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Church Established

STEVE BRUCE

in Paisley: Religion and Politics in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199281022
eISBN:
9780191712760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281022.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter details the growth of the Free Presbyterian Church of Ulster in Northern Ireland (and its international expansion) and its development of schools, missionary work, and theological ... More


The Philadelphia Church of Christ

David Harrington Watt

in Bible-Carrying Christians: Conservative Protestants and Social Power

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195068344
eISBN:
9780199834822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195068343.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Philadelphia Church of Christ, a congregation associated with a movement called the International Churches of Christ, put a great deal of emphasis on the importance of rapid church growth. The ... More


Conclusion: Edwards’s Relevance Today

Gerald R. McDermott

in Understanding Jonathan Edwards: An Introduction to America's Theologian

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195373431
eISBN:
9780199871681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373431.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses Edwards’s relevance to issues today. It argues that Chapter 3 on revival calls into question some of the church’s strategies for growth today; Chapter 11 on literature ... More


Learning from the Master: Carlos Annacondia and the Standardization of Pentecostal Practices in and beyond Argentina

Matthew Marostica

in Global Pentecostal and Charismatic Healing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195393408
eISBN:
9780199894390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393408.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Divine healing and liberación (liberation or deliverance) became the primary tool for evangelization and church growth in Pentecostal and evangelical Protestant churches in Argentina between 1985 and ... More


Megachurches in Asia and the Dissenting Movement: The Case of Yoido Full Gospel Church

Wonsuk Ma

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume IV: The Twentieth Century: Traditions in a Global Context

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199684045
eISBN:
9780191838927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199684045.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This study examines whether Asian megachurches hold any theological and conceptual dissenting elements, historically shaped in Europe. The Yoido Full Gospel Church is used as a case study due to its ... More


State Regulation, Church Growth, and Textual Profusion

Chloë Starr

in Chinese Theology: Text and Context

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300204216
eISBN:
9780300224931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204216.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The great growth in the Chinese church and what this might mean for a future China has been the source of much recent media debate as the world has begun to catch up with the development of Chinese ... More


The Salve of Divine Healing: Essential Rituals for Survival among Working-Class Pentecostals in Bogotá, Colombia

Rebecca Pierce Bomann

in Global Pentecostal and Charismatic Healing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195393408
eISBN:
9780199894390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393408.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter assesses the powerful role of healing in the lives of marginalized, lower working-class pentecostal believers in the barrio of Nuevo Progreso, on the outskirts of Bogotá, Colombia, in ... More


Evangelicalism Takes Off in South Korea, 1953–1988

Timothy S. Lee

in Born Again: Evangelicalism in Korea

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833756
eISBN:
9780824870799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833756.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter focuses on a series of massive evangelistic campaigns that took place in the South between 1953 and 1988. Korean evangelicalism underwent remarkable growth during this period. In 1950 it ... More


Linguistic Locality and the Anti-Institutionalism of Evangelical Christianity: The Summer Institute of Linguistics

Courtney Handman

in Critical Christianity: Translation and Denominational Conflict in Papua New Guinea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520283756
eISBN:
9780520959514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283756.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter is a broad introduction to the work of SIL International, formerly known as the Summer Institute of Linguistics, an organization with over five thousand members working in hundreds of ... More


Introduction: The Pursuit of Religious, Racial, and Social Unity in an Early Republic Metropolis

Kyle T. Bulthuis

in Four Steeples over the City Streets: Religion and Society in New York's Early Republic Congregations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479814275
eISBN:
9781479894178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479814275.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This introductory chapter outlines the specific points of study to be undergone in further detail in the latter parts of this book, which can be more broadly termed as the urban impact within church ... More


We Gather Together

Neil J. Young

in We Gather Together: The Religious Right and the Problem of Interfaith Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199738984
eISBN:
9780190262341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738984.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The 1970s witnessed the explosive growth of conservative churches, culminating with 1976 being named “The Year of the Evangelical.” Evangelicalism’s vibrancy and visibility also exposed divisions ... More


Protestantism Comes East: The Case of Korea

Sung-Deuk Oak

in Protestantism after 500 Years

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190264789
eISBN:
9780190264819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264789.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter offers a specific example of the globalization of Protestantism by examining missionary efforts in Korea beginning in the nineteenth century, as well as the state of Protestantism there ... More


Becoming

Sally K. Gallagher

in Getting to Church: Narratives of Gender and Joining

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190239671
eISBN:
9780190239701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190239671.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 3 explores how people become members at each of these congregations. We examine both the process through which prospective members join and clergy ideas regarding the appropriate content, ... More


Institutions and God’s Agents

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/9780520294202.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter starts by questioning any account that would see the Vineyards mere epiphenomenon. It then asks whether, despite its constituent heterogeneity, the Vineyard is held together by either ... More


Of Tremor and Transition: Crisis and the Origins of Southern Clericalism

Joseph Locke

in Making the Bible Belt: Texas Prohibitionists and the Politicization of Southern Religion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190216283
eISBN:
9780190216313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190216283.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, History of Religion

At the turn of the twentieth century, a “New South” of industry, cities, and commerce promised to modernize the American South. Amid much regional change, southern evangelicals commonly comprehended ... More


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