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The Gospel of Freedom & PowerProtestant Missionaries in American Culture after World War II

The Gospel of Freedom & Power: Protestant Missionaries in American Culture after World War II

Sarah E. Ruble

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835814
eISBN:
9781469601601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837429_ruble
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In the decades after World War II, Protestant missionaries abroad were a topic of vigorous public debate. From religious periodicals and Sunday sermons to novels and anthropological monographs, ... More

Guaranteed PureThe Moody Bible Institute, Business, and the Making of Modern Evangelicalism

Guaranteed Pure: The Moody Bible Institute, Business, and the Making of Modern Evangelicalism

Timothy Gloege

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621012
eISBN:
9781469623191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621012.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

American evangelicalism has long walked hand in hand with modern consumer capitalism. This book shows us why, through an engaging story about God and big business at the Moody Bible Institute. ... More

Hittin' the Prayer BonesMateriality of Spirit in the Pentecostal South

Hittin' the Prayer Bones: Materiality of Spirit in the Pentecostal South

Anderson Blanton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623979
eISBN:
9781469623993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623979.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In this work, Anderson Blanton illuminates how prayer, faith, and healing are intertwined with technologies of sound reproduction and material culture in the charismatic Christian worship of southern ... More

Into the PulpitSouthern Baptist Women and Power since World War II

Into the Pulpit: Southern Baptist Women and Power since World War II

Elizabeth H. Flowers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835340
eISBN:
9781469601823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869987_flowers
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The debate over women's roles in the Southern Baptist Convention's conservative ascendance is often seen as secondary to theological and biblical concerns. This book argues, however, that for both ... More

Ismaʿili ModernGlobalization and Identity in a Muslim Community

Ismaʿili Modern: Globalization and Identity in a Muslim Community

Jonah Steinberg

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834077
eISBN:
9781469603728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899458_steinberg
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The Isma'ili Muslims, a major sect of Shi'i Islam, form a community that is intriguing in its deterritorialized social organization. Informed by the richness of Isma'ili history, theories of ... More

Kingdom to CommuneProtestant Pacifist Culture between World War I and the Vietnam Era

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

Patricia Appelbaum

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

American religious pacifism is usually explained in terms of its practitioners' ethical and philosophical commitments. This book argues that Protestant pacifism, which constituted the religious ... More

The Last PuritansMainline Protestants and the Power of the Past

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

Margaret Bendroth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624006
eISBN:
9781469624020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624006.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Congregationalists, the oldest group of American Protestants, are the heirs of New England's first founders. While they were key characters in the story of early American history, from Plymouth Rock ... More

The Long Shadow of Vatican IiLiving Faith and Negotiating Authority since the Second Vatican Council

The Long Shadow of Vatican Ii: Living Faith and Negotiating Authority since the Second Vatican Council

Lucas Van Rompay, Sam Miglarese, and David A Morgan (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625294
eISBN:
9781469625317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625294.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

With the Second Vatican Council (1962–65), the Roman Catholic Church for the first time took a positive stance on modernity. Its impact on the thought, worship, and actions of Catholics worldwide was ... More

Luminous BrotherhoodAfro-Creole Spiritualism in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans

Luminous Brotherhood: Afro-Creole Spiritualism in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans

Emily Suzanne Clark

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628783
eISBN:
9781469628806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628783.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In the midst of a nineteenth-century boom in spiritual experimentation, the Cercle Harmonique, a remarkable group of African-descended men, practiced Spiritualism in heavily Catholic New Orleans from ... More

Migrating FaithPentecostalism in the United States and Mexico in the Twentieth Century

Migrating Faith: Pentecostalism in the United States and Mexico in the Twentieth Century

Daniel Ramírez

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624068
eISBN:
9781469624082
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624068.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Daniel Ramírez's history of twentieth-century Pentecostalism in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands begins in Los Angeles in 1906 with the eruption of the Azusa Street Revival. The Pentecostal ... More

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