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Family

Deidre Helen Crumbley

in Saved and Sanctified: The Rise of a Storefront Church in Great Migration Philadelphia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039848
eISBN:
9780813043791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039848.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter explores the notion of “family” that pervades the institutional organization of The Church, with special attention to the role of kinship and spiritual adoption in community formation ... More


Protestant Objections and Alternatives to Purgatory

Jerry L. Walls

in Purgatory: The Logic of Total Transformation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199732296
eISBN:
9780199918492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732296.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter explores central Protestant objections to purgatory, namely, that it is not clearly taught in scripture, and it undermines the work of Christ for our salvation and the doctrine of ... More


Agents of a Fuller Revelation

Rachel McBride Lindsey

in A Communion of Shadows: Religion and Photography in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469633725
eISBN:
9781469633732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633725.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Intense debates around spirit photography started immediately upon its discovery in late 1862. This chapter frames these debates around the career, trial, and demise of America’s first and most ... More


Hell Is Other Planets: Extraterrestrial Life in the Western Theological Imagination

Derek Malone-France

in Social and Conceptual Issues in Astrobiology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190915650
eISBN:
9780197506066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915650.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This chapter examines the history of questions concerning life on other worlds within theology. Not surprisingly, in each phase of the historic extraterrestrial life (ETL) debates, the conceptions of ... More


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