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 Evangelicals and Democracy in Mozambique

Terence O. Ranger and Teresa Cruz e Silva

in Evangelical Christianity and Democracy in Africa

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195174779
eISBN:
9780199871858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174779.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter examines the dynamics of religious and political interaction in the context of rapid social and political change, focusing particularly on evangelical Christianity. It does this by ... More


A New Church in a New Nation

John Wigger

in American Saint Francis Asbury and the Methodists

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195387803
eISBN:
9780199866410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387803.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

American Methodism expanded dramatically in the 1780s, built on the consolidation Asbury brought to the movement after the war. Membership rose from 8,500 in 1780 to 57,600 in 1790 and the number of ... More


Spiritual Armories on the New Suburban Landscape

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:
10.1093/0195143418.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

After the Civil War, population growth, industrialization, and urbanization significantly affected evangelical congregations. As many established congregations decided to move away from their ... More


Piety on the Plains

Robert Wuthnow

in Red State Religion: Faith and Politics in America's Heartland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150550
eISBN:
9781400839759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150550.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines how Kansas became a bastion of Protestant Republican conservatism. The 1850s saw the first alliances between Republicans and Methodists in Kansas. The relationship of religion ... More


Apostles of New Abolition

Gary Dorrien

in The New Abolition: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Black Social Gospel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300205602
eISBN:
9780300216332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205602.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Henry McNeal Turner and Ida B. Wells-Barnett were pioneers of the black social gospel, both as militant anti-lynching activists and within the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Turner paved the way ... More


Schism

John Wigger

in American Saint Francis Asbury and the Methodists

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195387803
eISBN:
9780199866410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387803.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

William Glendinning and William Hammet represented two significant challenges to Asbury’s authority in the early 1790s. Though neither was much of a direct threat, together they helped to set the ... More


One Mississippi, Two Mississippi: Methodists, Murder, and the Struggle for Racial Justice in Neshoba County

Carol V. R. George

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190231088
eISBN:
9780190231118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190231088.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

What can the small Mt. Zion Methodist Church in rural Mississippi teach us about the American Dilemma over race? Quite a lot, it turns out. Founded by Reconstruction Methodists in 1879, Mt. Zion ... More


United Methodism in Crisis: Scriptural Renewal through the Good News Movement

in Public Pulpits: Methodists and Mainline Churches in the Moral Argument of Public Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226804743
eISBN:
9780226804767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226804767.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Liberalism in theology had gained “full domination of official Methodism” by the 1920s, and New Left liberationism had followed its lead a half century later. Over these decades, evangelical ... More


United Methodism in Crisis: Prophetic Witness through the Board of Church and Society

in Public Pulpits: Methodists and Mainline Churches in the Moral Argument of Public Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226804743
eISBN:
9780226804767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226804767.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The United Methodist Building is the last nongovernmental edifice left facing directly onto the Capitol. Dedicated in 1924 by the Board of Temperance, Prohibition, and Public Morals of the Methodist ... More


Faith and Freedom: The Institute on Religion and Democracy

in Public Pulpits: Methodists and Mainline Churches in the Moral Argument of Public Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226804743
eISBN:
9780226804767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226804767.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Institute on Religion and Democracy began with a bang. It issued from a report fired across the bow of the United Methodist Church in 1980, aimed at challenging the “peace-and-justice” course set ... More


From Cold War to Culture Wars: The Evolution of the IRD

in Public Pulpits: Methodists and Mainline Churches in the Moral Argument of Public Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226804743
eISBN:
9780226804767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226804767.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the first five years of its existence, the Institute on Religion and Democracy (IRD) launched an influential investigation of Methodist “peace-and-justice” grants and programs it found tilted to ... More


Southern Catholics and Desegregation in Denominational Perspective, 1945–1971

Mark Newman

in Desegregating Dixie: The Catholic Church in the South and Desegregation, 1945-1992

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496818867
eISBN:
9781496818904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818867.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The chapter compares the response of the Catholic Church in the South to desegregation with that of the region’s larger white denominations: the Southern Baptist Convention, the Methodist Church, the ... More


Public Pulpits: Methodists and Mainline Churches in the Moral Argument of Public Life

Steven M. Tipton

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226804743
eISBN:
9780226804767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226804767.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Since the 2000 presidential election, debate over the role of religion in public life has followed a narrow course as pundits and politicians alike have focused on the influence wielded by ... More


Moving Uptown

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/9780226388281.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines how developments reshaping New York in the 1840s and 1850s affected evangelical congregations. Evangelical competition in a dynamic and expansive spiritual marketplace, ... More


Community

Jennifer Hull Dorsey

in Hirelings: African American Workers and Free Labor in Early Maryland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801447785
eISBN:
9780801460678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801447785.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on the African Methodist Episcopal Church and its meaning for free men and women in rural Maryland. Founded in 1816 by Reverend Richard Allen in collaboration with other African ... More


Embodying Methodist Theology: Diverging Conceptions of Holy Living in American Methodist Theology

Kevin M. Watson

in Old or New School Methodism?: The Fragmentation of a Theological Tradition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190844516
eISBN:
9780190844547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190844516.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter explores the diverging conceptions of holy living in Simpson and Roberts in depth. The chapter argues that Simpson was most concerned with growing and expanding the Methodist Episcopal ... More


The Chaplain and the Slaver

Josephine F. Pacheco

in The Pearl: A Failed Slave Escape on the Potomac

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829189
eISBN:
9781469604183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888926_pacheco.9
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter considers the friendship of Hope H. Slatter, a notorious Baltimore slave trader, and Henry Slicer, chaplain of the Senate, both of whom were connected with the Methodist Church. Their ... More


Alienation

Bridget Ford

in Bonds of Union: "Religion, Race, and Politics in a Civil War Borderland"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626222
eISBN:
9781469628028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626222.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

By 1860, this chapter argues, white Ohioans and Kentuckians had articulated starkly different purposes for their religious organizations and laws. With Cincinnatians sometimes at the forefront and at ... More


Protestant Mainline

Sarah E. Ruble

in The Gospel of Freedom & Power: Protestant Missionaries in American Culture after World War II

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835814
eISBN:
9781469601601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837429_ruble.5
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

After World War II, mainline institutions such as the Methodist Church and the Christian Century presented mainline Protestantism and its missionaries as part of a U.S. vanguard bringing freedom and ... More


The Jackson Church Visits: “A Good Quarter-Time Church with a Bird Dog and Shotgun”

Carolyn Renée Dupont

in Mississippi Praying: Southern White Evangelicals and the Civil Rights Movement, 1945-1975

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708415
eISBN:
9780814723876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708415.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the events following Charles Golden and James Matthews' visit to Galloway Memorial Methodist Church. The two knew that white Jackson churches had systematically rejected ... More


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