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GOD BLESS AMERICA

Dan P. McAdams

in The Redemptive Self: Stories Americans Live By

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195176933
eISBN:
9780199786787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176933.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Drawing from empirical research on the psychology and sociology of religion and from historical analyses of American religious life, this chapter describes how religiosity among Americans is ... More


Redefining Clerical and Audience Authority in the Architecture of Urban Revivals

Jeanne Halgren Kilde

in When Church Became Theatre: The Transformation of Evangelical Architecture and Worship in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195143416
eISBN:
9780199834372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195143418.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Examines the impact of early nineteenth‐century revivalism on church space and argues that the progenitors of the late nineteenth‐century auditorium churches were the theater‐like buildings used ... More


Emma and the Betrayal of Fanny Knight

Sarah Raff

in Jane Austen’s Erotic Advice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199760336
eISBN:
9780199362257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760336.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Chapter 3 examines both Emma and the surviving evidence of the advice to Fanny Knight that, Raff argues, initiated the turning point in Austen’s career. After that point, each of Austen’s novels ... More


American Evangelicalism in Black and White (1750–Present)

David W. Kling

in A History of Christian Conversion

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780195320923
eISBN:
9780190062620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195320923.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter begins with an examination of the evangelical movement among African Americans, including the testimonies of ex-slaves and the spiritual autobiographies of George White and Jarena Lee. ... More


We Can! We Will! We Must!: The Radicalization and Transformation of Southern University, 1930–1966

Jelani M. Favors

in Shelter in a Time of Storm: How Black Colleges Fostered Generations of Leadership and Activism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648330
eISBN:
9781469648354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648330.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

The chapter discusses the explosive history of Southern University in the years leading up to the Black Power Movement. Baton Rouge, Louisiana was the setting for one of the largest student protests ... More


Free Churches and the Limits of Reform

Kyle B. Roberts

in Evangelical Gotham: Religion and the Making of New York City, 1783-1860

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226388144
eISBN:
9780226388281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226388281.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the work of evangelicals Charles Grandison Finney, Lewis Tappan, and David Hale. Through his liberating message and personal example, Finney appealed to middle-class ... More


Entrenchment in the Second Great Awakening

Benjamin T. Lynerd

in Republican Theology: The Civil Religion of American Evangelicals

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199363551
eISBN:
9780199363582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363551.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

A religious revival in the early nineteenth century seared republican theology onto the American conscience. From the 1810s through the 1830s, as hundreds of preachers advanced their sundry visions ... More


Raphael’s Condescension: Paradise Lost, Jane Austen, and the Secular Displacement of Grace

Paul Stevens

in Milton in the Long Restoration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198769774
eISBN:
9780191822605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769774.003.0029
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Protestantism’s radical concept of divine grace does not simply disappear with what Weber calls the ‘disenchantment’ of the secular age; it transmutes itself into other complex and powerful cultural ... More


“A Righteous Man Regards the Life of His Beast”: The Roots of the Gospel of Kindness in the Second Great Awakening and Antebellum Reform

Janet M. Davis

in The Gospel of Kindness: Animal Welfare and the Making of Modern America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199733156
eISBN:
9780190609030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733156.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Cultural History

This chapter explores the rise of American animal protectionism during the Second Great Awakening. Evangelical Protestant revivalism promoted a new proactive theology of free moral agency, which ... More


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