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 A Different Kind of Prophet

Angela M. Lahr

in Millennial Dreams and Apocalyptic Nightmares: The Cold War Origins of Political Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195314489
eISBN:
9780199872077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314489.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Whereas evangelicals in the early Cold War were able to better integrate into the dominant culture, the United States became more and more divided in the aftermath of the civil rights movement and ... More


The Christian Left

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/9780199730803.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Progressives have always been animated by the myth of equality and community and therefore see history as an ongoing struggle to realize these ideals. The key word in the progressive lexicon is ... 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


Left, Right, Born Again

Steven P. Miller

in The Age of Evangelicalism: America's Born-Again Years

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199777952
eISBN:
9780199362615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777952.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

During the evangelical Seventies, born-again politics flourished—most famously in the presidential campaign of Jimmy Carter. Yet Carter was just one of many evangelical political stories in the ... More


Hope for a Change

Steven P. Miller

in The Age of Evangelicalism: America's Born-Again Years

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199777952
eISBN:
9780199362615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777952.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The evangelical left experienced a second coming in the mid-2000s. Founding leaders of the 1970s evangelical left, such as Jim Wallis, gained renewed influence as Democrats struggled to counteract ... More


Between Hope and Despair: Obama and Evangelical Politics

Steven P. Miller

in Faith in the New Millennium: The Future of Religion and American Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199372690
eISBN:
9780199372737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372690.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the significance of the Obama phenomenon—both Barack Obama’s rise to power and his tenure in office—for the place of evangelicalism in recent American politics since the 2008 ... More


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