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The Religion of Conservative Christians: A Return to the Reformation?

in The Truth about Conservative Christians: What They Think and What They Believe

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226306629
eISBN:
9780226306759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306759.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter analyzes survey data to organize a sketch of Conservative Christianity as a religious system. It concludes that the Conservatives and Afro–American Protestants both embrace a systematic ... More


A slow march forward: the impact of religious change on gender ideology in the contemporary United States

Joshua D. Tuttle and Shannon N. Davis

Elisabetta Ruspini, Glenda Tibe Bonifacio, and Consuelo Corradi (eds)

in Women and Religion: Contemporary and Future Challenges in the Global Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447336358
eISBN:
9781447336396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336358.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter talks about the substantial decline of Mainline Protestantism and the tremendous growth of the religiously unaffiliated population. It examines how these cultural changes are related to ... More


A Mighty Fortress in 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/9780814753309.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter demonstrates how the facade of Mainline Protestantism eventually cracked beyond repair by the 1960s and 1970s, what outsiders called the “Mainline decline.” Post-World War II America was ... More


Women’s Ordination in America: A Contemporary Overview

Benjamin R. Knoll and and Cammie Jo Bolin

in She Preached the Word: Women's Ordination in Modern America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190882365
eISBN:
9780190882396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190882365.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter provides a brief overview of both the historical and contemporary “lay of the land” of women’s ordination in American religious congregations. It shows how the extension of ordination to ... More


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