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Early Years

Steve Bruce

in Paisley: Religion and Politics in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199281022
eISBN:
9780191712760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281022.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter details the history of the Paisley family, clarifies the distinctive elements of Paisley's evangelical Protestant faith, describes the rural roots of his movement, and charts the slow ... More


Church Established

STEVE BRUCE

in Paisley: Religion and Politics in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199281022
eISBN:
9780191712760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281022.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter details the growth of the Free Presbyterian Church of Ulster in Northern Ireland (and its international expansion) and its development of schools, missionary work, and theological ... More


Church and Party

Steve Bruce

in Paisley: Religion and Politics in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199281022
eISBN:
9780191712760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281022.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter documents the links between Paisley's church and his party. It discusses church reservations about involvement in politics and party attempts to reconcile religious preferences with ... More


Implausible: Calvinism and American Politics

D. G. Hart

in John Calvin's American Legacy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195390971
eISBN:
9780199777099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390971.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

From 1776 until approximately 1970, American Protestant clergy and academics argued that Calvinism was crucial to their nation’s political institutions and ideals. It was common among the mainstream ... More


‘Ourselves Alone’: Paisleyism and the Politics of Purity

Patrick Mitchel

in Evangelicalism and National Identity in Ulster, 1921-1998

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199256150
eISBN:
9780191602115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256152.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The distinctive characteristics of Paisleyism are identified, accompanied by discussion of how Paisleyite ideology interacts with nationalism. Contrary to influential interpreters such as Steve ... More


 Does Politics Trump Theology?: The Israeli‐Palestinian Dispute Invades the Jewish‐Christian Dialogue

Michael S. Kogan

in Opening the Covenant: A Jewish Theology of Christianity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195112597
eISBN:
9780199872275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112597.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the Israeli-Palestinian dispute's invasion of the Jewish Christian dialogue. Topics covered include the Presbyterian Church's (in the USA) issuance of “A Theological ... More


‘The Eloquent and Fearless Friend of the Slave’

Daniel Ritchie

in Isaac Nelson: Radical Abolitionist, Evangelical Presbyterian, and Irish Nationalist

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941282
eISBN:
9781789629149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941282.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter has highlights the central importance of Nelson to Belfast anti-slavery in the 1840s and early 1850s. Nelson’s emergence as a leading anti-slavery campaigner took place against the ... More


“A Time When the Bare Souls of Men Are Revealed”: Southern Presbyterians Respond

Stephen R. Haynes

in The Last Segregated Hour: The Memphis Kneel-Ins and the Campaign for Southern Church Desegregation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195395051
eISBN:
9780199979288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395051.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores Southern Presbyterian reactions to the Memphis kneel-ins in 1964 and 1965—including those of overseas missionaries—which were driven in part by concerns that the 1965 General ... More


Religion and Ethnicity in Ulster Unionism

Steve Bruce

in Conservative Protestant Politics

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293927
eISBN:
9780191685019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293927.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter starts by examining the political career of the Revd. Ian R. K. Paisley to show the role of religion in Ulster Unionist politics. The chapter discusses the rise of Paisley from being a ... More


Inventing George Whitefield

Jessica M. Parr

in Inventing George Whitefield: Race, Revivalism, and the Making of a Religious Icon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628461985
eISBN:
9781626744998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461985.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Whitefield began his missionary career believing that he was a reformer in conversation with the Church of England about religious toleration. By the time Whitefield died in September 1770, he was ... More


“The Greatest Crisis in the 120-Year History of Our Church”: Defiance, Intervention, and Schism

Stephen R. Haynes

in The Last Segregated Hour: The Memphis Kneel-Ins and the Campaign for Southern Church Desegregation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195395051
eISBN:
9780199979288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395051.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter narrates the story of “defiance, intervention and schism” that followed in the wake of the kneel-in crisis at Second Presbyterian Church. It details the church session's resistance to ... More


Awaking Sleeping Giants

Omri Elisha

in Moral Ambition: Mobilization and Social Outreach in Evangelical Megachurches

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267503
eISBN:
9780520950542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267503.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

The aim of this chapter is to describe the institutional context of the two megachurches where a significant portion of author's fieldwork was based and to situate it in relation to the larger ... More


“This Spectacle of a Church with Guarded Doors”: The Memphis Campaign of 1964

Stephen R. Haynes

in The Last Segregated Hour: The Memphis Kneel-Ins and the Campaign for Southern Church Desegregation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195395051
eISBN:
9780199979288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395051.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter sets the background for the Memphis kneel-in campaign of 1964 in meetings of the city's intercollegiate NAACP chapter. Kneel-ins at Second Presbyterian Church in the spring of 1964 are ... More


“A Season of Prayer and Corporate Repentance”: Wrestling with the Past at Independent Presbyterian Church

Stephen R. Haynes

in The Last Segregated Hour: The Memphis Kneel-Ins and the Campaign for Southern Church Desegregation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195395051
eISBN:
9780199979288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395051.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes the origins and development of Memphis's Independent Presbyterian Church, which emerged in 1965 from the kneel-in crisis at Second Presbyterian with leaders determined to ... More


“But Still Slavery Is a Great Evil”

Kim Tolley

in Heading South To Teach: The World of Susan Nye Hutchison, 1815-1845

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624334
eISBN:
9781469624358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624334.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 7 investigates Hutchison's published essays on slavery and the division of the Presbyterian Church. Her essays and journal entries provide glimpses of her thoughts about the abolition ... More


Presbyterian Heritage

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter Two explores the Presbyterian heritage of the Hodges. The Hodges were linked to George Whitefield’s American revival activity, as well as in the forming of Philadelphia’s Second Presbyterian ... More


Thornwell and “Thus Saith the Lord”

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0046
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter forty-six examines Hodge’s relationship with James Henley Thornwell, perhaps the most influential southern Presbyterian of his generation. The two men seldom agreed. As conservative as Hodge ... More


“You’re Going to Have to Go Out There Yourself”: Church People

Stephen R. Haynes

in The Last Segregated Hour: The Memphis Kneel-Ins and the Campaign for Southern Church Desegregation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195395051
eISBN:
9780199979288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395051.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The chapter tells the story of the kneel-ins at Memphis's Second Presbyterian Church from the perspective of members and staff of the targeted congregation. It examines in detail the segregation ... More


Reenchanted: Divine Healing in Korean Protestantism

Sean C. Kim

in Global Pentecostal and Charismatic Healing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195393408
eISBN:
9780199894390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393408.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The growth of pentecostalism in South Korea since the 1950s, fueled largely by divine healing practices, is symbolized by the Yoido Full Gospel Church, the world’s largest Christian congregation, ... More


Presbyterians and Congregationalists in North America

David W. Kling

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199683710
eISBN:
9780191823923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199683710.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Theology

Presbyterians and Congregationalists arrived in colonial America as Dissenters; however, they soon exercised a religious and cultural dominance that extended well into the first half of the ... More


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