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To Embrace Creation

Laura M. Hartman

in The Christian Consumer: Living Faithfully in a Fragile World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199746422
eISBN:
9780199918751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746422.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In contrast with the ascetic strain of Christianity, some Christians suggest that proper consumption should be joyful and celebratory. On this view, Christians ought to embrace God's gifts with ... More


Live Long and Prosper: How Black Megachurches Address HIV/AIDS and Poverty in the Age of Prosperity Theology

Sandra L. Barnes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823249565
eISBN:
9780823252619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249565.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Black megachurches and their pastors are often accused of: failing to use their considerable resources to help the poor; focusing on Prosperity Theology rather than social justice; requiring ... More


Introduction: Pentecostalism and the Globalization of Illness and Healing

Candy Gunther Brown

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/9780195393408.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The introduction explains why an edited volume, with contributed essays crafted around common questions, best describes divine healing practices and facilitates cross-cultural comparisons. Key terms ... More


Why Health and Wealth? Dimensions of Prosperity among Swedish Charismatics

Simon Coleman

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/9780195393408.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Focusing on the Word of Life, founded by Ulf Ekman in Uppsala, Sweden, this chapter explores tensions and affinities between health-and-wealth aspects of the Prosperity Gospel. Both health and wealth ... More


Blessed Bodies: Healing within the African American Faith Movement

Catherine Bowler

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/9780195393408.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter reports ethnographic research on a storefront African American Word of Faith Church, Durham, North Carolina, that practices healing within a Prosperity Gospel. Faith is measured in the ... More


Ritual, Violence, and the Fall of the Classic Maya Kings

Gyles Iannone, Brett A. Houk, and Sonja A. Schwake (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062754
eISBN:
9780813051178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062754.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The age-old “scapegoat king” model suggests that Maya kings, like their counterparts in other early states throughout the world, were held responsible for the prosperity of their kingdoms. When they ... More


Divine Healing and the Growth of Practical Christianity in China

Gotthard Oblau

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/9780195393408.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

As many as 80 to 90 percent of Protestants in China converted to Christianity because of a healing experience. Divine healing is not restricted to Pentecostals and Charismatics, but permeates ... More


Japan’s New Order in North-east Asia

W. G. Beasley

in Japanese Imperialism 1894–1945

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221685
eISBN:
9780191678479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221685.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The events leading to the creation of Manchukuo in 1931–2 changed the frame of reference for Japanese policy making in several ways. Externally, they demonstrated that in certain circumstances the ... More


Degrowth: Good Questions, Bad Answers

Christian de Perthuis and Pierre-André Jouvet

in Green Capital: A New Perspective on Growth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171403
eISBN:
9780231540360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171403.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Advocates of degrowth suggest reducing strain on the planet by acting on the average wealth of each occupant. On behalf of protecting the environment, should we be moving toward green degrowth?


Prosperity and Connectivity

Ian Hall

in Modi and the Reinvention of Indian Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529204605
eISBN:
9781529204650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204605.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the Modi government’s foreign economic policy, focusing especially on its reform agenda – including signature projects like ‘Make in India’ – and its relations with other South ... More


Conclusion: The Black Megachurch in the New Millennium—Responding to Social Problems

Sandra L. Barnes

in Live Long and Prosper: How Black Megachurches Address HIV/AIDS and Poverty in the Age of Prosperity Theology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823249565
eISBN:
9780823252619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249565.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The chapter calls into question existing anecdotal generalities that Black megachurches espouse Prosperity theology, but instead argues for the usage of Prosperity symbolism that has been erroneously ... More


The Colonial Eyeglasses of Nakajima Atsushi

Robert Thomas Tierney

in Tropics of Savagery: The Culture of Japanese Empire in Comparative Frame

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520265783
eISBN:
9780520947665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520265783.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter looks at the South Seas literature of Nakajima Atsushi (1909–42), an important writer who published most of his work during the period of the Greater East Asian Co-Prosperity Sphere. ... More


Prosperity Gospel Latinos and Their American Dream

Tony Tian-Ren Lin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781469658957
eISBN:
9781469658971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469658957.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In this immersive ethnography, Tony Tian-Ren Lin explores the reasons that Latin American immigrants across the United States are increasingly drawn to Prosperity Gospel Pentecostalism, a strand of ... More


Introduction

Wakoh Shannon Hickey

in Mind Cure: How Meditation Became Medicine

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190864248
eISBN:
9780190864279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864248.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Buddhism

The introduction traces the astonishing growth of the Mindfulness movement over the past four decades and sketches the usual narrative about how it began in the 1970s, when Jon Kabat-Zinn developed ... More


The Triumph of Life: Towards a Biblical Theology of Happiness

Brent A. Strawn

in The Bible and the Pursuit of Happiness: What the Old and New Testaments Teach Us about the Good Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199795734
eISBN:
9780199979691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795734.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter moves toward a biblical theology of happiness by tracing the theme of the triumph of life in the Bible. The triumph of life is meant to be a thick description of happiness, one that ... More


Enchanting Ireland

Mark Maguire and Fiona Murphy

in Integration in Ireland: The Everyday Lives of African Migrants

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719086946
eISBN:
9781781704608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086946.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter opens with an ethnographic description of a ‘Jesus Walk’ through Drogheda, a ‘pilgrimage-like’ walk undertaken by migrants that aimed to bless and re-enchant the landscape of an Irish ... More


Mediating Money: Materiality and Spiritual Warfare in Tanzanian Charismatic Christianity

Martin Lindhardt

in The Anthropology of Global Pentecostalism and Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780814772591
eISBN:
9780814723517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772591.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter examines how Pentecostal and charismatic beliefs and practices regarding spiritual warfare entail a specific stance toward materiality. Most of the scholarship to date has centered on ... More


Neo-Pentecostals on the Pitch: Brazilian Football Players as Missionaries Abroad

Carmen Rial

in Emergent Brazil: Key Perspectives on a New Global Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060675
eISBN:
9780813050942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060675.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter is about the relationship between football (soccer) and religion. It focuses on the recent proliferation of Neo-Pentecostalism among Brazilian football players living abroad and the ... More


Black Megachurch Theology: Making the Word Flesh!

Sandra L. Barnes

in Live Long and Prosper: How Black Megachurches Address HIV/AIDS and Poverty in the Age of Prosperity Theology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823249565
eISBN:
9780823252619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249565.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The chapter summarizes common theologies and theological perspectives from the Black Church tradition such as Liberation theology and Social Gospel with special emphasis on the influence of ... More


Introduction: The Black Megachurch

Sandra L. Barnes

in Live Long and Prosper: How Black Megachurches Address HIV/AIDS and Poverty in the Age of Prosperity Theology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823249565
eISBN:
9780823252619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249565.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The chapter introduces the book's premise as a mixed-methodological study of large Black churches in the United States and their responses to HIV/AIDS and poverty - two pressing social problems in ... More


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