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Coming Home

Philip Jenkins

in The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195146165
eISBN:
9780199834341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195146166.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses possible responses of the global North to the rise of a new global Christianity emanating from the Southern churches, where the future of Christianity may well lie. Although no ... More


Southern Baptists

Larry A. Witham

in Who Shall Lead Them?: The Future of Ministry in America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195315936
eISBN:
9780199851089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315936.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the clergy of the Southern Baptist Church in the United States. It discusses the controversy that followed the annual assembly of Southern Baptist pastors in Las Vegas, Nevada, ... More


God and the World

Philip Jenkins

in The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195146165
eISBN:
9780199834341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195146166.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the implications of the very close association between church and state in the global South, which in some sense mirrors the lack of distinction between religion and ordinary ... More


Democratic Religion: Freedom, Authority, and Church Discipline in the Baptist South, 1785-1900

Gregory A. Wills

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195160994
eISBN:
9780199849574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160994.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

No American denomination identified itself more closely with the nation's democratic ideal than the Baptists. Most antebellum southern Baptist churches allowed women and slaves to vote on membership ... More


Southern, Christian, and Gay

James Hudnut-Beumler

in Strangers and Friends at the Welcome Table: Contemporary Christianities in the American South

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640372
eISBN:
9781469640396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640372.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Religion

In no area is contemporary southern Christianity more deeply divided than over the issue of sexuality. Younger people (including many self-described Bible-believing Christians) do not think that ... More


Nature and New England’s Outsiders

Mark R. Stoll

in Inherit the Holy Mountain: Religion and the Rise of American Environmentalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190230869
eISBN:
9780190230890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190230869.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Literature

From their origins as New England dissenters and outsiders, Baptists like Sanford Gifford, whose painting hung over Gifford Pinchot’s mantel, noted human damage to the environment but preferred ... More


Southerners and the Debate over the War’s Conduct, 1967

Joseph A. Fry

in The American South and the Vietnam War: Belligerence, Protest, and Agony in Dixie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813161044
eISBN:
9780813165486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161044.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

As the war became mired in a murderous stalemate during 1967, influential southern hawks pressured President Johnson to comply with military requests for another two hundred thousand US troops in ... More


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