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Faith in Markets

Stephen Hopgood and Leslie Vinjamuri

in Sacred Aid: Faith and Humanitarianism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199916023
eISBN:
9780199950447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916023.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides a glimpse of the strategies and decisions made within the humanitarian marketplace. It introduces World Vision International, which is one of the dominant organizations ... More


Occidental Mindoro 1983: Transformational Development and the De-Americanization of World Vision

David R. Swartz

in Facing West: American Evangelicals in an Age of World Christianity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190250805
eISBN:
9780190250836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190250805.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In the 1970s the relief organization World Vision “de-Americanized.” Recipient nations from Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Africa became full partners of World Vision International. These new ... More


Demonstration of the Model, Part II: Game-Like Contestation

Brad Vermurlen

in Reformed Resurgence: The New Calvinist Movement and the Battle Over American Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190073510
eISBN:
9780190073541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190073510.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 6 presents Part II of a field-theoretic model of religious strength, demonstrating the game-like contest and battle in the American Evangelical field, which created and fortified the New ... More


Seoul 1952: World Vision and the Korean War

David R. Swartz

in Facing West: American Evangelicals in an Age of World Christianity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190250805
eISBN:
9780190250836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190250805.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Evangelical activism took international shape at the height of the Cold War. Bob Pierce, the founder of World Vision, arrived in Seoul to save Korean souls from hell and the world from communism. ... More


US Aid Campaigns and the Korean Children’s Choir

Susie Woo

in Framed by War: Korean Children and Women at the Crossroads of US Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781479889914
eISBN:
9781479845712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479889914.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses upon US aid efforts spearheaded by nongovernmental agencies in wartime and postwar Korea. It examines the work of the Christian Children’s Fund, the American-Korean Foundation ... More


Family and Friendship: Kin-like Relations and Racialized Universalism

Hillary Kaell

in Christian Globalism at Home: Child Sponsorship in the United States

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691201467
eISBN:
9780691201474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691201467.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter assesses the promise of intimacy by exploring the intersection of kin-like relations and racial ideologies in the 1950s and 1960s. It focuses on mainline Protestant Christian Children's ... More


A World Vision: The Labor of Asian International Adoption

Catherine Ceniza Choy

in Global Families: A History of Asian International Adoption in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717226
eISBN:
9781479886388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717226.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the role of social service agencies, independent adoption organizations, humanitarian organizations, and individuals in facilitating Asian international adoption in the United ... More


Divergence Between the Mission and the Message: Interrogation of a Double Standard

David Tittensor

in The House of Service: The Gulen Movement and Islam's Third Way

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199336418
eISBN:
9780199389766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336418.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Through comparative analysis with the rhetoric and practice of the World Vision organization, Chapter, 5 shows that the Gülen Movement behaves in an almost identical fashion as World Vision, engaging ... More


Christian Globalism at Home: Child Sponsorship in the United States

Hillary Kaell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691201467
eISBN:
9780691201474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691201467.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Child sponsorship emerged from nineteenth-century Protestant missions to become one of today's most profitable private fundraising tools in organizations including World Vision, Compassion ... More


Introduction

David R. Swartz

in Facing West: American Evangelicals in an Age of World Christianity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190250805
eISBN:
9780190250836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190250805.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

American evangelicals facing West from abroad have reshaped important elements of their religious tradition. Migration and demographic realignments intensified the impact on issues as varied as ... More


Facing West: American Evangelicals in an Age of World Christianity

David R. Swartz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190250805
eISBN:
9780190250836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190250805.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The dramatic growth of Christianity in the Global South over the last century has shifted the balance of power away from strongholds in Europe and the United States. While we typically imagine ... More


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