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Holy Mavericks: Evangelical Innovators and the Spiritual Marketplace

Shayne Lee and Phillip Luke Sinitiere

Abstract

Joel Osteen, Paula White, T. D. Jakes, Rick Warren, and Brian McLaren pastor some the largest churches in the United States, lead vast spiritual networks, write best-selling books, and are among the most influential preachers in American Protestantism today. Spurred by the phenomenal appeal of these religious innovators, this book investigates how they operate and how their style of religious expression fits into America's cultural landscape. Drawing from the theory of religious economy, the book offers new perspectives on evangelical leadership and key insights into why some religious movemen ... More

Keywords: spiritual networks, Joel Osteen, Paula White, T. D. Jakes, Rick Warren, American Protestantism, preachers, evangelical leadership, evangelicalism, American religion

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780814752340
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: March 2016 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9780814752340.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Shayne Lee, author

Phillip Luke Sinitiere, author