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Unto the Ends of the Earth: Global Christianity and Mainline Decline

Jason S. Lantzer

in Mainline Christianity: The Past and Future of America's Majority Faith

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814753309
eISBN:
9780814753323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814753309.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines how by the twenty-first century, Global Christianity, particularly from the Southern Hemisphere, offered a devastating critique of the Mainline that contributed to the decline ... More


Hindu Christian Faqir: Modern Monks, Global Christianity, and Indian Sainthood

Timothy S. Dobe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199987696
eISBN:
9780199346271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987696.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book compares two colonial Indian saints from the region of Punjab, the neo-Vedantin Hindu Rama Tirtha (1873–1906) and the Christian convert Sundar Singh (1889–1929). Challenging ideas of the ... More


Introduction: Unsettling Saints

Timothy S. Dobe

in Hindu Christian Faqir: Modern Monks, Global Christianity, and Indian Sainthood

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199987696
eISBN:
9780199346271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987696.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The chapter introduces Sundar Singh and Rama Tirtha by emphasizing their own critiques of some notions of sainthood. By exploring the tension of these critiques with each figures’ self-assertion and ... More


Conclusion: 2017?

Thomas Albert Howard

in Remembering the Reformation: An Inquiry into the Meanings of Protestantism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198754190
eISBN:
9780191815911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754190.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The conclusion seeks to express the relevance of this survey of past commemorations to the quincentennial jubilee in 2017. It also takes stock of some of the quincentennial commemorative efforts ... More


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