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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


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: 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


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


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


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


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


The Church Offensive: Prefiguring the New Society at the People’s Church

Johanna Fernández

in The Young Lords: A Radical History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469653440
eISBN:
9781469653464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653440.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In winter 1969, the Young Lords recited scripture, channeled the revolutionary Jesus, and occupied the First Spanish United Methodist Church for its indifference to social violence, which combined ... More


You Can’t Put Reflexive Spirituality in a Box

Kelly Besecke

in You Can’t Put God in a Box: Thoughtful Spirituality in a Rational Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199930920
eISBN:
9780199369768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199930920.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes how people in different religious and secular settings use reflexive spirituality differently. It begins with a discussion of each of the group’s three sets of field sites. ... More


Mainline Christianity: The Past and Future of America's Majority Faith

Jason S. Lantzer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814753309
eISBN:
9780814753323
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814753309.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Since the Revolutionary War, Mainline Christianity has been comprised of the Seven Sisters of American Protestantism—the Congregational Church, the Episcopal Church, the Evangelical Lutheran Church, ... More


Difficult Dialogues: The Technologies and Limits of Reconciliation

Dawne Moon

in Religion on the Edge: De-centering and Re-centering the Sociology of Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199938629
eISBN:
9780199980758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938629.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Projects known as dialogue or reconciliation build on the common ground between members of historically adversarial groups to help overcome vicious cycles of retaliation. This chapter compares ... More


Black Panther Party–Community Relations

Paul J. Magnarella

in Black Panther in Exile: The Pete O'Neal Story

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813066394
eISBN:
9780813058603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066394.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Pete O’Neal describes the Black Panther Party’s various community support programs in Kansas City, Missouri. They include a pre-school breakfast program for inner-city children, as well as clothing, ... More


Unfinished Work

Andrew E. Stoner

in The Journalist of Castro Street: The Life of Randy Shilts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042485
eISBN:
9780252051326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042485.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

One of Shilts’s last interviews, with Steve Kroft from CBS’ 60 Minutes, considers his breakthrough role as a gay journalist. Shilts’s future plans for a book about alleged sexual abuse inside the ... More


Aurora Dawn

Andrew E. Stoner

in The Journalist of Castro Street: The Life of Randy Shilts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042485
eISBN:
9780252051326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042485.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Early years of Randy Shilts’s life in Aurora, Illinois are explored, struggles with physical abuse from an alcoholic mother, and frequently absent father. Information about the Shilts family and ... More


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