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Congregations

Mark Chaves

in American Religion: Contemporary Trends

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691146850
eISBN:
9781400839957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691146850.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses six trends in congregational life: looser connections between congregations and denominations, more computer technology, more informal worship, older congregants, more ... More


The Office of the Pope

Owen Chadwick

in The Popes and European Revolution

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269199
eISBN:
9780191600487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269196.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

An account is given of the position of the office of the Pope in the Catholic Church in Europe in the eighteenth century, before the Enlightenment. The following aspects and popes are covered: ... More


The Rise of the Diversity Expert: How American Evangelicals Simultaneously Accentuate and Ignore Race

Gerardo Marti and Michael O. Emerson

in The New Evangelical Social Engagement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199329533
eISBN:
9780199369379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199329533.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

As evangelicals increasingly describe race relations in terms of successful racial integration (the joining of disparate racial and ethnic groups into a common fellowship), a growing number of books, ... More


A Congregation of Strangers: The Mobile Infrastructure

Shari Rabin

in Jews on the Frontier: Religion and Mobility in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479830473
eISBN:
9781479869855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479830473.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter argues that American Jewish denominationalism developed not only to enshrine religious authority but to create cooperation, familiarity, and access among mobile American Jews who seemed ... More


Raising the Faith: Family, Gender, and Religious Indifference

Benjamin W. Goossen

in Chosen Nation: Mennonites and Germany in a Global Era

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691174280
eISBN:
9781400885190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174280.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter traces the formation of the Union of Mennonite Congregations in the German Empire. Despite hopes that all Mennonites would grasp the necessity of supporting a national association, ... More


How Congregation-Based Community Organizing Works

in Cultural Dilemmas of Progressive Politics: Styles of Engagement among Grassroots Activists

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226318172
eISBN:
9780226318196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226318196.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter analyzes how a congregation-based community organization, Milwaukee Innercity Congregations Allied for Hope (MICAH), developed and how it works. It then briefly examines faith-based ... More


The Religious and Political Perspective of Community Organizing

in Cultural Dilemmas of Progressive Politics: Styles of Engagement among Grassroots Activists

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226318172
eISBN:
9780226318196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226318196.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The ideas that underlie and inform faith-based community organizing are a creative, although sometimes uneasy, melding of concepts from various Christian social action traditions and the philosophy ... More


To Stem a Rising Tide: Interfaith Marriage and Religious Institutions

Samira K. Mehta

in Beyond Chrismukkah: The Christian-Jewish Interfaith Family in the United States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469636368
eISBN:
9781469636382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636368.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Chapter one analyses institutional responses to interfaith marriage, looking closely at the responses of Reform Judaism, the American Catholic Church, and the Protestant mainline. It reveals that ... More


The Roman Reaction: Antiprobabilist Pressures, Doctrinal Ambiguities, and Institutional Needs

Stefania Tutino

in Uncertainty in Post-Reformation Catholicism: A History of Probabilism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190694098
eISBN:
9780190694128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190694098.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Philosophy of Religion

During the central decades of the seventeenth century, Caramuel’s understanding of probabilism was the object of both acute interest and widespread, and at times violent, criticism. As a result, the ... More


An Immigrant Rights Organization Without Immigrants?

Grace Yukich

in One Family Under God: Immigration Politics and Progressive Religion in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199988662
eISBN:
9780199346318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988662.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The New Sanctuary Movement began as a coalition of immigrants and native-born people seeking to create a diverse partnership that included immigrant leadership. Instead, New Sanctuary struggled to ... More


The Development of the Problem:: 1950 to 2002

James T. O’Reilly and Margaret S. P. Chalmers

in The Clergy Sex Abuse Crisis and the Legal Responses

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199937936
eISBN:
9780199350209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937936.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Private International Law

U.S. Catholic leaders mishandled a growing sex abuse problem during the critical years of misconduct allegations from 1950 to 2002 that went on with minimal supervisory control of the rogue priests. ... More


The Particular Issues of Religious Communities

James T. O’Reilly and Margaret S. P. Chalmers

in The Clergy Sex Abuse Crisis and the Legal Responses

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199937936
eISBN:
9780199350209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937936.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Private International Law

Within the Catholic Church, some religious groups (Jesuit, Holy Cross, Dominicans, Franciscans) have special status. Several had major sex abuse scandal payments and publicity. Unwinding their issues ... More


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