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The Universalist Movement in America, 1770-1880

The Universalist Movement in America, 1770-1880

Ann Lee Bressler

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195129861
eISBN:
9780199834013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195129865.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book offers the first cultural history of Universalism and the Universalist idea – the idea that an all-good and all-powerful God saves all souls. Ann Bressler argues that Universalism began as ... More

Unmanly MenRefigurations of Masculinity in Luke-Acts

Unmanly Men: Refigurations of Masculinity in Luke-Acts

Brittany E. Wilson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199325009
eISBN:
9780190229191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199325009.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This book examines key male characters in Luke-Acts with respect to constructions of gender and masculinity in the Greco-Roman world. Of all Luke’s male characters, four in particular problematize ... More

An Unpredictable GospelAmerican Evangelicals and World Christianity, 1812-1920

An Unpredictable Gospel: American Evangelicals and World Christianity, 1812-1920

Jay Riley Case

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199772322
eISBN:
9780199932528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772322.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Missionaries have often been cast as cultural imperialists, but the evangelical engagement with new movements of world Christianity in the nineteenth century reveals a different process at work. ... More

Unreliable WitnessesReligion, Gender, and History in the Greco-Roman Mediterranean

Unreliable Witnesses: Religion, Gender, and History in the Greco-Roman Mediterranean

Ross Shepard Kraemer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199743186
eISBN:
9780199894680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743186.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

In Unreliable Witnesses, Ross Shepard Kraemer shows how her mind has changed or remained the same since the publication of her groundbreaking study, Her Share of the Blessings (1992). Unreliable ... More

Unsettled MindsPsychology and the American Search for Spiritual Assurance, 1830–1940

Unsettled Minds: Psychology and the American Search for Spiritual Assurance, 1830–1940

Christopher White

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520256798
eISBN:
9780520942721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520256798.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book examines how nineteenth- and twentieth-century American believers rejected older, often evangelical, theological traditions and turned to scientific psychologies to formulate new ideas ... More

Unsettling GazaSecular Liberalism, Radical Religion, and the Israeli Settlement Project

Unsettling Gaza: Secular Liberalism, Radical Religion, and the Israeli Settlement Project

Joyce Dalsheim

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199751204
eISBN:
9780199895014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751204.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This ethnographic study takes a unique approach to one of the most contentious issues in the Middle East—the Israeli settlement project. The book’s work intercedes in the conflict between religiously ... More

An Unusual RelationshipEvangelical Christians and Jews

An Unusual Relationship: Evangelical Christians and Jews

Yaakov Ariel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770689
eISBN:
9780814762936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770689.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

It is generally accepted that Jews and evangelical Christians have little in common. Yet special alliances developed between the two groups in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Evangelicals ... More

The Urban PulpitNew York City and the Fate of Liberal Evangelicalism

The Urban Pulpit: New York City and the Fate of Liberal Evangelicalism

Matthew Bowman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199977604
eISBN:
9780199363926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977604.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This study examines how the rise of liberal and fundamentalist factions of American evangelicalism in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries – a dispute usually assumed to be basically ... More

The Valiant WomanThe Virgin Mary in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

The Valiant Woman: The Virgin Mary in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Elizabeth Hayes Alvarez

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627410
eISBN:
9781469627434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627410.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Nineteenth-century America was rife with Protestant-fueled anti-Catholicism. This book reveals how Protestants nevertheless became surprisingly and deeply fascinated with the Virgin Mary, even as her ... More

Varieties of Religious InventionFounders and Their Functions in History

Varieties of Religious Invention: Founders and Their Functions in History

Patrick Gray (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199359714
eISBN:
9780190264253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199359714.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Religious controversies frequently focus on origins, and at the origins of the major religious traditions one typically finds a seminal figure. Names such as Jesus, Muhammad, Confucius, and Moses are ... More

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