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 Decently and in Order: Congregational Worship

Korie L. Edwards

in The Elusive Dream: The Power of Race in Interracial Churches

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195314243
eISBN:
9780199871810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314243.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The second chapter examines the worship styles and practices of interracial churches and compares them to those of other kinds of churches. Focusing on a conflict over worship practices that emerged ... More


Involvement

Mark Chaves

in American Religion: Contemporary Trends

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691146850
eISBN:
9781400839957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691146850.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter studies religious involvement, which mainly means attendance at weekend worship services. The strong connection between religious involvement and family life in the United States points ... More


A House of Prayer for All the Nations

Curtiss Paul DeYoung

in United by Faith: The Multiracial Congregation as an Answer to the Problem of Race

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195152159
eISBN:
9780199849659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152159.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

As several nations experienced various forms of racism in church, leaders of the congregation took action by discussing how worship services may be customized in such a way that would cater to all ... More


Performing Pacifism: Worship, Plays, and Pageants

Patricia Appelbaum

in Kingdom to Commune: Protestant Pacifist Culture between World War I and the Vietnam Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807832677
eISBN:
9781469605975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889763_appelbaum.9
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The range of pacifist performance is wide. Individuals and groups enacted their pacifism for intimate gatherings and for the larger public. Speeches, discussion, marches, picket lines, rallies, and ... More


Extemporaneous Sermons in the Serpent-handling Tradition

Ralph W. Hood Jr. and W. Paul Williamson

in Them That Believe: The Power and Meaning of the Christian Serpent-Handling Tradition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231474
eISBN:
9780520942714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231474.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter sheds light on the phenomenologically oriented research that was conducted over the past several years centering on the meanings of extemporaneous sermons on serpent handling. It ... More


Buildings

Sally K. Gallagher

in Getting to Church: Narratives of Gender and Joining

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190239671
eISBN:
9780190239701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190239671.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 2 explores the ways in which local congregations embody and reflect particular sets of religious goods—whether a distinctive sense of history, structure of worship services, or basic beliefs. ... More


Cries of Creation, Ground for Hope: Faith, Justice, and the Earth Interfaith Worship Service

Jane Ellen Nickell and Lawrence Troster

in Ecospirit: Religions and Philosophies for the Earth

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227457
eISBN:
9780823236626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227457.003.0028
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter focuses on this service, which took place during the Ground for Hope conference at Drew University in Madison, New Jersey, on September 30, 2005. It was ... More


California Kickback

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/9780199360468.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents the author's account of his visit to the Calvary Chapel in southern California. He describes the worship services, the congregation, senior pastor Chuck Smith, church-sponsored ... More


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