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Redemption as Deliverance from Evil

Gerald SJ O'Collins

in Jesus Our Redeemer: A Christian Approach to Salvation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199203130
eISBN:
9780191707742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203130.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter explores a theme repeatedly found in the biblical and liturgical sources and featuring centrally in modern theologies of liberation: redemption as deliverance. Reasons are given for the ... More


Virtue, Luck, and Credit

Ernest Sosa

in A Virtue Epistemology: Apt Belief and Reflective Knowledge, Volume I

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199297023
eISBN:
9780191711411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297023.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter presents a more developed defence of the account of knowledge than that offered in Chapter 2, which exploits the animal/reflective distinction towards solving traditional sceptical ... More


A View of Ghana's New Christianity

Paul Gifford

in The Changing Face of Christianity: Africa, the West, and the World

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195177282
eISBN:
9780199835812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195177282.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter observes and interprets new forms of independent Pentecostal Christianity emerging in Ghana, West Africa. The new churches emphasize faith healing, a prosperity gospel, and deliverance ... More


From Deliverance to Cyberspace: The Continuing Relevance of “Hillbilly” in Contemporary America

Anthony Harkins

in Hillbilly: A Cultural History of an American Icon

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195189506
eISBN:
9780199788835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189506.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This final chapter examines the continuing importance of the hillbilly conception in the American imagination. By the late 20th century, the image's former prominence had indisputably waned — a ... More


Global Pentecostal and Charismatic Healing

Candy Gunther Brown

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195393408
eISBN:
9780199894390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393408.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This book explains why Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity is a rapidly growing global phenomenon. Although often caricatured and reduced to speaking in tongues (glossolalia), prosperity, or ... More


Material Salvation: Healing, Deliverance, and “Breakthrough” in African Migrant Churches in Germany

Claudia Währisch-Oblau

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/9780195393408.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Migrants from West and Central Africa, mostly Ghana and Nigeria, arrived in Germany in the 1980s. Migrant pentecostal churches are missionary bridgeheads with evangelistic calling, or reverse ... More


Exorcising the Demons of Deprivation: Divine Healing and Conversion in Brazilian Pentecostalism

R. Andrew Chesnut

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/9780195393408.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Divine healing, more than glossolalia, is the most universal gift of the Spirit in Latin American pentecostalism. Less than half of pentecostal informants in Belém, Pará, Brazil, regularly spoke in ... 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


A Window on the World

Joen A. Carpenter

in Revive Us Again: The Reawakening of American Fundamentalism

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195129076
eISBN:
9780199853274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195129076.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The “meaning” with which fundamentalists invested their lives has been colored with distinctive views of history, the church, current affairs, and the future. Fundamentalism's world view has been ... More


New Life in the Assisted-Death Debate: Scheduled Drugs versus NuTech

Margaret Pabst Battin

in Ending Life: Ethics and the Way We Die

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195140279
eISBN:
9780199850280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140279.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In the years since Dr. Jack Kevorkian went to jail, public involvement with the issues of physician-assisted suicide and voluntary active euthanasia may seem to have subsided in the United States. ... More


Signs of Blood: Redemption Songs and “American” Poetry beyond Borders

Monique-Adelle Callahan

in Between the Lines: Literary Transnationalism and African American Poetics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199743063
eISBN:
9780199895021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743063.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines the role of women of African descent in the poetic re-imagining of the post-abolition “Americas” through a close, comparative analysis of Frances Harper and Cristina Ayala. ... More


Film

Christopher Gair

in The American Counterculture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619887
eISBN:
9780748671137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619887.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the concluding chapter, the focus remains on Hollywood representations of the counterculture. The chapter suggests, however, that from the mid-1960s, many counterculture-inflected actors, ... More


City to Country, circa 1967–1970

Emily Satterwhite

in Dear Appalachia: Readers, Identity, and Popular Fiction since 1878

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813130101
eISBN:
9780813135854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130101.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 4 demonstrates the ways that best-selling Appalachian-set fiction in the Vietnam era produced the region as authentic, promoted regional identity, and trained high middlebrow readers to ... More


Exodus and Liberation: Deliverance Politics from John Calvin to Martin Luther King Jr.

John Coffey

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199334223
eISBN:
9780199369393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199334223.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, Political History

Exodus and Liberation is a groundbreaking study of Protestant “deliverance politics” from the Reformation to the civil rights movement. It presents a new account of how the Bible’s ... More


Funerals and the Disposal of Human Remains

Norman Doe

in The Legal Framework of the Church of England: A Critical Study in a Comparative Context

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262206
eISBN:
9780191682315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262206.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The disposal of human remains is regulated by a complicated tangle of state-made and church-made law. The law of the Church of England generally treats the disposal of corpses and cremated remains in ... More


Midcentury Transitions

Joseph W. Williams

in Spirit Cure: A History of Pentecostal Healing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765676
eISBN:
9780199315871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765676.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter highlights the dramatic changes at work in pentecostal healing by the mid-twentieth century. Due in large part to the growing prestige of orthodox medicine, as well as the improved ... More


Come unto me all ye that labour and are heavy laden: First Church of Deliverance and Its Media Ministry

Kymberly N. Pinder

in Painting the Gospel: Black Public Art and Religion in Chicago

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039928
eISBN:
9780252098086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039928.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

This chapter examines Frederick D. Jones's murals that form a central part of the media ministry of the First Church of Deliverance (FCOD). FCOD's charismatic founder Clarence Henry Cobbs was the ... More


Health

Kate Bowler

in Blessed: A History of the American Prosperity Gospel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199827695
eISBN:
9780199345342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827695.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes how the prosperity gospel resolved the persistent tension between differing attitudes to modern medicine and divine healing. Led by Oral Roberts and his City of Faith medical ... More


The Body, Tongues, Healing, and Deliverance

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/9780520294202.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter transitions from language to concerns about embodiment and bodily boundaries, as it ethnographically depicts and addresses speaking in tongues (also known as glossolalia), healing, and ... More


Introduction

Robert M. Marovich

in A City Called Heaven: Chicago and the Birth of Gospel Music

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039102
eISBN:
9780252097089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039102.003.0018
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book examines the development of gospel music in Chicago during its first five decades, from pioneers such as Thomas A. Dorsey and Sallie Martin to the start of the contemporary gospel era of ... More


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