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Caribbean Religious HistoryAn Introduction

Caribbean Religious History: An Introduction

Ennis B. Edmonds and Michelle A. Gonzalez

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722343
eISBN:
9780814722848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722343.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The colonial history of the Caribbean created a context in which many religions, from indigenous to African-based to Christian, intermingled with one another, creating a rich diversity of religious ... More

Celluloid SermonsThe Emergence of the Christian Film Industry, 1930-1986

Celluloid Sermons: The Emergence of the Christian Film Industry, 1930-1986

Terry Lindvall and Andrew Quicke

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814753248
eISBN:
9780814765357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814753248.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Christian filmmaking, done outside of the corporate Hollywood industry and produced for Christian churches, affected a significant audience of church people. Protestant denominations and individuals ... More

Changing FaithThe Dynamics and Consequences of Americans' Shifting Religious Identities

Changing Faith: The Dynamics and Consequences of Americans' Shifting Religious Identities

Darren E. Sherkat

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741269
eISBN:
9780814741283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741269.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

More than anywhere else in the Western world, religious attachments in America are quite flexible, with over 40 percent of U.S. citizens shifting their religious identification at least once in their ... More

Contemporary IsraelNew Insights and Scholarship

Contemporary Israel: New Insights and Scholarship

Frederick E. Greenspahn (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479896806
eISBN:
9781479870141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479896806.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Over the past generation, modern Israel has evolved in ways that often differ from both what its founders envisioned and how it is popularly perceived. In this volume, experts draw on recent ... More

Crossing the Water and Keeping the FaithHaitian Religion in Miami

Crossing the Water and Keeping the Faith: Haitian Religion in Miami

Terry Rey and Alex Stepick

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814777084
eISBN:
9781479802678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814777084.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Beginning in the late 1970s and early 1980s, significant numbers of Haitian immigrants began to arrive and settle in Miami. Overcoming some of the most foreboding obstacles ever to face immigrants in ... More

Digital JesusThe Making of a New Christian Fundamentalist Community on the Internet

Digital Jesus: The Making of a New Christian Fundamentalist Community on the Internet

Robert Glenn Howard

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814773086
eISBN:
9780814790748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814773086.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the 1990s, Marilyn Agee developed one of the most well-known amateur evangelical websites focused on the “End Times,” The Bible Prophecy Corner. Around the same time, Lambert Dolphin, a retired ... More

Divine CallingsUnderstanding the Call to Ministry in Black Pentecostalism

Divine Callings: Understanding the Call to Ministry in Black Pentecostalism

Richard N. Pitt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814768235
eISBN:
9780814768259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814768235.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

One of the unique aspects of the religious profession is the high percentage of those who claim to be “called by God” to do their work. This call is particularly important within African American ... More

Elijah Muhammad and Islam

Elijah Muhammad and Islam

Herbert Berg

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791134
eISBN:
9780814789971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791134.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Elijah Muhammad is arguably the most significant figure in the history of Islam in the United States. Successor to W. D. Fard, the founder of the Nation of Islam, and a mentor to Malcolm X, Elijah ... More

Embodiment and the New Shape of Black Theological Thought

Embodiment and the New Shape of Black Theological Thought

Anthony B. Pinn

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767740
eISBN:
9780814768518
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767740.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Black theology tends to be a theology about no-body. Though one might assume that black and womanist theology have already given significant attention to the nature and meaning of black bodies as a ... More

Emerging EvangelicalsFaith, Modernity, and the Desire for Authenticity

Emerging Evangelicals: Faith, Modernity, and the Desire for Authenticity

James S. Bielo

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789544
eISBN:
9780814723234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789544.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Emerging Church movement developed in the mid-1990s among primarily white, urban, middle-class pastors and laity who were disenchanted with America's conservative Evangelical sub-culture. It is a ... More

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