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The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity

Philip Jenkins

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195146165
eISBN:
9780199834341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195146166.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

We are living through one of the greatest transformations in the history of religion worldwide. Over the last century, Christianity has enjoyed explosive growth in the global South–in Africa, Asia, ... More


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


Heaven's Gates and Hell's Flames: A Sociological Study of New Christian Movements in Contemporary Goa

Savio Abreu

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190120696
eISBN:
9780199099863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190120696.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This book is an ethnographic study of Christian groups in contemporary Goan society that come under Pentecostal–Charismatic Christianity. Most studies on the Pentecostal movement in India are from a ... More


The Spirit and the spirits: Global Pentecostal Christianities

Brian Stanley

in Christianity in the Twentieth Century: A World History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196848
eISBN:
9781400890316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196848.003.0014
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines Pentecostal or charismatic Christianity, which constituted the most vibrant features of the Christian landscape in Latin America and Africa, as well as in many parts of Asia, ... More


Introduction: The Word of Faith Movement

Milmon F. Harrison

in Righteous Riches: The Word of Faith Movement in Contemporary African American Religion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195153132
eISBN:
9780199784578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195153138.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the Word of Faith Movement, one of many new forms of evangelical, charismatic Christianity to develop in the United States since World War ... More


Bearing Witness

Milmon F. Harrison

in Righteous Riches: The Word of Faith Movement in Contemporary African American Religion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195153132
eISBN:
9780199784578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195153138.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents the stories of three people that highlight and express some of the dominant themes to emerge in talking to people about so personal and intimate a topic as their faith. These ... More


Introduction: Clearly Written on His Face

Jon Bialecki

in Diagram for Fire: Miracles and Variation in an American Charismatic Movement

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520294202
eISBN:
9780520967410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294202.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

What are miracles as social phenomena, and what lessons do they have for anthropology? This chapter starts the inquiry into these questions by introducing both the Vineyard, and the wider ... More


Prosperity in African American Religion

Milmon F. Harrison

in Righteous Riches: The Word of Faith Movement in Contemporary African American Religion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195153132
eISBN:
9780199784578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195153138.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter begins with a discussion of the significant role played by African Americans in other religious movements that have synthesized New Thought metaphysics with evangelical, charismatic ... More


Conclusion

Milmon F. Harrison

in Righteous Riches: The Word of Faith Movement in Contemporary African American Religion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195153132
eISBN:
9780199784578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195153138.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This concluding chapter discusses the overall meaning of the Word of Faith Movement and the doctrine that has captivated so many believers. Topics covered include the Faith Message and social class, ... More


Affect: Intensities and Energies in the Charismatic Language, Embodiment, and Genre of a North American Movement

Jon Bialecki

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/9780814772591.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter argues that by concentrating on affect, we can think about language and embodiment together without privileging either term. To demonstrate, the chapter draws on eight years of ... More


Afterword: The Anthropology of Global Pentecostalism and Evangelicalism

Joel Robbins

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/9780814772591.003.0014
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This concluding chapter reflects on the historical trajectory of the anthropology of Christianity and how this book in particular is situated between its history. Once again the chapter delves into ... More


Negotiating the Demands of Membership at Faith Christian Center

Milmon F. Harrison

in Righteous Riches: The Word of Faith Movement in Contemporary African American Religion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195153132
eISBN:
9780199784578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195153138.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the difficult positions faced by some people as they attempt both to live out the teachings of the Faith Message and to serve the needs of the ministry. It discusses four ... More


Living the Faith Message

Milmon F. Harrison

in Righteous Riches: The Word of Faith Movement in Contemporary African American Religion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195153132
eISBN:
9780199784578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195153138.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter continues to focus on the three people introduced in Chapter 1 and presents their stories about how the Word of Faith Movement changed their lives. How members integrate the whole of the ... More


Faith Christian Center

Milmon F. Harrison

in Righteous Riches: The Word of Faith Movement in Contemporary African American Religion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195153132
eISBN:
9780199784578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195153138.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter provides insight on the culture within the movement by focusing on one of the member congregations of the Word of Faith Movement — Faith Christian Center in Sacramento, California. This ... More


The Draw of Religion: Accessibility, Portability, and Promise

Nicolette D. Manglos-Weber

in Joining the Choir: Religious Membership and Social Trust Among Transnational Ghanaians

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190841041
eISBN:
9780190841072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190841041.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Since the 1960s, a certain variety of Charismatic Evangelical Christianity has rapidly been assuming the religious mainstream in Ghana, as in other countries of West Africa and, indeed, around the ... More


Abundant Life: A Charismatic Congregation in Limerick City

Gladys Ganiel

in Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland: Religious Practice in Late Modernity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198745785
eISBN:
9780191808203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745785.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

This chapter presents the findings from a case study of Abundant Life, a multiethnic, multinational, charismatic/Pentecostal congregation in Limerick City. It provides a history of the congregation, ... More


High Science

J. Brent Crosson

in Experiments with Power: Obeah and the Remaking of Religion in Trinidad

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226700649
eISBN:
9780226705514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226705514.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

In this chapter, the long-standing equation of obeah and science in the anglophone Caribbean reframes the story of modernity. The chapter shows how regnant ideas of both science and religion promise ... More


Dialogic Prophecies and Monologic Vision

Jon Bialecki

in The Monologic Imagination

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190652807
eISBN:
9780190652845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190652807.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Depictions of how language and authority are arranged in Pentecostal and charismatic Christianity tend to be organized in one of two seemingly irreconcilable ways. While they may not use this exact ... More


Jesus Centre, Dublin

Gladys Ganiel

in Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland: Religious Practice in Late Modernity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198745785
eISBN:
9780191808203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745785.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

This chapter presents the findings from a case study of Jesus Centre, Dublin, a parish of the charismatic/Pentecostal, Nigerian-based Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG). It includes a history of ... More


Free to Follow the Feeling: Doubt as Material Practice

Monique Scheer

in Enthusiasm: Emotional Practices of Conviction in Modern Germany

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198863595
eISBN:
9780191895975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863595.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History, European Modern History

Chapter 3 argues for the materiality of emotional practice, even when emotion is conceived of as immaterial or “immediate” experience. Emotions are especially important mediators of experience for ... More


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