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Afro-PentecostalismBlack Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity in History and Culture

Afro-Pentecostalism: Black Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity in History and Culture

Amos Yong and Estrelda Y. Alexander (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814797303
eISBN:
9780814789070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814797303.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In 2006, the contemporary American Pentecostal movement celebrated its 100th birthday. Over that time, its African American sector has been markedly influential, not only vis-à-vis other branches of ... More

After Expulsion1492 and the Making of Sephardic Jewry

After Expulsion: 1492 and the Making of Sephardic Jewry

Jonathan S. Ray

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814729113
eISBN:
9780814729120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814729113.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

On August 3, 1492, the same day that Columbus set sail from Spain, the long and glorious history of that nation's Jewish community officially came to a close. The expulsion of Europe's last major ... More

All You That LaborReligion and Ethics in the Living Wage Movement

All You That Labor: Religion and Ethics in the Living Wage Movement

C. Melissa Snarr

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741122
eISBN:
9780814788592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741122.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the early 1990s, a grassroots coalition of churches in Baltimore, Maryland helped launch what would become a national movement. Joining forces with labor and low-wage worker organizations, they ... More

The American Soul RushEsalen and the Rise of Spiritual Privilege

The American Soul Rush: Esalen and the Rise of Spiritual Privilege

Marion Goldman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732878
eISBN:
9780814733387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732878.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Yoga, humanistic psychology, meditation, holistic healing: these practices are commonplace today, yet before the early 1960s they were atypical options for most people outside of the upper class or ... More

The Assemblies of GodGodly Love and the Revitalization of American Pentecostalism

The Assemblies of God: Godly Love and the Revitalization of American Pentecostalism

Margaret M. Poloma and John C. Green

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767832
eISBN:
9780814768396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767832.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Assemblies of God (AG) is the ninth-largest American and the world's largest Pentecostal denomination, with over 50 million followers worldwide. The AG embraces a worldview of miracles and ... More

Authentically Black and Truly CatholicThe Rise of Black Catholicism in the Great Migration

Authentically Black and Truly Catholic: The Rise of Black Catholicism in the Great Migration

Matthew J. Cressler

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479841325
eISBN:
9781479815425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479841325.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Black Catholics are absent in most histories of U.S. Catholicism and African American religion. Drawn from a wide variety of sources, this book is a lived religious history of Black Catholics in ... More

Aztlán and ArcadiaReligion, Ethnicity, and the Creation of Place

Aztlán and Arcadia: Religion, Ethnicity, and the Creation of Place

Roberto Ramón Lint Sagarena

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740606
eISBN:
9781479854905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740606.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the wake of the Mexican–American War, competing narratives of religious conquest and re-conquest were employed by Anglo American and ethnic Mexican Californians to make sense of their place in ... More

Ballots, Babies, and Banners of PeaceAmerican Jewish Women's Activism, 1890-1940

Ballots, Babies, and Banners of Peace: American Jewish Women's Activism, 1890-1940

Melissa R. Klapper

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748947
eISBN:
9780814749463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748947.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book explores the social and political activism of American Jewish women from approximately 1890 to the beginnings of World War II. It demonstrates that no history of the birth control, ... More

Black Women's Christian ActivismSeeking Social Justice in a Northern Suburb

Black Women's Christian Activism: Seeking Social Justice in a Northern Suburb

Betty Livingston Adams

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814745465
eISBN:
9781479880324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814745465.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book argues that religion made a difference in black working women’s activism and organizational strategies in the struggle for social justice in the first half of the twentieth century. Living ... More

Border MedicineA TransCultural History of Mexican American Curanderismo

Border Medicine: A TransCultural History of Mexican American Curanderismo

Brett Hendrickson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479834785
eISBN:
9781479843015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479834785.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Mexican American folk and religious healing, often referred to as curanderismo, has been a vital part of life in the Mexico–U.S. border region for centuries. A hybrid tradition made up primarily of ... More

Building the Old Time ReligionWomen Evangelists in the Progressive Era

Building the Old Time Religion: Women Evangelists in the Progressive Era

Priscilla Pope-Levison

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814723845
eISBN:
9780814744420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814723845.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

During the Progessive Era, a period of unprecedented ingenuity, women evangelists built the old time religion with brick and mortar, uniforms and automobiles, fresh converts and devoted protégés. ... More

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

Christian Theologies of SalvationA Comparative Introduction

Christian Theologies of Salvation: A Comparative Introduction

Justin S. Holcomb

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814724439
eISBN:
9780814760642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724439.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book introduces the reader to the great variety of distinctive interpretations within the Christian tradition regarding theologies of salvation, distinctive interpretations expressed by a wide ... More

Christian Theologies of the SacramentsA Comparative Introduction

Christian Theologies of the Sacraments: A Comparative Introduction

Justin S. Holcomb and David A. Johnson (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814724323
eISBN:
9780814770634
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724323.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book introduces the reader to the great variety of distinctive interpretations within the Christian tradition regarding theologies of sacraments, distinctive interpretations expressed by a wide ... 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

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