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Old Cultural Wineskins

James Davison Hunter

in To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity Today

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199730803
eISBN:
9780199777082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730803.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

If sincerity were the same thing as faithfulness, then all would be well, for Christians, as a rule, are nothing if not sincere—not least in their desire to be “faithful in their own generation.” ... More


Emerging Evangelicals: Faith, Modernity, and the Desire for Authenticity

James S. Bielo

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789544
eISBN:
9780814723234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789544.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Emerging Church movement developed in the mid-1990s among primarily white, urban, middle-class pastors and laity who were disenchanted with America's conservative Evangelical sub-culture. It is a ... More


Introduction

Matthew Engelke

in God's Agents: Biblical Publicity in Contemporary England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520280465
eISBN:
9780520957107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520280465.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

The introduction provides background information on the founding and history of the British and Foreign Bible Society, as well as why, from the 1990s onward, staff at the society began to recognize ... More


Introduction: Conceptualizing Emerging Evangelicalism

James S. Bielo

in Emerging Evangelicals: Faith, Modernity, and the Desire for Authenticity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789544
eISBN:
9780814723234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789544.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book explores how some American Evangelicals are consuming and enacting knowledge produced as part of the Emerging Church movement. Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork, it shows that Emerging ... More


Neo-Monasticism and the Field of American Evangelicalism

Wes Markofski

in New Monasticism and the Transformation of American Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190236496
eISBN:
9780190236519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190236496.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 3 offers a field-analytic examination of neo-monasticism’s relation to contemporary American evangelicalism. After briefly explaining field theory and defining its key analytic concepts, ... More


The Deconstructed Church: Understanding Emerging Christianity

Gerardo Marti and Gladys Ganiel

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199959884
eISBN:
9780199375004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199959884.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Emerging Church Movement (ECM) is a creative, entrepreneurial, religious movement that strives to achieve social legitimacy and spiritual vitality by actively disassociating from its roots in ... More


Understanding Emerging Christianity

Gerardo Marti and Gladys Ganiel

in The Deconstructed Church: Understanding Emerging Christianity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199959884
eISBN:
9780199375004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199959884.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Emerging Church Movement (ECM) is best understood as an intriguing reshaping of religious imperatives and the efforts to put them into practice. The book not only synthesizes the broader argument ... More


A New Kind of Christian: Brian McLaren and the Emerging Church

Shayne Lee and Phillip Luke Sinitiere

in Holy Mavericks: Evangelical Innovators and the Spiritual Marketplace

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752340
eISBN:
9780814753453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752340.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores how Brian McLaren attracts many followers by challenging evangelicalism. McLaren is a pastor, best-selling author, ministry consultant, and influential leader in a rapidly ... More


Into the Future

Patricia Appelbaum

in St. Francis of America: How a Thirteenth-Century Friar Became America's Most Popular Saint

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623740
eISBN:
9781469624990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623740.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter looks at the late twentieth and early twenty-first century. Although any assessment of recent history is necessarily tentative, three trends seem likely to continue. The first is the ... More


The Tribes and Their Comparative Strengths

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/9780190073510.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 3 identifies and details the other tribes of American Evangelicalism against which the Reformed resurgence is said to be resurging. These are mainstream American Evangelicalism, ... More


Stories of Deconversion

James S. Bielo

in Emerging Evangelicals: Faith, Modernity, and the Desire for Authenticity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789544
eISBN:
9780814723234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789544.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines how the narrative of deconversion is employed by Emerging Evangelicals as a kind of storytelling to present their sense of Christian self. It considers the role of desiring ... More


“FORMED” Emerging Evangelicals Navigate Two Transformations

James S. Bielo

in The New Evangelical Social Engagement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199329533
eISBN:
9780199369379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199329533.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores how the question of a new evangelical social engagement articulates with the Emerging Church movement. Using the example of Emerging evangelicals in Cincinnati, Ohio and their ... More


Finding the Church’s Voice: Contemporary Worship as Musical Positioning in a Nashville Church Congregation

Monique M. Ingalls

in Singing the Congregation: How Contemporary Worship Music Forms Evangelical Community

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190499631
eISBN:
9780190499679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190499631.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

Chapter 3 provides a detailed ethnographic portrait of music in a local church congregation in which contemporary worship music serves an important—and often strategic—means of positioning. Examining ... More


Space, Multiplicity, and De/Reconstructing Resonance

Mark Porter

in Ecologies of Resonance in Christian Musicking

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780197534106
eISBN:
9780197534137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197534106.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Congregational singing has become problematized within the emerging-church movement. This movement is a self-consciously postmodern expression of Christianity that brings into question not only ideas ... More


Conclusion: Dialogic Evangelicalism

James S. Bielo

in Emerging Evangelicals: Faith, Modernity, and the Desire for Authenticity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789544
eISBN:
9780814723234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789544.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This concluding chapter proposes a dialogic approach to understanding Christianity. It begins by describing a twelve-month spiritual formation program called “FORMED,” developed by Emerging ... More


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