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: The Many Faces of Evangelical Politics in Latin America

Paul Freston

in Evangelical Christianity and Democracy in Latin America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195174762
eISBN:
9780199851737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174762.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about evangelical politics in Latin America. This book examines the interplay between contemporary religion and democracy at one of its key ... More


 The Civil War: Redeemer President and Warrior Prophet: Abraham Lincoln, William T. Sherman, and Evangelical Protestantism

Wayne Wei‐siang Hsieh

in Prophesies of Godlessness: Predictions of America's Iminent Secularization from the Puritans to Postmodernity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195342536
eISBN:
9780199867042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342536.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the relationship between evangelical Protestantism and the American Civil War through the lives of Abraham Lincoln and William T. Sherman. The jeremiad script of evangelical ... More


American Evangelical Protestantism: Growth and Conflict (1860–1920)

Robert T. Handy

in A History of the Churches in the United States and Canada

Published in print:
1976
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269106
eISBN:
9780191683572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269106.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter provides a discussion on the growth and conflict of American Evangelical Protestantism during 1860–1920. It starts by introducing the Evangelical Protestantism of the Civil War and the ... More


Nativism and Politics

William M. Shea

in The Lion and the Lamb: Evangelicals and Catholics in America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195139860
eISBN:
9780199835232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195139860.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Evangelicalism and nativism have been inextricably linked throughout American history. It is argued that evangelical Protestantism is not nativist; in fact, its theology runs counter to nativism. The ... More


Racial violence and religion in the New South

Ivan Evans

in Cultures of Violence: Lynching and Racial Killing in South Africa and the American South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079047
eISBN:
9781781702208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079047.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter shows that while Evangelical Protestantism in the South did not ‘cause’ lynching, it did, however, establish a cultural predisposition which normalized lynching. Because it left ... More


Introduction: Strangers Below

Joshua Guthman

in Strangers Below: Primitive Baptists and American Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624860
eISBN:
9781469624884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624860.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This introductory chapter briefly explores the emergence of the Primitive Baptist movement between the 1820s and 1850s. Primitive Baptists in the antebellum South struggled not only with missionary ... More


The Second Disestablishment: Church and State in Nineteenth-Century America

Steven Green

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195399677
eISBN:
9780199777150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399677.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

The Second Disestablishment: Church and State in Nineteenth-Century America is a history of the development of church-state law during what may be called the “forgotten century.” ... More


Religion and the Politics of Ethnic Identity in Bahia, Brazil

Stephen Selka

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031712
eISBN:
9780813039572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031712.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Brazilians of African descent draw upon both Christian and African diasporic religions to construct their racial identities in a variety of intriguing ways. Focusing on the Recôncavo region of ... More


Revival in Our Time

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/9780195129076.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The postwar religious revival was much more widespread and general in its scope than could be attributed to the fundamentalist-led evangelical coalition, but its efforts added new active ingredients ... More


Remembering Everyday Religion: Conclusions

Hadley Kruczek-Aaron

in Everyday Religion: An Archaeology of Protestant Belief and Practice in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813061085
eISBN:
9780813051369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061085.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter reviews the implications of the study on our overall understanding of the Second Great Awakening, the antebellum reform experience, and evangelical Protestantism. Moreover, it reiterates ... More


Struggle for the Soul of the Postwar South: White Evangelical Protestants and Operation Dixie

Elizabeth Fones-Wolf and Ken Fones-Wolf

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039034
eISBN:
9780252097003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039034.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1946, the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) undertook Operation Dixie, an initiative to recruit industrial workers in the American South. This book explores the CIO's fraught encounter ... More


Race, Church, City

Jessica M. Barron and Rhys H. Williams

in Urban Church Imagined: Religion, Race, and Authenticity in the City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479877669
eISBN:
9781479802371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479877669.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The introduction first introduces Downtown Church, and presents some of the history of white Evangelical Protestantism and its efforts to engage urban America. Connected to this association with ... More


Introduction

Pyong Gap Min

in Preserving Ethnicity through Religion in America: Korean Protestants and Indian Hindus across Generations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795859
eISBN:
9780814759585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795859.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter sets out the book's two main objectives. The first is to examine the different ways that Indian Hindu and Korean Protestant immigrants in New York preserve their ethnicity ... More


Everyday Religion: An Archaeology of Protestant Belief and Practice in the Nineteenth Century

Kruczek-Aaron Hadley

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813061085
eISBN:
9780813051369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061085.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book questions how religion was lived in nineteenth-century America through a study that weaves together a range of sources, both archaeological and textual. The focus is evangelical ... More


Mercy Gould and the Vicar of Cuckfield: Domestic and Clerical Pleading

David. Cressy

in Travesties and Transgressions in Tudor and Stuart England: Tales of Discord and Dissension

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198207818
eISBN:
9780191677809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207818.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter examines letters written from a deeply divided Sussex community to officials at court between 1578 and 1581. The crisis that began with an unmarried servant's stillbirth or abortion grew ... More


Separate or “Joint Education of the Sexes”?: Religion, Science, and Class in National Debates

Andrea L. Turpin

in A New Moral Vision: Gender, Religion, and the Changing Purposes of American Higher Education, 1837-1917

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704789
eISBN:
9781501706325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704789.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses that almost all colleges, private and public, during the first half of the nineteenth century had seen themselves as serving both church and state, with “church” typically ... More


Introduction

Margaret M. Poloma and John C. Green

in The Assemblies of God: Godly Love and the Revitalization of American Pentecostalism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767832
eISBN:
9780814768396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767832.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter begins with discussion of the emergence of the pentecostal movement. It then describes the Assemblies of God (AG), arguably the best-known of the Pentecostal denominations. ... More


Conclusion

Elizabeth Fones-Wolf and Ken Fones-Wolf

in Struggle for the Soul of the Postwar South: White Evangelical Protestants and Operation Dixie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039034
eISBN:
9780252097003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039034.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This concluding chapter argues that in the end, the Congress of Industrial Organizations' (CIO) Southern Organizing Campaign failed for a number of reasons—employer intransigence, repression by local ... More


Preaching in the Global South

Jason A. Carter

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume V: The Twentieth Century: Themes and Variations in a Global Context

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198702252
eISBN:
9780191838934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198702252.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter describes the importance of indigenous and indigenizing preachers in various parts of the Majority World for the emergence of global Christianity. Indigenous preachers, raised in the ... More


Red Scares and Black Scares

Elizabeth Fones-Wolf and Ken Fones-Wolf

in Struggle for the Soul of the Postwar South: White Evangelical Protestants and Operation Dixie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039034
eISBN:
9780252097003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039034.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores two issues that forced the (CIO) religious cadre to make difficult decisions—racial justice and Communism. The Christian values that drove the Community Relations Department ... More


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