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The Challenge of Ecumenical Advocacy: Interfaith Impact for Justice and Peace

in Public Pulpits: Methodists and Mainline Churches in the Moral Argument of Public Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226804743
eISBN:
9780226804767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226804767.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The rise and fall of Interfaith Impact for Justice and Peace from 1975 to 1995 offers a telling example of the conflict between two models of the public church in mainline Protestantism within its ... More


Members of One Body: The Churches and the National Council of Churches

in Public Pulpits: Methodists and Mainline Churches in the Moral Argument of Public Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226804743
eISBN:
9780226804767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226804767.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

How can the churches be the Church? That central question remains pressing for the mainline Protestant churches in American public life. This sharpened in the wake of Interfaith Impact for Justice ... More


Public Pulpits: Methodists and Mainline Churches in the Moral Argument of Public Life

Steven M. Tipton

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226804743
eISBN:
9780226804767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226804767.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Since the 2000 presidential election, debate over the role of religion in public life has followed a narrow course as pundits and politicians alike have focused on the influence wielded by ... More


History and Mainline Protestants: The United Church of Christ Comes of Age

Margaret Bendroth

in The Last Puritans: Mainline Protestants and the Power of the Past

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624006
eISBN:
9781469624020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624006.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This concluding chapter describes the emergence of the United Church of Christ (UCC). It argues that history did not survive in the UCC—as the antimerger critics had feared—however, the merger itself ... More


The Mainline in Motion: Resisting the Right, Remaking the Center

in Public Pulpits: Methodists and Mainline Churches in the Moral Argument of Public Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226804743
eISBN:
9780226804767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226804767.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The urgency of efforts by the National Council of Churches (NCC) to unify the mainline churches as a public church over the past decade stemmed, first, from its mounting concern over the powerfully ... More


Introduction

Margaret Bendroth

in The Last Puritans: Mainline Protestants and the Power of the Past

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624006
eISBN:
9781469624020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624006.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This introductory chapter examines the role of the past in mainline Protestant churches—more specifically the Congregationalists—and how they have coped with modern, twentieth-century American life. ... More


Conclusion: Public Churches and the Church: Mainline Problems and Prospects

in Public Pulpits: Methodists and Mainline Churches in the Moral Argument of Public Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226804743
eISBN:
9780226804767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226804767.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

How can the mainline Protestant churches invigorate their social witness and public advocacy in America today? Diagnosis from the angle of the public church underscores the fact that local giving has ... More


Faith in Public: Going to War in Iraq and Doing Good at Home

in Public Pulpits: Methodists and Mainline Churches in the Moral Argument of Public Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226804743
eISBN:
9780226804767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226804767.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

What is the role of religion in American public life? Prophetic witness, voice of conscience, social activist and reformer, moral advocate and interlocutor? Or is it Good Samaritan, helping hand, ... More


Mainline and Sideline: Post-Independence Mainline Protestantism and Pentecostalism

Ennis B. Edmonds and Michelle A. Gonzalez

in Caribbean Religious History: An Introduction

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722343
eISBN:
9780814722848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722343.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter focuses on the role of the churches in the post-emancipation era and the emergence of the distinction between “mainline” churches (European-derived, with high status) and “clap-hand” ... More


Introduction

Allan Anderson, Michael Bergunder, André Droogers, and Cornelis van der Laan

in Studying Global Pentecostalism: Theories and Methods

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520266612
eISBN:
9780520947504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266612.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter addresses the issue of defining the field of global Pentecostalism and aims to summarize and stimulate multidisciplinary efforts and to explore examples of good research practice. It ... More


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