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African Pentecostalism: An Introduction

Ogbu Kalu

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195340006
eISBN:
9780199867073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340006.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Across Africa, Christianity is thriving in all shapes and sizes. But one particular strain of Christianity prospers more than most — Pentecostalism. Pentecostals believe that everyone can personally ... More


 The Big Man of the Big God: Pentecostalism, Media, and Popular Culture in the 1980s

Ogbu Kalu

in African Pentecostalism: An Introduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195340006
eISBN:
9780199867073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340006.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The 1980s brought major changes including socioeconomic and political collapse; the enlarged networking with external, Western forms of Pentecostalism; and the liberalization of media space following ... More


The Boundaries of Evangelical Identity

Lydia Bean

in The Politics of Evangelical Identity: Local Churches and Partisan Divides in the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161303
eISBN:
9781400852611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161303.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter talks about how Protestants define the boundaries of their religious subculture. Social scientists have vigorous debates about who is, and who isn't, an evangelical. In these churches, ... More


“The Ladies Are Warriors”: Latina Pentecostalism and Faith-Based Activism in New York City

Elizabeth D. Ríos

in Latino Religions and Civic Activism in the United States

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195162271
eISBN:
9780199850365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162271.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the narratives of Puerto Rican Pentecostal women in ministry in New York City. They have led ministries that have sought to live and teach a holistic gospel. They have been able ... More


Chains of Liberation: Poverty and Social Action in the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God

Jill Detemple

in Latino Religions and Civic Activism in the United States

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195162271
eISBN:
9780199850365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162271.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that, for many on the margins of society, acting to change the system via the organized and group-oriented methods of the system is neither a logical nor a tangible initial path. ... More


The Evolution of Protestant Participation in Nicaraguan Politics and the Rise of Evangelical Parties

Roberto Zub

in Evangelical Christianity and Democracy in Latin America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195174762
eISBN:
9780199851737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174762.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the evolution of the political participation of Protestants in Nicaragua. It discusses the rise of evangelical parties, focusing on the first Pentecostals who reached the ... More


The Making of Working-Class Religion

Matthew Pehl

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040429
eISBN:
9780252098840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040429.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Religion has played a protean role in the lives of America's workers. This innovative volume focuses on Detroit to examine the religious consciousness constructed by the city's working-class ... More


Guatemala: Evangelization and Mission

Edward L. Cleary

in The Rise of Charismatic Catholicism in Latin America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036083
eISBN:
9780813038285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036083.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The Guatemalan Catholic Church was the prototype of a fading religious institution in the mid-twentieth century. It had few Guatemalan priests, had lost relatively more members to Pentecostals than ... More


Conservative Religion

Marta Trzebiatowska and Steve Bruce

in Why are Women more Religious than Men?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199608102
eISBN:
9780191744730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608102.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

One of the greatest paradoxes in the study of gender and religion is that many young and politically conscious women continue to join, or remain in conservative and patriarchal religious ... More


Ecumenism

Allan Anderson, Michael Bergunder, André Droogers, and Cornelis van der Laan

in Studying Global Pentecostalism: Theories and Methods

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520266612
eISBN:
9780520947504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266612.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses ecumenism. Ecumenism is a topic that many Pentecostals find difficult to discuss. This is in part because most Pentecostals know very little about the subject, often just ... More


Martin Luther King's Biblical Epic: His Final, Great Speech

Keith D. Miller

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031083
eISBN:
9781617031090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031083.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In his final speech “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop,” Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his support of African American garbage workers on strike in Memphis. Although some consider this oration his ... More


Choosing the Jesus Way: American Indian Pentecostals and the Fight for the Indigenous Principle

Angela Tarango

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469612928
eISBN:
9781469614465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469612928.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book uncovers the history and religious experiences of the first American Indian converts to Pentecostalism. Focusing on the Assemblies of God denomination, the story begins in 1918, when white ... More


Native Pentecostals, the Indigenous Principle, and Religious Practice

Angie Maxwell

in Choosing the Jesus Way: American Indian Pentecostals and the Fight for the Indigenous Principle

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469612928
eISBN:
9781469614465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469612928.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This introductory chapter sets out the book’s main themes. The book argues that American Indian Pentecostals and a few liberal-minded white female missionaries took the theology behind the Assemblies ... More


The Indigenous Principle on the Ground: American Indians, White Missionaries, and the Building of Missions

Angie Maxwell

in Choosing the Jesus Way: American Indian Pentecostals and the Fight for the Indigenous Principle

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469612928
eISBN:
9781469614465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469612928.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter explores two basic aspects of missionary work: why Natives and whites became Pentecostal missionaries in the first place, and the mundane details of building their missions. Doing this ... More


The Lived Indigenous Principle: New Understandings of Pentecostal Healing, Native Culture, and Pentecostal Indian Identity

Angie Maxwell

in Choosing the Jesus Way: American Indian Pentecostals and the Fight for the Indigenous Principle

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469612928
eISBN:
9781469614465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469612928.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter considers the messy and at times ugly undercurrents that took place in Pentecostal missionary work to American Indians. It discusses how white missionaries viewed traditional native ... More


To Crush the Devil’s Head

Leah Sarat

in Fire in the Canyon: Religion, Migration, and the Mexican Dream

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814759370
eISBN:
9780814724675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814759370.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines spiritual warfare as a way for Pentecostals of El Alberto to deal with the dangerous effects of mobility and globalization upon the bodies of the faithful, especially the youth. ... More


Shielded by the Blood of Christ

Leah Sarat

in Fire in the Canyon: Religion, Migration, and the Mexican Dream

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814759370
eISBN:
9780814724675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814759370.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how Pentecostals in El Alberto respond to the challenges of the undocumented journey. In particular, it considers the ways that Pentecostals make sense of the heightened danger ... More


Migration, Class, and Black Religiosity

Phoebe Wolfskill

in Archibald Motley Jr. and Racial Reinvention: The Old Negro in New Negro Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041143
eISBN:
9780252099700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041143.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Chapter 3 examines the ways in which Motley, alongside numerous black and nonblack artists and scholars, explored religious affiliation as an indicator of socioeconomic class. While Motley renders ... More


Introduction

Margaret M. Poloma and John C. Green

in The Assemblies of God: Godly Love and the Revitalization of American Pentecostalism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767832
eISBN:
9780814768396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767832.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter begins with discussion of the emergence of the pentecostal movement. It then describes the Assemblies of God (AG), arguably the best-known of the Pentecostal denominations. ... More


Introduction

Helena Hansen

in Addicted to Christ: Remaking Men in Puerto Rican Pentecostal Drug Ministries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520298033
eISBN:
9780520970168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298033.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book examines the ways ex-addicted Pentecostals work toward rupture. One strategy for rupture is the performance of ... More


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