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The Christian Revolution

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:
10.1093/0195146166.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This first chapter of the book introduces the transformation that is occurring in Christianity worldwide. It describes how, over the past century, the center of gravity of the Christian world has ... More


Disciples of All Nations

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:
10.1093/0195146166.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter addresses the myth of Western Christianity and outlines the true origins and development of Christianity, as opposed to those presented in the history books. Accounts are given of the ... More


Standing Alone

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:
10.1093/0195146166.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter traces the development of Southern Christianity in the post-colonial era and notes that with few exceptions and despite Western Christian concern, the new churches have survived and ... More


Christianity and the Global Development of Scientific Medicine

Amanda Porterfield

in Healing in the History of Christianity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195157185
eISBN:
9780199850389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157185.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The global expansion of Western Christianity coincided with the development of scientific medicine. As scientific discoveries involving asepsis, anesthesia, and infectious disease increased the ... More


Eastern Horizons: Anglicans and the Oriental Orthodox Churches

Geoffrey Rowell

in Religious Change in Europe 1650–1914: Essays for John McManners

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205968
eISBN:
9780191676871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205968.003.0020
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

The English Reformation was essentially an event within the history of Western Christianity. The theological and political debates in England as on the continent of Europe were debates conditioned by ... More


Jesus: Exorcist and Healer

Amanda Porterfield

in Healing in the History of Christianity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195157185
eISBN:
9780199850389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157185.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Exorcism and healing are among the most prominent of all the miraculous acts ascribed to Jesus Christ in the New Testament gospels. There are seventy-two accounts of exorcisms and healings, ten of ... More


Islam and the Blackamerican: Looking toward the Third Resurrection

Sherman A. Jackson

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195180817
eISBN:
9780199850259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195180817.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book offers a trenchant examination of the career of Islam among the blacks of America. No one has offered a convincing explanation of why Islam spread among Blackamericans (a coinage he ... More


In Search of Chinese Christianity

Lian Xi

in Redeemed by Fire: The Rise of Popular Christianity in Modern China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123395
eISBN:
9780300162837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123395.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the nineteenth century, which saw a tantalizing potential for Western Christianity to become the faith of the Chinese through the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom. Though disavowed by ... More


Secular Law and the Realm of False Religion

Jakob De Roover

in After Secular Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775366
eISBN:
9780804780704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775366.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines how secular law is drawn into defining religion. It argues that in making such determinations, secular authorities are bound to smuggle in one particular theological conception ... More


Global Film Evangelism

Terry Lindvall and Andrew Quicke

in Celluloid Sermons: The Emergence of the Christian Film Industry, 1930-1986

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814753248
eISBN:
9780814765357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814753248.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores how producers realized that a media-saturated market in the US limited their appeal and envisioned multiplying their investments and effectiveness in communicating to the world. ... More


Introduction

Peter C. Hodgson (ed.)

in History of Christian Dogma: by Ferdinand Christian Baur

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198719250
eISBN:
9780191788512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719250.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

The intellectual activity of the first six centuries cannot be surpassed, nor prior to the Reformation are there controversies comparable to those of the ancient church. Instead of producing new ... More


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