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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

Muslim American Women on CampusUndergraduate Social Life and Identity

Muslim American Women on Campus: Undergraduate Social Life and Identity

Shabana Mir

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610788
eISBN:
9781469612614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469610801_Mir
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This ethnographic study of women on Washington, D.C. college campuses reveals that being a young female Muslim in post-9/11 America means experiencing double scrutiny—scrutiny from the Muslim ... More

New Women of the Old FaithGender and American Catholicism in the Progressive Era

New Women of the Old Faith: Gender and American Catholicism in the Progressive Era

Kathleen Sprows Cummings

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807832493
eISBN:
9781469605999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889848_cummings
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

American Catholic women rarely surface as protagonists in histories of the United States. Offering a new perspective, this book places Catholic women at the forefront of two defining developments of ... More

Original Sin and Everyday ProtestantsThe Theology of Reinhold Niebuhr, Billy Graham, and Paul Tillich in an Age of Anxiety

Original Sin and Everyday Protestants: The Theology of Reinhold Niebuhr, Billy Graham, and Paul Tillich in an Age of Anxiety

Andrew S. Finstuen

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807833360
eISBN:
9781469604572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898536_finstuen
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In the years following World War II, American Protestantism experienced tremendous growth, but conventional wisdom holds that midcentury Protestants practiced an optimistic, progressive, complacent, ... More

Progressive Evangelicals and the Pursuit of Social Justice

Progressive Evangelicals and the Pursuit of Social Justice

Brantley W. Gasaway

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469617725
eISBN:
9781469617749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617725.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book provides a history of the diverse, small, and yet dynamic progressive evangelical Christianity native to the United States. Focusing on the religious and politically inclined evangelical ... More

Reforming SodomProtestants and the Rise of Gay Rights

Reforming Sodom: Protestants and the Rise of Gay Rights

Heather Rachelle White

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624112
eISBN:
9781469624792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624112.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

With a focus on mainline Protestants and gay rights activists in the twentieth century, this book challenges the usual picture of perennial adversaries with a new narrative about America's religious ... More

Religion, Art, and MoneyEpiscopalians and American Culture from the Civil War to the Great Depression

Religion, Art, and Money: Episcopalians and American Culture from the Civil War to the Great Depression

Peter W. Williams

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469626970
eISBN:
9781469628134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626970.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This cultural history of mainline Protestantism and American cities--most notably, New York City--focuses on rich, city-dwelling Episcopalians and what they did with their money. Peter Williams ... More

The Religious History of American WomenReimagining the Past

The Religious History of American Women: Reimagining the Past

Catherine A. Brekus (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831021
eISBN:
9781469605173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867990_brekus
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

More than a generation after the rise of women's history alongside the feminist movement, it is still difficult, observes the author of this book, to locate women in histories of American religion. ... More

Religious Intolerance in AmericaA Documentary History

Religious Intolerance in America: A Documentary History

John Corrigan and Lynn S. Neal (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833896
eISBN:
9781469604091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895955_corrigan
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

American narratives often celebrate the nation's rich heritage of religious freedom. There is, however, a less told and often ignored part of the story: the ways that intolerance and cultures of hate ... More

Resurrecting the Brother of JesusThe James Ossuary Controversy and the Quest for Religious Relics

Resurrecting the Brother of Jesus: The James Ossuary Controversy and the Quest for Religious Relics

Ryan Byrne and Bernadette McNary-Zak (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832981
eISBN:
9781469604787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895498_byrne
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In 2002 a burial box of skeletal remains purchased anonymously from the black market was identified as the ossuary of James, the brother of Jesus. Transformed by the media into a religious and ... More

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