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“They Must Have a Different God Than Our God”: Towards a Lived Theology of Black Churchwomen during the United States Civil Rights Movement

AnneMarie Mingo

in Contesting Post-Racialism: Conflicted Churches in the United States and South Africa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462005
eISBN:
9781626745094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462005.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Both prior to and subsequent to the emergence of black liberation-oriented theological constructions in the mid-1960s, few black women were given access to the hallowed halls of academia in the ... More


Conclusion: Prema, Purest Love: Prayojana

Graham M. Schweig

in A Living Theology of Krishna Bhakti: Essential Teachings of A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199796632
eISBN:
9780199950423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796632.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter serves as a conclusion to Goswami's thesis, which he failed to finish before he died. The discussion immediately starts with the nature of prema, or Love, and shows how the concepts of ... More


A Living Theology of Krishna Bhakti: Essential Teachings of A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Tamal Krishna Goswami

Graham M. Schweig (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199796632
eISBN:
9780199950423
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796632.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada (1896–1977), founder of the Hare Krishna Movement, traced his lineage to the fifteenth-century Indian saint Sri Caitanya. He authored more than fifty volumes of ... More


Introduction: Moving between Worlds

Graham M. Schweig

in A Living Theology of Krishna Bhakti: Essential Teachings of A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199796632
eISBN:
9780199950423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796632.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This introductory chapter focuses on a complicated traditional theology that is centered on the divinity of Vishnu, or Krishna. It first discusses the concept of faith, and then introduces Tamal ... More


Krishna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead: Sambandha

Graham M. Schweig

in A Living Theology of Krishna Bhakti: Essential Teachings of A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199796632
eISBN:
9780199950423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796632.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter explores Prabhupada's mahāvākya, which is mainly concerned with Krishna. It compares the ways Prabhupada and his predecessors used the Sanskritic equivalents of the mahāvākya, and then ... More


Lived Theology: New Perspectives on Method, Style, and Pedagogy

Charles Marsh, Peter Slade, and Sarah Azaransky (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190630720
eISBN:
9780190630751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190630720.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

As an academic discipline, theology has often ignored the lived social consequences of its varied convictions. Although there is no shortage of interdisciplinary activity in contemporary theological ... More


Public Discipleship, Constructive Theology, and Grassroots Activism

Jennifer M. McBride

in Lived Theology: New Perspectives on Method, Style, and Pedagogy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190630720
eISBN:
9780190630751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190630720.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Reflecting on her research into the Open Door Community in Atlanta as well as her work as a theological educator in a women’s prison, McBride shows how discipleship precedes scholarship in the ... More


Ethnography in Theology: A Work in Process

Mary McClintock Fulkerson

in Lived Theology: New Perspectives on Method, Style, and Pedagogy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190630720
eISBN:
9780190630751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190630720.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Fulkerson writes of her fieldwork, which took place in an interracial church that includes an intentional commitment to people with disabilities. Using this uniquely dedicated church community as her ... More


Eschatological Memories of Everyday Life

Ted A. Smith

in Lived Theology: New Perspectives on Method, Style, and Pedagogy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190630720
eISBN:
9780190630751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190630720.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Smith reflects on both the bountiful “gifts” and the difficult “temptations” of lived theology through the lens of his experience working as a pastor in two small-membership churches in rural, ... More


Daring to Write Theology without Footnotes

Susan R. Holman

in Lived Theology: New Perspectives on Method, Style, and Pedagogy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190630720
eISBN:
9780190630751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190630720.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Holman reflects on the personal encounters that have arisen from, and formed the basis of, her collaborations and exchanges in the Project on Lived Theology; as a result of her experiences, she ... More


Teaching to Transform: Theological Reflections on the Gifts and Challenges of Service-Learning

Jacqueline A. Bussie

in Lived Theology: New Perspectives on Method, Style, and Pedagogy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190630720
eISBN:
9780190630751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190630720.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter develops a pedagogy of lived theology that includes experiential-learning, service-learning, and organized encounters with lived theologies in the North American religious landscape. The ... More


The Risks and Responsibilities of Lived Theology

Peter Slade

in Lived Theology: New Perspectives on Method, Style, and Pedagogy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190630720
eISBN:
9780190630751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190630720.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Slade contends that any meaningful application of, or approach to, lived theology requires a theological double consciousness, because the scholar must move between the academy and the Church, even ... More


Crossing and Experimentation: Pauli Murray’s Activism as Christian Practice and Lived Theology

Sarah Azaransky

in Lived Theology: New Perspectives on Method, Style, and Pedagogy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190630720
eISBN:
9780190630751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190630720.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Azaransky analyzes the political activism of lawyer, author, and advocate for civil rights and women’s rights Pauli Murray. Azaransky mines her sermons, journals, lectures, published writings, and ... More


Introduction: Sweet Jesus and Unbearable Madness

Ansley L. Quiros

in God with Us: Lived Theology and the Freedom Struggle in Americus, Georgia, 1942-1976

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646763
eISBN:
9781469646787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646763.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter lays out a historiography of the role of religion in the civil rights struggle and introduces the concept of lived theology. It describes the book’s setting in Americus, Georgia and the ... More


Descending into the Ordinary: Lived Theology, War, and the Moral Agency of Civilians

John Kiess

in Lived Theology: New Perspectives on Method, Style, and Pedagogy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190630720
eISBN:
9780190630751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190630720.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Writing from faith communities in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kiess shows how political theology could make a “methodological move into the domain of the everyday” by developing what lies ... More


Lived Theology 101: Exploring the Claim “What We Believe Matters” with Undergraduates

Lori Brandt Hale

in Lived Theology: New Perspectives on Method, Style, and Pedagogy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190630720
eISBN:
9780190630751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190630720.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Reflecting on the experience of teaching Marsh’s God’s Long Summer in the general education curriculum at a church-related liberal arts college, Hale notes that, exploring the claim “what we believe ... More


Doing Theological Ethics with Incompetent Christians: Social Problems and Religious Creativity

Willis Jenkins

in Lived Theology: New Perspectives on Method, Style, and Pedagogy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190630720
eISBN:
9780190630751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190630720.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In this chapter, the author reflects on the deep and pressing challenge of climate change, and Christian responses (or lack thereof) to this crisis. Climate change serves as an example to explore the ... More


Insert Soul Here: Lived Theology as Witness

David Dark

in Lived Theology: New Perspectives on Method, Style, and Pedagogy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190630720
eISBN:
9780190630751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190630720.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Drawing on Ralph Ellison, James Joyce, and W. E. B. Du Bois, David Dark considers lived theology as a way of being more radically attentive to, and appreciative of, the stories and songs that direct ... More


God with Us: Lived Theology and the Freedom Struggle in Americus, Georgia, 1942-1976

Ansley L. Quiros

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646763
eISBN:
9781469646787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646763.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

For many, the struggle over civil rights was not just about lunch counters, waiting rooms, or even access to the vote; it was also about Christian theology. Since both activists and segregationists ... More


Disfigurations of Christian Identity: Performing Identity as Theological Method

Willie James Jennings

in Lived Theology: New Perspectives on Method, Style, and Pedagogy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190630720
eISBN:
9780190630751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190630720.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In this deeply courageous and haunting analysis of the state of modern theology, Jennings traces the roots of academic theology’s scholarly disfigurations back to the imposition of, or translation of ... More


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