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The Emergence of a Fundamentalist Right

Daniel K. Williams

in God's Own Party: The Making of the Christian Right

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195340846
eISBN:
9780199867141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340846.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

While most evangelicals supported Eisenhower’s centrist conservatism and moderate position on civil rights, self-identified fundamentalists, including Bob Jones, Jr., Billy James Hargis, Carl ... More


Billy Graham Was a Transfer Student

Adam Laats

in Fundamentalist U: Keeping the Faith in American Higher Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190665623
eISBN:
9780190665654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190665623.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

By the 1950s, tensions within the world of fundamentalism led to a new effort at reform. Self-proclaimed neo-evangelical reformers hoped to strip away some of the unnecessary harshness of ... More


The Rise of the Carolina Klan

David Cunningham

in Klansville, U.S.A.: The Rise and Fall of the Civil Rights-Era Ku Klux Klan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199752027
eISBN:
9780199979431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199752027.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter provides a detailed overview of the Carolina Klan's spectacular rise in 1964 and 1965, constructing a close portrait of Imperial Wizard Robert Shelton, Grand Dragon Bob Jones, and other ... More


A Mote in the Eye

Adam Laats

in Fundamentalist U: Keeping the Faith in American Higher Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190665623
eISBN:
9780190665654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190665623.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

Without any higher organizational control such as denominational boards or conventions, fundamentalist schools struggled to figure out how to make difficult decisions. This chapter examines three ... More


The Public Funding Requirement: Tax Exemptions, Student Forums, and Government Orthodoxies

John D. Inazu

in Confident Pluralism: Surviving and Thriving through Deep Difference

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226365459
eISBN:
9780226365596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226365596.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter 4 shows how some forms of government funding are indispensable to the vision of Confident Pluralism. Using as a case study the 1970s magazine, Big Mama Rag, this chapter explains why the ... More


The Field Sites

Philip Salim Francis

in When Art Disrupts Religion: Aesthetic Experience and the Evangelical Mind

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190279769
eISBN:
9780190279790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190279769.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes and analyzes the author’s ethnographic field sites. First is the Oregon Extension, a semester study-away program in the Southern Oregon Cascades, which was founded in 1975 by a ... More


Learn One for the Gipper

Adam Laats

in Fundamentalist U: Keeping the Faith in American Higher Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190665623
eISBN:
9780190665654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190665623.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

By the late 1970s, fundamentalist schools no longer pretended to stand aloof from electoral politics. But though pundits and scholars tended to think of this as something new, it actually represented ... More


Ronald Reagan and the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights: Battles Won and Wars Lost

Mary Frances Berry

in Winning While Losing: Civil Rights, the Conservative Movement, and the Presidency from Nixon to Obama

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049083
eISBN:
9780813046976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049083.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes how the Reagan administration sought to limit key civil rights policies such as the Voting Rights Act, to defeat fair housing legislation, to support segregated private ... More


Wrongful Discrimination?: Religious Freedom, Pluralism, and Equality

Richard W. Garnett

in Religious Freedom and Gay Rights: Emerging Conflicts in the United States and Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190600600
eISBN:
9780190600631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190600600.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

This chapter seeks to bring improved clarity and precision to our understanding of “discrimination,” particularly as it relates to conflicts between equality and religious freedom in the United ... More


The Conservative Impulses of the Early 1960s

John G. Turner

in Bill Bright & Campus Crusade for Christ: The Renewal of Evangelicalism in Postwar America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831854
eISBN:
9781469604756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889107_turner.8
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter shows how the Campus Crusade grew quickly in the early 1960s despite its conflicts with Bob Jones University and the emerging charismatic movement. In fact, by 1963, the organization had ... More


Fundamentalist U: Keeping the Faith in American Higher Education

Adam Laats

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190665623
eISBN:
9780190665654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190665623.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

Why do so many conservative politicians flock to the campuses of Liberty University, Wheaton College, and Bob Jones University? In Fundamentalist U: Keeping the Faith in American Higher Education, ... More


First to Secede, Last to Accede: South Carolina's Resistance to the Republic, 1780–Present

Thomas F. Schaller

in Nation within a Nation: The American South and the Federal Government

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049878
eISBN:
9780813050348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049878.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Political scientist Thomas F. Schaller examines in detail the unique role of South Carolina in American history and politics. The center of the Nullification Crisis of the nineteenth century, as well ... More


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