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Keys to First Corinthians: Revisiting the Major Issues

Jerome Murphy-O'Connor

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199564156
eISBN:
9780191721281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564156.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book brings together sixteen originally independent articles dealing with various aspects of 1 Corinthians and published between 1976 and 1993. As the series develops there are more frequent ... More


Concluding Observations

Jeanne Halgren Kilde

in Sacred Power, Sacred Space: An Introduction to Christian Architecture and Worship

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195314694
eISBN:
9780199851867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314694.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the dynamism of church buildings. The result has confirmed that Christian space is a dynamic and powerful space and that in order to understand ... 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


Visible and Voluble: Protestant House-Church Writings in the Twenty-First Century

Chloë Starr

in Chinese Theology: Text and Context

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300204216
eISBN:
9780300224931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204216.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The growth of unregistered churches, which now surpass state churches in number, is one of the remarkable stories of modern China. This chapter presents an initial survey of the writings of three ... More


Authoritarian Containment: Public Security Bureaus and Protestant House Churches in Urban China

Marie-Eve Reny

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190698089
eISBN:
9780190698126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190698089.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Since the early years of the People’s Republic of China, the Chinese state has sought to regulate the practice of religion. The institutions it created for that purpose were meant to ensure that ... More


Protestant House Churches: From Legal Exclusion to Religious Repression

Zhaohui Hong

in The Price of China's Economic Development: Power, Capital, and the Poverty of Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813161150
eISBN:
9780813161181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161150.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter 7 pays particular attention to the poverty of rights of the Protestant house churches in their quest for religious freedom since 1999. The Protestant house churches can be defined as those ... More


State Regulation, Church Growth, and Textual Profusion

Chloë Starr

in Chinese Theology: Text and Context

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300204216
eISBN:
9780300224931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204216.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The great growth in the Chinese church and what this might mean for a future China has been the source of much recent media debate as the world has begun to catch up with the development of Chinese ... More


Saints, Setting, and Context

Mary M. Schaefer

in Women in Pastoral Office: The Story of Santa Prassede, Rome

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199977628
eISBN:
9780199369935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977628.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

3–5 sentences, or around 120 words and no more than 200 words Chapter one recounts the popular hagiographical story of two sisters, Praxedes and Pudentiana (Potentiana) and three ... 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


The Red, Black, and Gray Markets of Religion

Fenggang Yang

in Religion in China: Survival and Revival under Communist Rule

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199735655
eISBN:
9780199918591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735655.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter Five articulates the “triple-market model” of religion in China: there is a red market of religion that comprises legal religious organizations, believers, and activities, a black market of ... More


Protestant Christianity in Reform-Era China: Realities and Representations

David Ownby

in Encountering Modernity: Christianity in East Asia and Asian America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839475
eISBN:
9780824869731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839475.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the intersection between nationalism, religion, and politics by documenting the revival of Protestant Christianity in post-Mao China. In particular, it looks at the House Church ... More


Conclusion

Marie-Eve Reny

in Authoritarian Containment: Public Security Bureaus and Protestant House Churches in Urban China

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190698089
eISBN:
9780190698126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190698089.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter summarizes the argument of the book. It also puts Chinese and comparative cases into perspective. It delves into the way containment sustains authoritarian rule not only in China, but ... More


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