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 Foundations for Democracy in Zimbabwean Evangelical Christianity

Terence O. Ranger and Isabel Mukonyora

in Evangelical Christianity and Democracy in Africa

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195174779
eISBN:
9780199871858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174779.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter examines the broad range of ideas and groups associated with evangelical faith and how they shape attitudes to politics and promote active participation in the quest for democracy in ... More


Introduction

Lydia Bean

in The Politics of Evangelical Identity: Local Churches and Partisan Divides in the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161303
eISBN:
9781400852611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161303.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This introductory chapter presents a new perspective on how white evangelical Christians have become an important constituency for the Republican Party in the United States. Sociologist Robert ... More


The Persecuted Body: Evangelical Internationalism, Islam, and the Politics of Fear

Melani Mcalister

in Facing Fear: The History of an Emotion in Global Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153599
eISBN:
9781400845248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153599.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the politics of fear underlying the antipersecution discourse that revolved around evangelical Christians at the turn of the twenty-first century. A video made by the U.S.-based ... More


Evangelicals and Israel: The Story of American Christian Zionism

Stephen Spector

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195368024
eISBN:
9780199867646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368024.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Judaism

Most observers attribute evangelical Christians’ bedrock support for Israel to the apocalyptic belief that the Jews must return to Israel as a precondition for Christ’s Second Coming. But the actual ... More


Evangelicals, Economic Conservatism, and National Identity

Lydia Bean

in The Politics of Evangelical Identity: Local Churches and Partisan Divides in the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161303
eISBN:
9781400852611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161303.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter examines the claim that evangelical Christians are predisposed toward economic conservatism because of their individualistic theology. In the United States, white evangelicals are more ... More


The Boundaries of Political Diversity in Two U.S. Congregations

Lydia Bean

in The Politics of Evangelical Identity: Local Churches and Partisan Divides in the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161303
eISBN:
9781400852611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161303.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter finds that a broad set of laypeople serve as opinion leaders, helping their less politically engaged peers to link evangelical identity to conservative politics. Local opinion leaders ... More


“Scarcely Less Bloody than Lascivious”

Brian K. Pennington

in Was Hinduism Invented?: Britons, Indians, and the Colonial Construction of Religion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195166552
eISBN:
9780199835690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195166558.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Nineteenth-century British missionaries to India such as William Carey and William Ward of Serampore, and army chaplain Claudius Buchanan helped construct the idea of a conceptual and ritual core to ... More


Making Chastity Sexy: The Rhetoric of Evangelical Abstinence Campaigns

Christine J. Gardner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520267275
eISBN:
9780520950559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267275.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Even though they are immersed in sex-saturated society, millions of teens are pledging to remain virgins until their wedding night. How are evangelical Christians persuading young people to wait ... More


Abstinence, AIDS, and Evangelicals: An Introduction

Christine J. Gardner

in Making Chastity Sexy: The Rhetoric of Evangelical Abstinence Campaigns

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520267275
eISBN:
9780520950559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267275.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book aims to describe in detail how virginity pledge events, such as those in evangelical sexual abstinence campaigns, are persuading ... More


Moral Ambition: Mobilization and Social Outreach in Evangelical Megachurches

Omri Elisha

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267503
eISBN:
9780520950542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267503.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This ethnography examines the hopes, frustrations, and activist strategies of American evangelical Christians as they engage socially with local communities. Focusing on two Tennessee megachurches, ... More


Representing Red and Blue: How the Culture Wars Change the Way Citizens Speak and Politicians Listen

David C. Barker and Christopher Jan Carman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199796564
eISBN:
9780199979714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796564.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book argues that to understand how representation works in the United States, we need understand the demand side of the representational relationship. Citizens, the book proposes, have a sense ... More


Introduction

Yaakov Ariel

in An Unusual Relationship: Evangelical Christians and Jews

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770689
eISBN:
9780814762936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770689.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter presents the book's aim of exploring the broad range of evangelical interest in the Jews and evangelical efforts to influence the course of Jewish history, as well as the ... More


An Unusual Relationship: Evangelical Christians and Jews

Yaakov Ariel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770689
eISBN:
9780814762936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770689.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

It is generally accepted that Jews and evangelical Christians have little in common. Yet special alliances developed between the two groups in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Evangelicals ... More


The Evangelical Messianic Faith and the Jews

Yaakov Ariel

in An Unusual Relationship: Evangelical Christians and Jews

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770689
eISBN:
9780814762936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770689.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the messianic faith that served as the theological basis for, and the driving force behind, the evangelicals' relationships with the Jews. For the most part, evangelical ... More


Ordering Souls without Intolerance – Towards a Constrained Presumption for Educational Accommodation

Monica Mookherjee

in Women's Rights as Multicultural Claims: Reconfiguring Gender and Diversity in Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632794
eISBN:
9780748652556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632794.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter advocates a search for compromises between educators and parents to offset the burdens imposed by apparently neutral education for citizenship. It considers the anti-accommodationist ... More


Evangelical Christians and the Building of the Temple

Yaakov Ariel

in An Unusual Relationship: Evangelical Christians and Jews

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770689
eISBN:
9780814762936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770689.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the cooperation that has developed between evangelicals and Jews around the prospect of rebuilding the Temple. Many premillennialist evangelicals, especially since the 1980s, ... More


Evangelicals and Jewish Restoration

Yaakov Ariel

in An Unusual Relationship: Evangelical Christians and Jews

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770689
eISBN:
9780814762936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770689.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the evangelical initiatives for the restoration of the Jews to Palestine and the building of a Jewish commonwealth there, as well as the relationships that developed between ... More


Donald Wildmon, the American Family Association, and the Theology of Media Activism

Ted Ownby

in Politics and Religion in the White South

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123639
eISBN:
9780813134758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123639.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the theology behind the media activism of Donald Wildmon, founder of the American Family Association (AFA). It aims to explain how Wildmon understand religion and its ... More


Striking a Balance: Christianity and the Challenges of Long-Term Human Security in Zimbabwe

Gladys Ganiel

in Religion and Human Security: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199827732
eISBN:
9780199950553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827732.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

African evangelical/Pentecostal/charismatic (EPC) Christians—previously dismissed by scholars as apolitical—are becoming increasingly active socially and politically. This chapter presents a case ... More


The Overlooked Organizational Basis of Trump’s 2016 Victory

Michael Zoorob and Theda Skocpol

in Upending American Politics: Polarizing Parties, Ideological Elites, and Citizen Activists from the Tea Party to the Anti-Trump Resistance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190083526
eISBN:
9780190083564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190083526.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Conventional wisdom claims that the Trump 2016 campaign was “disorganized,” but this judgment overlooks bargains with leaders of preexisting federated networks connected to millions of voters in ... More


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