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Providence and History

Michael J. McClymond and Gerald R. McDermott

in The Theology of Jonathan Edwards

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199791606
eISBN:
9780199932290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791606.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Theology

After surveying previous attempts to classify Edwards's History of Redemption, this chapter moves beyond Goen and Heimert by arguing that Edwards's view of history cannot simply be identified as ... More


Introduction: Southcottians, Radicalism, and Agency

Dr Philip Lockley

in Visionary Religion and Radicalism in Early Industrial England: From Southcott to Socialism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199663873
eISBN:
9780191744792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663873.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

This chapter introduces the themes, concepts and questions which frame this study. The popular religion of Southcottianism is defined, and existing interpretations of its relationship to radical ... More


On the Compatibility/Incompatibility of Pentecostal Premillennialism with Black Liberation Theology

Frederick L. Ware

in Afro-Pentecostalism: Black Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity in History and Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814797303
eISBN:
9780814789070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814797303.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the conflict between Pentecostal premillennialism—the pervasive conception of eschatology in Pentecostal churches—and black racial consciousness and suggests that the former is ... More


“The Glorious Day is Coming On”: Revival, Holy War, and the Millennium

John Howard Smith

in A Dream of the Judgment Day: American Millennialism and Apocalypticism, 1620-1890

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197533741
eISBN:
9780197533772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197533741.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Anxious that God was preparing them for Christ’s second coming, Euro-Americans experienced an unprecedented revival known as the First Great Awakening—an intercolonial phenomenon that infused ... More


“The Prophecy of Daniel is Now Literally Fulfilling”: The Revolutionary Millennium

John Howard Smith

in A Dream of the Judgment Day: American Millennialism and Apocalypticism, 1620-1890

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197533741
eISBN:
9780197533772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197533741.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Contrary to the espoused rationalism of the leaders of the American Revolution, popular perceptions of the violent detachment from Great Britain and the creation of a new republic filled the public ... More


Campaign Journal

Randall Balmer

in Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory: A Journey into the Evangelical Subculture in America, 25th Anniversary edition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199360468
eISBN:
9780190258252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199360468.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents the author's account of events in February 1988, namely preparations for the Iowa caucuses and the first primary of the presidential campaign in New Hampshire. He describes ... More


Theology

David Bebbington

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199683710
eISBN:
9780191823923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199683710.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Theology

Evangelicalism was the chief factor moulding the theology of most Protestant Dissenting traditions of the nineteenth century, dictating an emphasis on conversions, the cross, the Bible as the supreme ... More


Two Revisions of Millennialism

George M. Marsden

in Fundamentalism and American Culture

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780197599488
eISBN:
9780197599525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197599488.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Prior to the Civil War, postmillennialism had been more common among most American evangelical Protestants than had premillennialism. Both were taught, however. After the Civil War, more progressive ... More


Eschatology

Crawford Gribben

in Survival and Resistance in Evangelical America: Christian Reconstruction in the Pacific Northwest

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780199370221
eISBN:
9780197551547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199370221.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The migration to the Pacific Northwest is driven by hope. This hope is controversial because eschatology, insofar as it imagines a better world, involves critique of the present. Recognizing that ... More


Introduction

Julie J. Ingersoll

in Building God’s Kingdom: Inside the World of Christian Reconstruction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199913787
eISBN:
9780199390298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199913787.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Introduction lays out the basic argument that the New Christian Right is not new and that it can be traced to the Old Christian Right and the rise of fundamentalism at the turn of the twentieth ... More


Christian Reconstructionist Theology

Julie J. Ingersoll

in Building God’s Kingdom: Inside the World of Christian Reconstruction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199913787
eISBN:
9780199390298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199913787.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter outlines the theology of the Christian Reconstructionists, highlighting Calvinism, postmillennialism, presuppositionalism, and theonomy taking these technical theological systems and ... More


Building the Dispensations

B. M. Pietsch

in Dispensational Modernism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190244088
eISBN:
9780190244101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190244088.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

Chapter 5 examines dispensational ideas about the nature of time in late-nineteenth-century America. They fashioned a time concept that was thoroughly polyvalent: at once linear, teleological, ... More


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