By Julie Scott Jones
Being the selected explores Christian fundamentalism within the united states, focusing fairly at the trust procedure of Protestant fundamentalists. It establishes the major features of the Protestant worldview, investigating the levels to which those are adhered to among assorted teams and the way such trust structures are built and strengthened via lifestyle. by way of featuring wealthy empirical fabric, Being the selected sheds gentle at the demeanour within which the Protestant fundamentalist worldview shapes and constructs the ideals and activities of its adherents, offering them with enterprise and reinforcement within the face of oppositional forces. As such, it's going to curiosity not just sociologists, but additionally students of faith and the tradition and society of the united states.
Read Online or Download Being the Chosen: Exploring a Christian Fundamentalist Worldview PDF
Similar christianity books
The tradition of Christendom brings jointly unique essays through special historians on medieval ecu background. Their variety displays the breadth of Denis Bethell's personal pursuits, which even though concentrated at the excessive medieval church encompassed the tradition of the center a long time as a complete.
Una enciclopedia rigurosa y fácilmente asimilable, que reúne las rules de Ikram Antaki sobre aspectos polémicos del pensamiento cristiano.
DEBOLS! LLO relanza l. a. obra de una de las filósofas más influyentes del México contemporáneo.
Desde el panteón mesopotámico hasta el catolicismo moderno, pasando por el judaísmo: Religión incluye aspectos polémicos como los rollos del Mar Muerto, el Opus Dei, los angeles separación de los angeles Iglesia y el Estado, entre otros temas clásicos, explicando conceptos que usualmente no trascienden las discusiones académicas. Ikram Antaki, autora de este libro, se definía a sí misma como divulgadora del conocimiento y siempre agradeció a sus lectores "el deseo de saber".
Key issues - the one complete UK-published consultant to momentary buying and selling- Combines particular reference info with the author's recommendation on technique and strategies- each severe dealer within the united kingdom wishes this booklet - now not a nice-to-have, yet essential The e-book within the author's phrases: ''There has been a quiet revolution within the monetary markets within the united kingdom during the last few years, pushed via the advent of digital buying and selling and the proliferation of the web either as a method of buying and selling and as a source.
Medieval clerics believed that unique sin had rendered their 'fallen our bodies' prone to corrupting impulses. They feared that their corporeal frailty left them liable to demonic forces bent on penetrating and polluting their our bodies and souls. This ebook examines concerns generated through fears of pollutants, sexuality, and demonology.
- Post-Traumatic Public Theology
- Religion and Rational Theology
- Our Lady of Guadalupe: Mother of the Civilization of Love
- Power of a Man: Using Your Influence as a Man of Character
- In the Heart of the Desert: The Spiritualilty of the Desert Fathers and Mothers (Treasures of the World's Religions)
- Disarming the Heart: Toward a Vow of Nonviolence
Extra info for Being the Chosen: Exploring a Christian Fundamentalist Worldview
Political activity is seen as God’s ‘work’ and is therefore seen as ‘right’. Political activities can vary from single-issue campaigns to revolutionary efforts to destabilise governments. Apocalyptic beliefs present political action as contributing to a bigger divine plan beyond the immediate issue or campaign. ‘Same or Different’? Defining Fundamentalism? 27 These five aspects of worldview have been discussed separately but they should be viewed as interlinked; each working off and with the other elements.
Finney, Dwight Moody and Billy Sunday would tour urban centres (Sandeen, 1970, Ammerman, 1991). As cities grew due to industrialisation and immigration, they not only offered a steady supply of participants but they also proved emblematic as symbols of what was wrong with modernity and what the consequences of a shift away from ‘true’ Protestant values and beliefs would be. These urban revivals tapped into Protestant fears regarding urbanisation, immigration and the spread of secular, capitalist values.
Similarly, as Gupta (1993) notes, in lumping different groups together under a common label, do we end up overemphasising commonalities over important religious and cultural differences? These are legitimate concerns and many theorists prefer to focus on contextualising rather than categorising (Gupta, 1993). However, would such an approach miss important theoretical or theological angles due to a reticence to compare similar groups? After all within the sociology of religion we show no great theoretical discomfort with comparing disparate groups within other categories, such as ‘cult’, ‘New Age’ or indeed ‘religion’.
Being the Chosen: Exploring a Christian Fundamentalist Worldview by Julie Scott Jones