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A Hindu Temple Comes to Town

Paul D. Numrich

in The Faith Next Door: American Christians and Their New Religious Neighbors

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195386219
eISBN:
9780199866731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386219.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In 1985, a proposal to build the Sri Venkateswara Swami Temple stirred lively public debate among Christians in a blue-collar suburb of Chicago. The evangelical magazine Christianity Today covered ... More


Evangelicalism and Religious Pluralism in Contemporary America: Diversity Without, Diversity Within, and Maintaining the Borders

William Vance Trollinger

in Gods in America: Religious Pluralism in the United States

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199931903
eISBN:
9780199345779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931903.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The question of increased religious pluralism, and the concomitant legal and cultural support for such pluralism, has sparked a great deal of discussion among evangelical Protestants, the largest ... More


Lex Rex: Neoevangelicalism, Biblical Law, Dominion

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/9781469622743.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses how Christian Reconstructionism had grown out of Rushdoony’s hostile relationship with the editors of Christianity Today, most notably Carl F. H. Henry, as he tried to ... More


The Contested Center

Elesha J. Coffman

in The Christian Century and the Rise of the Protestant Mainline

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199938599
eISBN:
9780199345885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938599.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Christianity Today’s combination of distasteful theology, robust financial support, and sparing but strong elite connections put the Century on the defensive. The same elements ... More


Corporate Convictions: Billy Graham, Big Business, and the New Evangelicalism

Darren E. Grem

in The Blessings of Business: Corporate America and the Rise of Conservative Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199927975
eISBN:
9780190467012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927975.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Focusing on the business elites and ideas behind Billy Graham’s early career, this chapter shows the expanding network of businessmen behind postwar fundamentalism as it transitioned into a more ... More


Inventing the Old-Time Religion

John W. Compton

in The End of Empathy: Why White Protestants Stopped Loving Their Neighbors

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190069186
eISBN:
9780190069216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190069186.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the founding and rise to prominence of Christianity Today, the most important religious magazine of the 1960s and 1970s. It details the magazine’s founding by the revivalist ... More


That They All May Be One

Neil J. Young

in We Gather Together: The Religious Right and the Problem of Interfaith Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199738984
eISBN:
9780190262341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738984.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the response of evangelicals, Catholics, and Mormons to the ecumenical movement in mainline Protestantism and the nation’s growing ethos of pluralism. Rather than embracing ... More


Why Should the Devil Have All the Good Music? Christian Music and the Secular Marketplace

in Shaking the World for Jesus: Media and Conservative Evangelical Culture

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226326795
eISBN:
9780226326801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226326801.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the evangelical industry's growth and increasing inroads into the wider secular marketplace. Christian music and music video provide an excellent illustration of how ... More


Conclusion

David E. Settje

in Faith and War: How Christians Debated the Cold and Vietnam Wars

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741337
eISBN:
9780814708729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741337.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This concluding chapter looks at the decline of foreign policy debates, and the collapse of South Vietnam. By 1975, much of America had grown tired of foreign policy debates and many entities lost ... More


“You Cannot Fool the Electronic Eye”: Billy Graham and Media

Elesha Coffman

in Billy Graham: American Pilgrim

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190683528
eISBN:
9780190683559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190683528.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Billy Graham navigated the intersection of media and evangelism adeptly as he advanced his two great goals: the evangelization of the world, and the establishment of evangelicalism as a religious ... More


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