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 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


Epilogue: Separating the Ewes from the Rams; or, Seeing through a New Lens

Karin E. Gedge

in Without Benefit of Clergy: Women and the Pastoral Relationship in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195130201
eISBN:
9780199835157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130200.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Gedge asks scholars to reject the “feminization” paradigm for understanding women’s role in the nineteenth-century American Protestant church. In its stead, she proposes a “great” or masculine ... More


Twelve Gates to the City

Andrew Billingsley

in Mighty Like a River: The Black Church and Social Reform

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195161793
eISBN:
9780199849512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161793.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes 12 great black urban churches with outstanding programs on a scale grand enough to make their cities more livable. That is, they have used their financial resources to ... More


Introduction

Graham Neville

in Radical Churchman: Edward Lee Hicks and the New Liberalism

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269779
eISBN:
9780191683794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269779.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter concentrates on the story of a particular churchman who was deeply influenced by Ruskin. It offers a fresh slant on a process which has been described from other angles, the stirring of ... More


Liberal Piety, Social Reform, and the Institutional Church

Matthew Bowman

in The Urban Pulpit: New York City and the Fate of Liberal Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199977604
eISBN:
9780199363926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977604.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Emerging from sources as diverse as Briggs’s scriptural theology, the aesthetics of the nineteenth century romantic movement and the pulpit theology of pastors like Horace Bushnell and Henry Ward ... More


The Social Gospel

Peter W. Williams

in Religion, Art, and Money: Episcopalians and American Culture from the Civil War to the Great Depression

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469626970
eISBN:
9781469628134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626970.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Within the Episcopal Church—unlike some other denominations—there was considerable room for argument on matters of social and economic issues as well as those of “churchmanship.” During this era, ... More


Ballyboden Parish Pastoral Council

Gladys Ganiel

in Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland: Religious Practice in Late Modernity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198745785
eISBN:
9780191808203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745785.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

This chapter presents the findings from a case study of the Parish Pastoral Council (PPC) in Ballyboden, Dublin. It includes a history of the parish and its PPC, and explains how the PPC is an ... More


Revolution and Counterrevolution in Chile

Paul E. Sigmund

in Liberation Theology at the Crossroads: Democracy or Revolution?

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195072747
eISBN:
9780199854790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195072747.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses its attention on the Chilean Revolution. During a time of ongoing political change, a group of eighty priests, with Gustavo Gutierrez included, launched a new church radicalism ... More


“My Own Salvation”: The Christian Century and Psychology's Secularizing of American Protestantism

Keith G. Meador

in The Secular Revolution: Power, Interests, and Conflict in the Secularization of American Public Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520230002
eISBN:
9780520936706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230002.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Protestant theology views the Christian life through two distinct lenses: one focused on the life and history of the institutional church, the other on the individual's personal experience. This ... More


An Anglican British world: The Church of England and the expansion of the settler empire, c. 1790-1860

Joseph Hardwick

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719087226
eISBN:
9781781707845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087226.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

When members of that oft-maligned institution, the Anglican Church – the 'Tory Party at prayer' – encountered the far-flung settler empire, they found it a strange and intimidating place. ... More


Strangers in Our Midst: Catholics in Rural America

Jeffrey Marlett

in Roman Catholicism in the United States: A Thematic History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282760
eISBN:
9780823286263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282760.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses the history of Catholics in the rural United States, which engages three narrative strands. The role of the institutional church—its schools, churches, monasteries, and ... More


The Stories We Tell

Kate Henley Averett

in More than a Monologue: Sexual Diversity and the Catholic Church: Voices of Our Times

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256570
eISBN:
9780823261369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256570.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter reflects on stories—those that we are told about life and those that our lives actually tell. The chapter traces a personal story, recalling a family, childhood, education, and youth ... More


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