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 Response of the Church and the Theological Academy to FAW

David W. Miller

in God at Work: The History and Promise of the Faith at Work Movement

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195314809
eISBN:
9780199785278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314809.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores what the faith at work movement offers its participants, focusing on the inadequate response by the church and the academy to the questions and issues surrounding the ... More


 Faith at Work as a Social Movement

David W. Miller

in God at Work: The History and Promise of the Faith at Work Movement

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195314809
eISBN:
9780199785278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314809.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the FAW movement, analyzing its member profiles and modes of expression, using theological and sociological categories. It draws on a wide range of primary sources, including ... More


 “Faith at Work”?

David W. Miller

in God at Work: The History and Promise of the Faith at Work Movement

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195314809
eISBN:
9780199785278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314809.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter introduces the Faith at Work movement and defines some key terms. It cites the church's failure to address the growing need felt by businesspeople to integrate their faith and their ... More


 The Faith at Work Era (c. 1985–Present)

David W. Miller

in God at Work: The History and Promise of the Faith at Work Movement

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195314809
eISBN:
9780199785278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314809.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes and analyzes the third and current wave of the Faith at Work (FAW) movement. The FAW era emerged as social and ecclesiastical conditions in the mid-1980s sapped the Ministry of ... More


Introduction

David W. Miller

in God at Work: The History and Promise of the Faith at Work Movement

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195314809
eISBN:
9780199785278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314809.003.intro
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the growth of the Faith at Work movement (FAW). The movement refers to the rising numbers of businesspeople, from all levels, who are ... More


 The Social Gospel Era (c. 1890s–1945)

David W. Miller

in God at Work: The History and Promise of the Faith at Work Movement

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195314809
eISBN:
9780199785278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314809.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the first wave of the faith at work movement (FAW). Three broad streams of FAW activity developed whose vestiges are still seen today: (a) the Social Gospel, (b) ... More


 The Ministry of the Laity Era (c. 1946–1985)

David W. Miller

in God at Work: The History and Promise of the Faith at Work Movement

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195314809
eISBN:
9780199785278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314809.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the emergence of the Ministry of Laity era. As the Social Gospel era of the FAW movement receded, ending with World War II, it was soon refueled through the midcentury ... More


Shifting Conceptions of Heaven from the Roaring Twenties to the Fabulous Fifties

Gary Scott Smith

in Heaven in the American Imagination

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199738953
eISBN:
9780199897346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738953.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The most popular views of heaven during these four decades reflected the nation's increased religious diversity. Heavenly recognition, implementing heavenly principles in this world, adopting a ... More


Is There a Place for Religion in the Workplace?

Raymond F. Gregory

in Encountering Religion in the Workplace: The Legal Rights and Responsibilities of Workers and Employers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449543
eISBN:
9780801460746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449543.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter considers whether religion has a place in the American workplace. It is often argued that the presence of religion in the office and other work areas creates conflict and division and ... More


Christianity and World Order

John Finnis

in Religion and Public Reasons: Collected Essays Volume V

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580095
eISBN:
9780191729416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580095.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Reflections of E. R. Norman's Reith Lectures, Christianity and the World Order, this chapter is a further reflection on the way human action is significant in the building up of the heavenly kingdom. ... More


The Making of Working-Class Religion

Matthew Pehl

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040429
eISBN:
9780252098840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040429.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Religion has played a protean role in the lives of America's workers. This innovative volume focuses on Detroit to examine the religious consciousness constructed by the city's working-class ... More


The Postmodern Corporation

Ronald J. Colombo

in The First Amendment and the Business Corporation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199335671
eISBN:
9780199361915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335671.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Company and Commercial Law

Chapter 3 introduces the postmodern corporation, a recent addition to the corporate landscape. Whereas the modern corporation is characterized primarily by the drive to maximize shareholder profits, ... More


The Second Battle of the Church Struggle

Michael P. DeJonge

in Bonhoeffer on Resistance: The Word Against the Wheel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198824176
eISBN:
9780191863264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824176.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter makes the transition to the second phase of Bonhoeffer’s resistance, which begins in earnest in 1935 as he begins leading a Confessing Church seminary. Although this middle period of his ... More


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