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Born Again at Stonewall

Heather R. White

in Reforming Sodom: Protestants and the Rise of Gay Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624112
eISBN:
9781469624792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624112.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The chapter explores the emergence of gay-welcoming religious organizations during the late 1960s and throughout the 1970s. The central momentum for this growth, and the most well-known of the ... More


Educating Youth: Solar Panels at Camp, Creation Care at Sunday School

Mallory McDuff

in Natural Saints: How People of Faith are Working to Save God's Earth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195379570
eISBN:
9780199869084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379570.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter addresses the question of how Christian education can engage youth in environmental stewardship and the moral imperative to protect God’s earth. The stories in this chapter highlight the ... More


The Promise and the Challenges of Multiracial Congregations

Curtiss Paul DeYoung

in United by Faith: The Multiracial Congregation as an Answer to the Problem of Race

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195152159
eISBN:
9780199849659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152159.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

There are certain multiracial congregations churches such as the Fort Bend Community Church in Houston that attempt to cater to church-goers of different races and ages by holding worship services ... More


Taking Jesus Public: The Neoliberal Transformation of Korean Megachurches

Eun Young Lee Easley

in Encountering Modernity: Christianity in East Asia and Asian America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839475
eISBN:
9780824869731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839475.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the growth of starter megachurches in Korea in relation to the social upheavals and financial crisis of the late 1990s, with particular emphasis on the impact of neoliberalism ... More


We Who Must Die Demand a Miracle: Christmas 1989 at the Metropolitan Community Church of San Francisco

Lynne Gerber

in Devotions and Desires: Histories of Sexuality and Religion in the Twentieth-Century United States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469636269
eISBN:
9781469636276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636269.003.0014
Subject:
History, History of Religion

In the 1980s and 1990s, gay religious leaders and communities faced a challenge that stretched their physical, emotional, spiritual, and theological resources past their limits. The emergence of AIDS ... More


Worship

Mary Ellen Konieczny

in The Spirit's Tether: Family, Work, and Religion among American Catholics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199965779
eISBN:
9780199346059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199965779.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 1, “Worship,” analyses Catholic worship practices in each parish, especially Sunday masses, showing how they express and reflect understandings and practices of what it means to be church. ... More


Urban Megachurches and Contentious Religious Politics in Seoul

Ju Hui Judy Han

in Handbook of Religion and the Asian City: Aspiration and Urbanization in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520281226
eISBN:
9780520961081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281226.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the contentious religious politics of urban megachurches in Seoul, South Korea. It begins with an overview of the urban political ecology of religion in Seoul in the context of ... More


The Twelve Tribes

Stuart A. Wright and Susan J. Palmer

in Storming Zion: Government Raids on Religious Communities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780195398892
eISBN:
9780190269982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398892.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents a case study of the Twelve Tribes, a Christian-based nontraditional movement that emerged out of the Jesus People Revolution of the early 1970s and later embraced the Jewish ... More


Work

Mary Ellen Konieczny

in The Spirit's Tether: Family, Work, and Religion among American Catholics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199965779
eISBN:
9780199346059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199965779.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 5, “Work,” explores mothers’ attempts to resolve problems of work-family balance, how their congregations support their solutions through opposed and competing visions of work and family, and ... More


Barn of Unity or the Devil's Church? Salvation and Ecclesiology in Langland and the Wycliffites

J. Patrick Hornbeck II

in Medieval Poetics and Social Practice: Responding to the Work of Penn R. Szittya

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243242
eISBN:
9780823243280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243242.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

J. Patrick Hornbeck's contribution considers the relationship between the twentieth-century Jesuit priest and cardinal Avery Robert Dulles, on the one hand, and the fourteenth-century writers William ... More


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