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The Gospel in Evangelical Communities

Ted A. Campbell

in The Gospel in Christian Traditions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195370638
eISBN:
9780199870738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370638.003.005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter 4 discusses how the gospel message has been transmitted in Evangelical churches and communities, which the chapter defines as churches that emphasize the unmediated authority of the Bible, ... More


Sweet, Sweet Song of Salvation: Music and the Jesus People Movement

Larry Eskridge

in God's Forever Family: The Jesus People Movement in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780195326451
eISBN:
9780199344826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326451.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter takes an extended look at one of the most important components of the Jesus movement, the central role that popular youth-based music played in the internal life and appeal of the ... More


“New York Times Best-Selling Author”: Christian Media and the Marketing of Sentiment

Todd M. Brenneman

in Homespun Gospel: The Triumph of Sentimentality in Contemporary American Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199988983
eISBN:
9780199370009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988983.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Marketing has been a part of evangelicalism from the beginning of the movement. Much of contemporary evangelical popular culture, though, is about the creation of brands that have staying power in ... More


A Special Kind of Witness: Andraé Crouch, the Growth of Contemporary Christian Music, and the Politics of Race

Claudrena N. Harold

in When Sunday Comes: Gospel Music in the Soul and Hip-Hop Eras

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043574
eISBN:
9780252052453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043574.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

Through a close examination of Andraé Crouch’s musical contributions, as well as his central role in opening the industry’s doors to other black artists, this chapter details how Crouch altered the ... More


“My Worship Has Been Hijacked”: Forty Years of Worship Wars

Melanie C. Ross

in Evangelical Worship: An American Mosaic

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197530757
eISBN:
9780197530788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197530757.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 1 combines historical research with autoethnographic narrative to contextualize the dramatic musical shifts that have taken place in evangelicalism over the last four decades. In the 1980s ... More


God’s Forever Family: The Long-Term Impact of the Jesus People Movement

Larry Eskridge

in God's Forever Family: The Jesus People Movement in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780195326451
eISBN:
9780199344826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326451.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Although the Jesus People movement lasted only about a decade, this chapter argues that it had a major impact on both the evangelical subculture and the larger American society. The growth of what ... More


When Sunday Comes: Gospel Music in the Soul and Hip-Hop Eras

Claudrena N. Harold

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043574
eISBN:
9780252052453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043574.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

When Sunday Comes charts the explosive growth of the gospel music industry between 1968 and 1994. It contextualizes the genre’s sonic innovations, theological tensions, and political assertions ... More


God's Forever Family: The Jesus People Movement in America

Larry Eskridge

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780195326451
eISBN:
9780199344826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326451.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

A unique combination of the hippie counterculture and evangelical Christianity, the Jesus People movement first appeared amid 1967’s famed Summer of Love in San Francisco and grew like wildfire in ... More


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