religious believers has been constantly transformative within American culture and, since the late nineteenth century, for the ... More


Christianity, Social Justice, and the Japanese American Incarceration During World War II

Anne M. Blankenship

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629209
eISBN:
9781469629223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629209.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Anne M. Blankenship's study of Christianity in the infamous camps where Japanese Americans were incarcerated during World War II yields insights both far-reaching and timely. While most Japanese ... More


Holiness: An Essential in Early American Methodist Doctrine and Discipline

Kevin M. Watson

in Old or New School Methodism?: The Fragmentation of a Theological Tradition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190844516
eISBN:
9780190844547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190844516.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter argues that holiness was an essential mark of American Methodist theology from the beginnings of American Methodism through the first half of the nineteenth century. The chapter ... More


Conclusion: Theological Ideas in Transatlantic Perspective

Annette G. Aubert

in The German Roots of Nineteenth-Century American Theology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199915323
eISBN:
9780199345540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915323.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

The concluding chapter summarizes the main findings and reasserts the primary thesis regarding the essential need to consider the influences of Friedrich Schleiermacher, Ernst Hengstenberg, and the ... More


What Is Asian American Biblical Hermeneutics?: Medi(t)ations on and for a Conversation

Tat-siong Benny Liew

in What Is Asian American Biblical Hermeneutics? Reading the New Testament

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831622
eISBN:
9780824869168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831622.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses the nature and construction of Asian American theology—what is Asian American about that theology, and what makes this construction theological. In addition to dealing with the ... More


Experiences of Christianity in the Camps

Anne M. Blankenship

in Christianity, Social Justice, and the Japanese American Incarceration During World War II

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629209
eISBN:
9781469629223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629209.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Incarcerated Christians frequently thanked God for giving them the strength to endure the incarceration and developed a variety of faith communities to provide additional support. The focus of ... More


Organizing in Borderlands Communities

Helene Slessarev-Jamir

in Prophetic Activism: Progressive Religious Justice Movements in Contemporary America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741238
eISBN:
9780814708705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741238.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the distinctive legacy of Catholic social action and the entrance of Latin American liberative models of praxis into community organizing in the late 1970s. By the 1970s, ... More


The End of Japanese Ethnic Churches?

Anne M. Blankenship

in Christianity, Social Justice, and the Japanese American Incarceration During World War II

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629209
eISBN:
9781469629223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629209.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

As Japanese Christians left the camps, white church leaders instructed them to join established churches and prevented them from re-forming their prewar ethnic congregations. This final chapter ... More


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