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Suffering Like Christ

Candida R. Moss

in The Other Christs: Imitating Jesus in Ancient Christian Ideologies of Martyrdom

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199739875
eISBN:
9780199777259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739875.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Early Christian Studies

This chapter examines the theme of suffering in imitation of Jesus in the New Testament and literature of the Jesus movement. It begins with a discussion of the importance of mimesis and imitation in ... More


A Family for the Twenty-first Century

James D. Chancellor

in Controversial New Religions

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195156829
eISBN:
9780199784806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515682X.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The Children of God (COG), now known as the Family, emerged out of the Jesus People Movement as a blend of traditional evangelical Christianity and the 1960s youth counterculture. COG quickly became ... More


“…and Your Sons and Your Daughters Shall Prophesy”: The Jesus People Movement in Southern California, 1968–1969

Larry Eskridge

in God's Forever Family: The Jesus People Movement in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780195326451
eISBN:
9780199344826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326451.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter looks at the roots and expansion of an identifiable Jesus movement in Southern California in the late 1960s. Arthur Blessitt’s His Place on the Sunset Strip, Don Williams’s Salt Company ... More


It Only Takes a Spark: The Jesus Movement in the National Spotlight

Larry Eskridge

in God's Forever Family: The Jesus People Movement in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780195326451
eISBN:
9780199344826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326451.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter recounts the torrent of publicity and national media attention that the Jesus movement received during 1971. Emphasizing the manner in which the Jesus People were a reassuring “feel ... More


Spirit Filled

Larry A. Witham

in Who Shall Lead Them?: The Future of Ministry in America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195315936
eISBN:
9780199851089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315936.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the emergence of spirit-filled religious movement in the United States during the 1960s and the 1970s. This movement significantly shaped modern ministry on several fronts for ... More


I Wish We’d All Been Ready: The Jesus People Fade From View

Larry Eskridge

in God's Forever Family: The Jesus People Movement in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780195326451
eISBN:
9780199344826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326451.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter dissects the various factors that contributed to the gradual erosion and fading away of the Jesus movement in the mid to late 1970s. The growth of the so-called shepherding movement and ... More


From the Jesus Movement toward Institutional Church

Robert W. Hefner

in Conversion to Christianity: Historical and Anthropological Perspectives on a Great Transformation

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520078352
eISBN:
9780520912564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520078352.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter opens with a discussion on the Jewish crisis of social identity. The subsequent development of Judaism and the rise of Christianity are explored. The origins of the Jesus movement are ... More


Unto Seattle, Milwaukee, New Jersey, and the Uttermost Parts: The Jesus People Go Nationwide

Larry Eskridge

in God's Forever Family: The Jesus People Movement in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780195326451
eISBN:
9780199344826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326451.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the contemporaneous growth of the Jesus People movement in locations all across the United States in 1969 and 1970. The often spontaneous rise of counterculture-friendly Jesus ... More


Division in the Camp: The Jesus People Versus the Children of God

Larry Eskridge

in God's Forever Family: The Jesus People Movement in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780195326451
eISBN:
9780199344826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326451.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter looks at the largely unexplored breakdown in the illusion of a monolithic Jesus People movement as embodied in the gradual ostracizing of David “Moses” Berg’s so-called Children of God ... More


God’s Forever Family: The Long-Term Impact of the Jesus People Movement

Larry Eskridge

in God's Forever Family: The Jesus People Movement in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780195326451
eISBN:
9780199344826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326451.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Although the Jesus People movement lasted only about a decade, this chapter argues that it had a major impact on both the evangelical subculture and the larger American society. The growth of what ... More


Sweet, Sweet Song of Salvation: Music and the Jesus People Movement

Larry Eskridge

in God's Forever Family: The Jesus People Movement in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780195326451
eISBN:
9780199344826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326451.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter takes an extended look at one of the most important components of the Jesus movement, the central role that popular youth-based music played in the internal life and appeal of the ... More


Introduction: Remembering the Jesus Generation

Larry Eskridge

in God's Forever Family: The Jesus People Movement in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780195326451
eISBN:
9780199344826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326451.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The introduction, “Remembering the Jesus Generation,” gives a short overview of the origins and growth of the Jesus People movement in the 1960s and its disappearance from the national scene by the ... More


The Seventies Evangelical Moment

Steven P. Miller

in The Age of Evangelicalism: America's Born-Again Years

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199777952
eISBN:
9780199362615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777952.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The 1970s witnessed a boom in public evangelicalism, sometimes rendered “evangelical chic.” The process began with the Jesus Movement of the early 1970s and the Watergate crisis that soon followed. ... More


A Family for the Twenty-first Century

James Chancellor

in Controversial New Religions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199315314
eISBN:
9780190258245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199315314.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter presents an overview of the Children of God (COG), now known as The Family. COG emerged out of the Jesus People movement as a blend of traditional evangelical Christianity and the 1960s ... More


Agency and Redemption

David A. Lambert

in How Repentance Became Biblical: Judaism, Christianity, and the Interpretation of Scripture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190212247
eISBN:
9780190212261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190212247.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

One way contemporary notions of religion manifest themselves is in the place assigned to repentance in reigning accounts of redemptive expectations. A few biblical texts thought to allude to ... More


‘Frend of Jesus, friend of the Devil’: William Frend (1757–1841)

Kenneth R. Johnston

in Unusual Suspects: Pitt's Reign of Alarm and the Lost Generation of the 1790s

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199657803
eISBN:
9780191771576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657803.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

William Frend (1757–1841) was a Fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge, notable for intellectual brilliance and Christian good works. An early participant in the Sunday School movement, he prepared ... More


The Wider World of the 21st-Century Cowboy Christian

Marie W. Dallam

in Cowboy Christians

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190856564
eISBN:
9780190856595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190856564.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 6 pulls away from the cowboy church specifically to examine aspects of the broader cultural context of cowboy Christians. Topics include media and entertainment that deliberately blend ideas ... More


Transient Apostle

Timothy Luckritz Marquis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300187144
eISBN:
9780300187427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300187144.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

In a significant reevaluation of Paul's place in the early Christian story, this book explores the theme of travel in the apostle's correspondence. It casts Paul's rhetorical strategies against the ... More


The 21st-Century Cowboy Church Movement

Marie W. Dallam

in Cowboy Christians

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190856564
eISBN:
9780190856595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190856564.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 4 seeks to distinguish the ideology and approaches of the present-day cowboy church movement. Drawing heavily on the author’s experiences as a participant observer, this chapter explores ... More


California Kickback

Randall Balmer

in Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory: A Journey into the Evangelical Subculture in America, 25th Anniversary edition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199360468
eISBN:
9780190258252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199360468.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents the author's account of his visit to the Calvary Chapel in southern California. He describes the worship services, the congregation, senior pastor Chuck Smith, church-sponsored ... More


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