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Moral Majority

Daniel K. Williams

in God's Own Party: The Making of the Christian Right

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195340846
eISBN:
9780199867141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340846.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The growth of the Sunbelt, along with evangelicals’ rapidly rising socioeconomic status, gave evangelicals the financial resources and voting power to attract national political attention. When ... More


The Spiritual Injuries of Class

Omri Elisha

in Moral Ambition: Mobilization and Social Outreach in Evangelical Megachurches

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267503
eISBN:
9780520950542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267503.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

The chapter examines the reflexive critique of class and the ways that it feeds into the discourse of outreach mobilization among socially engaged evangelicals. This critique is entirely distinct ... More


Come unto me all ye that labour and are heavy laden: First Church of Deliverance and Its Media Ministry

Kymberly N. Pinder

in Painting the Gospel: Black Public Art and Religion in Chicago

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039928
eISBN:
9780252098086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039928.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

This chapter examines Frederick D. Jones's murals that form a central part of the media ministry of the First Church of Deliverance (FCOD). FCOD's charismatic founder Clarence Henry Cobbs was the ... More


Gendered Blueprints: Transnational Masculinities in Muslim Televangelist Cultures

Nabil Echchaibi

in Circuits of Visibility: Gender and Transnational Media Cultures

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737309
eISBN:
9780814744680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737309.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores modes of projecting Islam into public visibility through alternative formulations of mediated masculinity. For many years, the Muslim conceptualization of gender roles followed ... More


From the Scopes Trial to Darwin on Trial

Edward Caudill

in Intelligently Designed: How Creationists Built the Campaign against Evolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038013
eISBN:
9780252095306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038013.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the transformation of the creationist movement after William Jennings Bryan's death and the Scopes trial. When Bryan died, fundamentalism was thrown into some disarray. However, ... More


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