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 Dwight David Eisenhower, Dynamic Conservatism, and the Religious Revival of the 1950s

Gary Scott Smith

in Faith and the Presidency: From George Washington to George W. Bush

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195300604
eISBN:
9780199785285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300604.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Dwight D. Eisenhower’s personal behavior, the mood of the 1950s, and shrewd publicity combined to make his administration seem more religious than those of most other presidents. Although the general ... More


Debating Secularism

Witham Larry

in Marketplace of the Gods: How Economics Explains Religion

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195394757
eISBN:
9780199777372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394757.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The “religious economies” model challenges the theory of secularization, which says that the role of religion is receding in society and individual lives. Instead, the economic model says that ... More


Conclusions

Vjekoslav Perica

in Balkan Idols: Religion and Nationalism in Yugoslav States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148565
eISBN:
9780199834556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148568.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The conclusion from the case study of the making and unmaking of Yugoslav states presented in this book, both in general, and in its religious dimension in particular, offers scholars a kind of ... More


“AND YET THERE IS ROOM ”: The Religious Landscape of Newport

Benjamin L. Carp

in Rebels Rising: Cities and the American Revolution

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304022
eISBN:
9780199788606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304022.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The churches, meetinghouses, and synagogues where colonial Americans participated in religious life could be a source of political mobilization or a source of civic impasse. The political allegiances ... More


The First Islamic Reviver: Abu Hamid al-Ghazali and his Revival of the Religious Sciences

Kenneth Garden

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199989621
eISBN:
9780199395590
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989621.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Building on recent revisionist scholarship, this book offers a new overview of the last two decades of the life of the seminal 11th-century Islamic thinker Abu Hamid al-Ghazali (d. 1111). It focuses ... More


Women as Revivalists

Jennifer Lloyd

in Women and the Shaping of British Methodism: Persistent Preachers, 1807-1907

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078859
eISBN:
9781781702574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078859.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Independent female evangelism thrived during the 1860s, a period of sustained evangelical activity promoting religious revival. This chapter traces the transatlantic roots of revivalism, the ... More


The Revival and Its Agenda

Kenneth Garden

in The First Islamic Reviver: Abu Hamid al-Ghazali and his Revival of the Religious Sciences

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199989621
eISBN:
9780199395590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989621.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Al-Ghazali’s masterpiece, the Revival of the Religious Sciences, has been misunderstood and mischaracterized. It is not a work of Sufism, but of what al-Ghazali calls the “Science of the Hereafter.” ... More


Revival and Revolution

Brent S. Sirota

in The Christian Monitors: The Church of England and the Age of Benevolence, 1680-1730

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300167108
eISBN:
9780300199277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300167108.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the Anglican revival of the later seventeenth century — the popular preaching, devotional writing, pastoral care, and charitable outreach that sought to restore the Church of ... More


Religion and Human Security: A Global Perspective

James K. Wellman and Clark Lombardi (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199827732
eISBN:
9780199950553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827732.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book explores the long-unstudied relationship between religion and human security throughout the world. The 1950s marked the beginning of a period of extraordinary religious revival, during ... More


In a Flame

Douglas L. Winiarski

in Darkness Falls on the Land of Light: Experiencing Religious Awakenings in Eighteenth-Century New England

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469628264
eISBN:
9781469628288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628264.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Part 2 reconstructs the theological and rhetorical strategies through which the popular Anglican evangelist George Whitefield and other itinerant preachers labored to persuade their audiences to ... More


Introduction

Brent S. Sirota

in The Christian Monitors: The Church of England and the Age of Benevolence, 1680-1730

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300167108
eISBN:
9780300199277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300167108.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This introductory chapter sets out the book’s purpose, which is to examine the Anglican revival of the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. It traces the Anglican revival from its origins ... More


The Rhetoric of Revival: Authorizing Strategies and the Presentation of the Science of the Hereafter

Kenneth Garden

in The First Islamic Reviver: Abu Hamid al-Ghazali and his Revival of the Religious Sciences

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199989621
eISBN:
9780199395590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989621.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

It is one thing to forge a new vision of a religious tradition. It is another to win authority for it. Al-Ghazali understood this and crafted his Revival of the Religious Sciences not only to expound ... More


King William's College

John Jenkin

in William and Lawrence Bragg, Father and Son: The Most Extraordinary Collaboration in Science

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199235209
eISBN:
9780191715631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235209.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Conditions at King Willliam's College were Spartan, but William again did well, especially in mathematics and was promoted into forms far ahead of his age group. In 1880, he undertook the entrance ... More


From New York to North Carolina

Kim Tolley

in Heading South To Teach: The World of Susan Nye Hutchison, 1815-1845

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624334
eISBN:
9781469624358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624334.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 1 investigates the socioeconomic factors that drew Susan Nye to leave her parents' farm in rural New York and teach in the South. This chapter establishes her personal and ideological ... More


Explaining the Global Religious Revival: The Egyptian Case

Talal Asad

in Powers: Religion as a Social and Spiritual Force

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231560
eISBN:
9780823235537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231560.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter discusses several explanations of so-called world-wide religious revival: religion as a response to acute economic and sociological problems, the need to find ... More


The Missionaries: Expiation and the Resacralization of the King’s Two Bodies

Sheryl Kroen

in Politics and Theater: The Crisis of Legitimacy in Restoration France, 1815-1830

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222144
eISBN:
9780520924383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222144.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the missionaries orchestrating a religious revival in these years which also used their public spectacles to reassert the legitimacy of the Bourbon monarchy; however, their ... More


After the Flood

Rüdiger Seesemann

in The Divine Flood: Ibrahim Niasse and the Roots of a Twentieth-Century Sufi Revival

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195384321
eISBN:
9780199897421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384321.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter gives a condensed overview of the developments after the ultimate breakthrough of 1951 and the state of the fayda today. Although the reasons behind the extraordinary expansion of the ... More


They Were All Filled with the Holy Ghost!: The Early Years of the Azusa Street Revival

Marne L. Campbell

in Making Black Los Angeles: Class, Gender, and Community, 1850-1917

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629278
eISBN:
9781469629292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629278.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 5, “They Were All Filled With the Holy Ghost!,” emphasizes the role of African American religious institutions, focusing primarily on the early years of the Azusa Street Revival, 1906 – 1908, ... More


Introduction

Kenneth Garden

in The First Islamic Reviver: Abu Hamid al-Ghazali and his Revival of the Religious Sciences

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199989621
eISBN:
9780199395590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989621.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Earlier generations of scholarship had presented al-Ghazali as an inwardly directed mystic primarily concerned with his own salvation and the definitive refuter of Islam’s philosophical tradition. ... More


Pealeism and Its Discontents: Cold War Religion, Intellectuals, and the Middlebrow

Erin A. Smith

in What Would Jesus Read?: Popular Religious Books and Everyday Life in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621326
eISBN:
9781469621340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621326.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the debate regarding the proper place of religion in American public life in the first two decades after World War II, as well as its consequences for the reception of religious ... More


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