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Conclusion

David Harrington Watt

in Bible-Carrying Christians

Published in print March 2002 | ISBN: 9780195068344
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199834822 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195068343.003.0007
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Fieldwork conducted in the early 1990s at Oak Grove Church, Oak Grove Christian Academy, the Philadelphia Mennonite Fellowship, and the Philadelphia Church of Christ produced a great deal of data that suggest that in the early 1990s Bible‐carrying Christian churches tended to naturalize (to various degrees) the authority of heterosexuals and of men. The data also suggested that under certain (relatively rare) circumstances, Bible‐carrying Christian churches denaturalized the authority of ministers, corporations, and nation‐states.

Keywords: 1990s; corporations; denaturalize; heterosexuals; men; ministers; nation‐states; naturalize

Chapter.  1571 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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